Volume: July 2020, Issue 2

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Hot Topics at a Glance


Industry News for June 2020

  • Ortho Dermatologics launches Arazlo lotion in the US.
  • Acne news: Clascoterone cream 1% exhibits long-term safety for treatment of acne.
  • Proactiv works to change the conversation about acne with new initiatives.
  • Almirall announces FDA approval of updated label for Seysara® (sarecycline) tablets.

New Medical Research

  • Platelet rich plasma injection versus topical erythromycin 2% in treatment of acne vulgaris.
  • Searching predictive factors of efficacy and safety in a fractional CO2 laser.
  • Quality of life assessed using Skindex-16 scores among patients with acne receiving isotretinoin treatment.
  • Successful treatment of the face post acne erythema using a topically applied selective alpha 1-Adrenergic receptor agonist, oxymetazoline 1.5%, a controlled left to right face comparative trial.
  • Efficacy of IPL therapy for the treatment of acne vulgaris: A meta-analysis.
  • Comparison of dermatologists and family physicians in terms of prescribing antibiotics for the treatment of acne vulgaris.
  • Autologous plasma gel injection combined with scar subcision is a successful technique for atrophic post-acne scars: A split-face study.
  • Putative genes and pathways involved in the acne treatment of isotretinoin via microarray data analyses.
  • Self-contrast study of pinprick therapy combined with super pulse fractional CO2 laser for the treatment of atrophic acne scars.

Clinical Reviews

  • Isotretinoin and the eye: A review for the dermatologist.
  • Pulsed dye laser followed by intradermal botulinum toxin type-A in the treatment of rosacea-associated erythema and flushing.
  • Subject satisfaction with Trifarotene 50 μg/g cream in the treatment of facial and truncal acne vulgaris: A case series.
  • Amzeeq (minocycline topical foam): A new drug for the treatment of acne.
  • Demodex-induced Lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei: A case report.
  • Is there an association between long-term antibiotics for acne and subsequent infection sequelae and antimicrobial resistance? A systematic review protocol.
  • Skin needling for the treatment of acne scarring: A comprehensive review.
  • Esc-1GN shows therapeutic potentials for acne vulgaris and inflammatory pain.
  • Butterfly effect and acne - The role of diet.
  • Laser safety in isotretinoin use: Online survey of public perception.
  • Topical antibiotics in the dermatological clinical practice: Indications, efficacy and adverse effects.

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