Volume: June 2021, Issue 2

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Hot Topics at a Glance


Industry News

  • Face Reality Skincare partners with Olympic swimming medalist Abbey Weitzeil.

New Medical Research

  • Flares as dynamic predictive factor of response to adalimumab in hidradenitis suppurativa, real-life data.
  • Treatment of atrophic acne scars: Topical or intralesional plasma gel?
  • Topical antimicrobial peptides in combined treatment of acne patients.
  • Hidradenitis suppurativa from a patient perspective including symptoms and self-treatment.
  • Sodium bituminosulfonate used to treat rosacea modulates generation of inflammatory mediators by primary human neutrophils.
  • Adolescents' beliefs and perceptions of acne vulgaris: A cross-sectional study in Montenegrin schoolchildren.
  • In-vitro antioxidant and antimicrobial studies of ethanolic plant extracts of P. granatum, O. stamineus, A. bilimbi, M. nigra, and E. longifolia.
  • Efficacy and safety of 25% trichloroacetic acid peel versus 30% salicylic acid peel in mild-to-moderate acne vulgaris: A comparative study.
  • Sodium hypochlorite 0.005% versus placebo in the treatment of mild to moderate acne: A double-blind randomized controlled trial.
  • Comparison of fractionated frequency-doubled 1,064/532 nm picosecond Nd:YAG lasers and non-ablative fractional 1,540 nm Er: glass in the treatment of facial atrophic scars: A randomized, split-face, double-blind trial.

Clinical Reviews

  • Should we scan hidradenitis suppurativa patients? A systematic review of radiologic findings.
  • Isotretinoin on TikTok™: Misinformation getting under our skin.
  • Outcomes of pregnancy and childbirth in women with hidradenitis suppurativa.
  • Long-term follow-up after radiotherapy of hidradenitis suppurativa.
  • Vulval squamous cell carcinoma arising from hidradenitis suppurrativa.
  • The impact of acne, atopic dermatitis, skin toxicities and scars on quality of life and the importance of a holistic treatment approach.
  • Updated treatment for acne: Targeted therapy based on pathogenesis.
  • Efficacy and safety of adalimumab in hidradenitis suppurativa: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.
  • Willingness-to-pay and benefit-cost analysis of botulinum toxin for the treatment of rosacea in China: Findings from a web-based survey.
  • Associations between diet and acne lesions.
  • Surgical reconstruction of massive scrotal lymphedema associated with hidradenitis suppurativa: A case report.


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