Volume: November 2020, Issue 1

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Hot Topics at a Glance



  • The AARS would like to thank Emmy Graber, MD
  • What's new in acne and rosacea therapy?
  • The AARS is very grateful

Industry News

  • Sun Pharma continues to promote its Take on Acne campaign.
  • Brickell Biotech announces pricing of $15.0 million underwritten public offering.

New Medical Research

  • The pro-differentiation effect of doxycycline on human SZ95 sebocytes.
  • Granulomatous rosacea in Korean patients: Diagnosis based on combining clinical and histological findings.
  • Formulation of creams containing spirulina platensis powder with different nonionic surfactants for the treatment of acne vulgaris.
  • Antimicrobial photodynamic therapy against Propionibacterium acnes biofilms using hypericin (Hypericum perforatum) photosensitizer: In vitro study.
  • Combination treatment with human adipose tissue stem cell-derived exosomes and fractional co2 laser for acne scars: A 12-week prospective, double-blind, randomized, split-face study.
  • A split-face comparative trial of photopneumatic therapy versus intense pulsed light for the treatment of acne vulgaris.
  • Effectiveness of a combination of salicylic acid-based products for the treatment of mild comedonal-papular acne: A multicenter prospective observational study.
  • Effect of isotretinoin on myopia and axial length: A pilot study.
  • Identification and verification immune-related regulatory network in acne.
  • Medication adherence and its possible associated factors in patients with acne vulgaris: A cross-sectional study of 200 patients in Iran.
  • Vitamin D levels in patients with and without acne and its relation to acne severity: A case-control study.
  • Rapid remission of refractory synovitis, acne, pustulosis, hyperostosis, and osteitis syndrome in response to the Janus kinase inhibitor tofacitinib: A case report.
  • The effects of the face mask on the skin underneath: A prospective survey during the covid-19 pandemic.

Clinical Reviews

  • Rosacea in skin of color: A comprehensive review.
  • The pathogenic role of demodex mites in rosacea: A potential therapeutic target already in erythematotelangiectatic rosacea?
  • Early health economic modelling for a treatment candidate in hidradenitis suppurativa.
  • Systematic review of low-dose isotretinoin for treatment of acne vulgaris: Focus on indication, dosage, regimen, efficacy, safety, satisfaction and follow up, based on clinical studies.
  • Acne fulminans.
  • Outcomes and adverse effects of ablative versus nonablative lasers for skin resurfacing: A systematic review of 1093 patients.
  • Topical dermocosmetics and acne vulgaris.
  • Contribution of GATA6 to homeostasis of the human upper pilosebaceous unit and acne pathogenesis.

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