Volume: February 2022, Issue 2

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Hot Topics at a Glance


AARS Grant Announcement

  • Announcing New AARS Research Grant Opportunity

New Medical Research

  • Characterization of rosacea patients in Tohoku area of Japan: Retrospective study of 340 rosacea cases.
  • Facial acne: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study on the clinical efficacy of a symbiotic dietary supplement.
  • Azelaic acid loaded chitosan and HPMC based hydrogels for treatment of acne: formulation, characterization, in vitro- ex vivo evaluation.
  • Clinical evaluation of efficacy of intralesional platelet-rich plasma injection versus 1064 nm long-pulsed Neodymium:YAG laser in the treatment of inflammatory acne vulgaris in adolescent and post-adolescent patients: a prospective randomized split-face comparative study.
  • Clinical and histological effects of topical epidermal growth factor on acne and acne scars.
  • Impact of IPL treatments on parameters of acne skin.
  • 30% supramolecular salicylic acid peels effectively treats acne vulgaris and reduces facial sebum.
  • Evaluation of the cumulative effect of radiofrequency microneedling and fractional erbium: Glass 1565 laser in moderate to severe acne scars in skin of color.
  • A split face comparative study using a novel triple combination therapy for the treatment of persistent post acne erythema.
  • Real-world safety and effectiveness of adalimumab in patients with hidradenitis suppurativa: 12-week interim analysis of post-marketing surveillance in Japan.
  • Effect of cognitive behavior oriented psychological intervention on the psychological status of depressed facial acne scar patients undergoing fractional photothermolysis.
  • Insights from a Box-Behnken optimization study of microemulsions with salicylic acid for acne therapy.
  • Intense pulsed light versus benzoyl peroxide.
  • Clinical features of acne in primary care patients assessed through teledermatology.

Clinical Reviews

  • Advances in molecular pathogenesis of hidradenitis suppurativa: Dysregulated keratins and ECM signaling.
  • A systematic review of evaluating the efficacy of acne scar treatment by fractional laser with or without using adjunctive treatments.
  • Rosacea management: A comprehensive review.
  • Adult female acne: Clinical and therapeutic particularities.
  • Efficacy and toxicity of classical immunosuppressants, retinoids and biologics in hidradenitis suppurativa.
  • Post-acne erythema treatment: A systematic review of the literature.
  • Efficacy comparison of pulsed dye laser vs. microsecond 1064-nm neodymium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet laser in the treatment of rosacea: A meta-analysis.
  • Therapies for hidradenitis suppurativa: A systematic review with a focus on Brazil.
  • New developments in topical acne therapy.


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