Volume: June 2021, Issue 1

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Hot Topics at a Glance


Industry News

  • Nurx adds rosacea care to list of services.

New Medical Research

  • MicroRNAs as biomarkers of atrophic scarring in acne; a cross-sectional analysis of 41 patients.
  • The efficacy and safety of fractional 1064 nm Nd:YAG picosecond laser combined with intense pulsed light in the treatment of atrophic acne scar: A split-face study.
  • Tazarotene 0.045% lotion for moderate-to-severe acne patients: Pooled phase 3 analysis by age and sex.
  • Parametric acne severity (PAS) score and lesion counts from multi-modality facial image analysis correlates strongly with investigator assessment.
  • Evaluation of a first-in-class proteasome inhibitor in patients with moderate to severe rosacea.
  • Impact of acne on quality of life in young Pakistani adults and its relationship with severity: A multicenter study.
  • Activation of deoxyribonuclease I by nicotinamide as a new strategy to attenuate tetracycline-resistant biofilms of cutibacterium acnes.
  • Efficacy of a new non-drug acne therapy: Aloe vera gel combined with ultrasound and soft mask for the treatment of mild to severe facial acne.
  • Efficacy and safety of treatment with fractional 1,064-nm picosecond laser with diffractive optic element for wrinkles and acne scars: A clinical study.

Clinical Reviews

  • Light-based therapies in the management of rosacea: A systematic review with meta-analysis.
  • An overview of adapalene and benzoyl peroxide once-daily topical gel as a therapeutic option for acne.
  • Social media use in patients with acne vulgaris: What do patients expect from social media?
  • Acne vulgaris: The majority of patients do not achieve success according to FDA guidance.
  • Management of truncal acne with oral sarecycline: Pooled results from two phase-3 clinical trials.
  • Applications of gold and silver nanoparticles in the treatment of acne vulgaris: A systematic review.
  • Concerns, expectations, and management gaps relating to acne and associated scarring identified from survey data.
  • Target molecules for future hidradenitis suppurativa treatment.
  • Hidradenitis suppurativa in skin of color.
  • Cutaneous manifestations related to the COVID-19 pandemic: A review article.
  • The efficacy of blue light versus the combination of blue and red light therapy in the treatment of acne vulgaris.
  • Cutaneous and ocular rosacea: Common and specific physiopathogenic mechanisms and study models.


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