Volume: May 2021, Issue 1

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Hot Topics at a Glance


Industry News

  • Mederma survey: America's got skin insecurities.
  • Accure Acne seeks to raise up to $20 million through private placement offering.

New Medical Research

  • Scientifically speaking: New directions in acne management, part 1.
  • Tranexamic acid microinjections: A novel treatment option for erythematotelangiectatic rosacea.
  • An increase in normetanephrine in hair follicles of acne lesions through the sympatho-adrenal medullary system in acne patients with anxiety.
  • Effects of ısotretinoin on the growth rate and thickness of the nail plate.
  • The effectiveness of botulinum toxin type A (BTX-A) in the treatment of facial skin oily seborrhea, enlarged pores, and symptom complex of post-acne.
  • Efficacy and safety of non-surgical short-wave radiofrequency treatment of mild-to-moderate erythematotelangiectatic rosacea: A prospective, open-label pilot study.
  • Incidence and clinical implications of autoimmune thyroiditis in the development of acne in young patients.
  • Topical 15% resorcinol is associated with high treatment satisfaction in patients with mild to moderate hidradenitis suppurativa.
  • A novel azelaic acid formulation for the topical treatment of inflammatory rosacea: A multicentre, prospective clinical trial.
  • The effectiveness of galactomyces ferment filtrate, dexpanthenol, and centella asiatica combination serum in the treatment of post-acne hyperpigmentation in subjects with skin of color.

Clinical Reviews

  • Efficacy of non-surgical monotherapies for hidradenitis suppurativa: A systematic review and network meta-analyses of randomized trials.
  • Treatment challenges in adult female acne and future directions.
  • Adalimumab induces a wound healing profile in patients with hidradenitis suppurativa by regulating macrophage differentiation and matrix metalloproteinase expression.
  • Self-limited acne agminate-like granulomatous reaction to facial laser rejuvenation in a patient with comedonal acne vulgaris.
  • Advances in oral isotretinoin therapy.
  • Boosting adherence and results with energy-based devices.
  • Unraveling the heterogeneity of hidradenitis suppurativa with phenotype schema.
  • Use of botulinum toxin in treating rosacea: A systematic review.
  • Remote consultations for patients with hidradenitis suppurativa during the COVID-19 pandemic: A single center experience.


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