September 15, 2019 Issue

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Hot Topics at a Glance

Industry News

  • Aczone 7.5% gel now approved down to age 9. 

New Medical Research

  • Selective sebaceous gland electrothermolysis using a single microneedle radiofrequency device for acne patients: A prospective randomized controlled study.
  • New topical retinoid for acne achieves efficacy endpoints.
  • Characterization and analysis of the skin microbiota in rosacea: A case-control studyAcne beliefs, treatment-seeking behaviors, information media usage, and impact on daily living activities of Thai acne patients.
  • Acne beliefs, treatment-seeking behaviors, information media usage, and impact on daily living activities of Thai acne patients.
  • Microneedling (Dermapen) and Jessner's solution peeling in treatment of atrophic acne scars: A comparative randomized clinical study.
  • Treatment of rosacea and demodicosis with benzyl benzoate: Effects of different doses on demodex density and clinical symptoms.
  • Lipidomic analysis of facial skin surface lipid reveals the altered lipid profile in infancy acne.
  • Efficacy and safety of ablative resurfacing with a high-energy 1,064 Nd-YAG picosecond-domain laser for the treatment of facial acne scars in Asians.
  • Development of novel topical cosmeceutical formulations from nigella sativa l. with antimicrobial activity against acne-causing microorganisms.

Clinical Reviews

  • A meta-analysis of the evidence for assisted therapy with platelet-rich plasma for atrophic acne scars.
  • Abnormal liver function tests in acne patients receiving isotretinoin.
  • The efficacy of fractional ablative carbon dioxide (CO2) laser combined with other therapies in acne scars.
  • The safe management of acne vulgaris in lupus erythematosus: A systematic review with evidence-based treatment recommendations.
  • The emerging utility of the cutaneous microbiome in the treatment of acne and atopic dermatitis.
  • Severe acne and metabolic syndrome: A possible correlation.
  • A case of fractional microneedling radiofrequency induced rosacea.
  • Quantitative evaluation of atrophic acne scars using 3D image analysis with reflected LED light.
  • Sarecycline: A narrow spectrum tetracycline for the treatment of moderate-to-severe acne vulgaris.
  • Sarecycline review. 
  • Isotretinoin-induced sacroiliitis in patients with hidradenitis suppurativa: A case-based review. 
  • Link between rosacea and systemic inflammatory diseases.

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