Volume: August 2021, Issue 1

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Hot Topics at a Glance


Industry News

  • New survey: Americans have missed out on dating, parties, school and work because of acne.

New Medical Research

  • Three-step irradiance schedule versus two-step irradiance schedule for pain control during topical 5-aminolevulinic acid-photodynamic therapy of facial acne in Chinese patients: A prospective randomized comparative study.
  • Characterizing the nanomechanical properties of microcomedones after treatment with sodium salicylate ex vivo using atomic force microscopy.
  • A split-face clinical trial of conventional red-light photodynamic therapy versus daylight photodynamic therapy for acne vulgaris.
  • Resveratrol ameliorates lipid accumulation and inflammation in human SZ95 sebocytes via the AMPK signaling pathways in vitro.
  • Patterns of thyroid dysfunctions in adolescent patients suffering from severe acne during isotretinoin treatment.
  • Effect of minocycline hydrochloride combined with photodynamic therapy on skin barrier function of patients with acne.
  • Characterization of weissella viridescens UCO-SMC3 as a potential probiotic for the skin: Its beneficial role in the pathogenesis of acne vulgaris.
  • A smart LED therapy device with an automatic facial acne vulgaris diagnosis based on deep learning and internet of things application.
  • Carbopol-olive oil-based bigel drug delivery system of doxycycline hyclate for the treatment of acne.

Clinical Reviews

  • Application of red light therapy for moderate-to-severe acne vulgaris: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
  • Evaluation of the evidence level for the use of radiofrequency in aesthetic treatments: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
  • A neglected acne scar type: Papular acne scars and their correlations with keloid scars.
  • Assessing the safety and efficacy of trifarotene in the treatment of acne vulgaris.
  • Potential therapeutic approaches through modulating the autophagy process for skin barrier dysfunction.
  • Treatment of rosacea during pregnancy.
  • Isotretinoin in acne vulgaris complicated by underlying major depression: A case report and review of literature.
  • Blue light in dermatology.
  • Rosacea: An update in diagnosis, classification and management.
  • Results of laboratory monitoring in patients taking isotretinoin for acne.

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