Acne Treatment and Compliance Resource Center Facial care advice for patients with acne Facial care advice for patients with acne
While both benzoyl peroxide acne preparations and vitamin C products carry benefits in acne treatment, it’s wise to recall the characteristics of each element in advising patients on caring for their skin. Vitamin C is rapidly oxidized with exposure to air. Benzoyl peroxide is an oxidant. This is how Dr. Draelos suggests these products be used. Combination therapy shows promising phase 2 results July 28, 2016 By Lisette Hilton Data suggest photodynamic therapy with the investigational topical methyl aminolevulinate may be an effective treatment for patients with severe facial acne. Ixekizumab effective psoriasis treatment through 60 weeks July 21, 2016 By Lisette Hilton Results from three phase 3 trials, suggest ixekizumab (Talz, Eli Lilly & Company) is effective through 60 weeks of treatment among patients with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis. App aims to supplement physician visits for acne July 18, 2016 By Lisette Hilton The acne app offers a free and immediate analysis of acne type and severity; develops an individualized acne control plan; and monitors users’ progress. It aims to help consumers diagnose, treat, manage and prevent acne. Solving the ineffective acne consult June 20, 2016 By Lisette Hilton Researchers report on survey findings that shed light on why patients find acne consultations ineffective. 14 tips for more effective acne consults June 20, 2016 By Lisette Hilton Researchers reveal that patients may have concerns with acne consultations. The authors offer tips to improve acne consults. Acne nuances in patients with skin of color June 20, 2016 By Lisette Hilton Acne presents with certain nuances in darker skin patients. Exacerbating factors, treatment approaches and desired treatment outcomes may differ from lighter skin patients. Topical inhibits sebum to control acne June 13, 2016 By Lisette Hilton The investigational sebum-inhibiting topical DRM01 had positive results in a phase 2b study, which paves the way for phase 3 trials planned for 2017. Novel advances in acne therapy November 30, 2015 By Ilya Petrou New and exciting topical and oral therapeutic agents and those still in the pipeline are slated to revolutionize acne therapy, as they appear to more effectively improve the clinical symptoms of acne. Trend: Combining non-laser light devices, PDT November 30, 2015 By Lisette Hilton New research indicates that treatment results for patients with mild-to-moderate acne might be better with combinations of light colors with photodynamic therapy (PDT).