acne

Are there certain cosmetics that patients with acne should avoid?An expert discusses which types of products tend to be more comdedogenic and acnegenic.
Is there a certain type of facial foundation that will not cause breakouts?An expert discusses available types of facial foundations and their effect on the skin in regards to acne.
5 facts to know about skin disease and self-esteemPhysical appearance can have a significant impact on the psychosocial health of children and adolescents, especially with identity and self-esteem.
Common pediatric disorders in skin of colorAlthough pediatric atopic dermatitis and acne have some similarities among children with skin of color and lighter-skinned children, there are important differences when these common skin conditions affect darker skin types.
Common pediatric disorders in skin of colorPediatric atopic dermatitis and acne have some similarities when these present in skin of color and lighter-skin children. But there are important differences when these common skin conditions affect darker skin types. An expert discusses how treatments should be approached.
Update on pediatric acne treatmentsDividing the pediatric population into three age groups helps streamline effective treatment for acne.
Are skincare products with probiotics worth the hype?Evidence is mounting for the use of probiotics, prebiotics and microbial lysates in skincare. One expert examines the literature and shares observations.
Facial care advice for patients with acne
Facial care advice for patients with acneFacial 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 resultsData suggest photodynamic therapy with the investigational topical methyl aminolevulinate may be an effective treatment for patients with severe facial acne.
App aims to supplement physician visits for acneThe 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.