Volume: July 2021, Issue 2

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Hot Topics at a Glance

Industry News

  • FDA approves of Sol Gel's Twyneo for acne.
  • Ortho Dermatologics announces 2021 Aspire Higher scholarship recipients.

New Medical Research

  • Patient perspectives on the lived experience of acne and its treatment among adult women with acne: A qualitative study.
  • Interleukin19 gene polymorphism and its serum level in acne vulgaris patients.
  • Efficacy of a combined chemical peel and topical salicylic acid-based gel combination in the treatment of active acne.
  • A clinical study of carbon dioxide lattice laser-assisted or microneedle-assisted 5-aminolevulinic acid-based photodynamic therapy for the treatment of hypertrophic acne scars.
  • A topical gel of tea tree oil nanoemulsion containing adapalene versus adapalene marketed gel in patients with acne vulgaris: A randomized clinical trial.
  • A novel mechanism of carvedilol efficacy for rosacea treatment: Toll-like receptor 2 inhibition in macrophages.
  • A randomized controlled pilot study: Combined 595-nm pulsed dye laser treatment and oxymetazoline hydrochloride topical cream superior to oxymetazoline hydrochloride cream for erythematotelangiectatic rosacea.
  • Transplantation of autologous fat, stromal vascular fraction (SVF) cell and platelet rich plasma (PRP) for cell therapy of atrophic acne scars: Clinical evaluation and biometric assessment.
  • The effect of intense pulsed light on the skin microbiota and epidermal barrier in patients with mild to moderate acne vulgaris.
  • Efficacy and safety of topical spironolactone 5% cream in the treatment of acne: A pilot study.

Clinical Reviews

  • The use of lasers and light devices in acne management: An update.
  • Acid-base combination principles for preparation of anti-acne dissolving microneedles loaded with azelaic acid and matrine.
  • Efficacy of short-term intravenous clindamycin prior to oral clindamycin-rifampicin treatment in hidradenitis suppurativa: A retrospective case-series.
  • Comparison of 2940 nm Er: YAG laser treatment in the microlaser peel, fractional ablative laser, or combined modes for the treatment of concave acne scars.
  • Antimicrobial and antioxidative activity of newly synthesized peptides absorbed into bacterial cellulose carrier against acne vulgaris.
  • Clascoterone: A new topical anti-androgen for acne management.
  • A stereoscopic optical system for objective quantification of the change in cumulative acne scar depth following various treatment interventions.
  • The impact of isotretinoin on the pituitary-ovarian axis: An interpretative review of the literature.
  • Treatment of rhinophyma with fractional co2 laser resurfacing in a woman of color: Case report and review of the literature.
  • Racial/ethnic variations in acne: Implications for treatment and skin care recommendations for acne patients with skin of color.

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