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Acne

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Leaders in the field sharing authoritative insights and institutional best practices
Videos
In this 2-minute video, Julie C. Harper, MD, shares her tips for utilizing telemedicine to treat acne and outlines the importance of addressing acne and “maskne” for patients’ quality of life.
Videos
Julie C. Harper, MD, discusses some of the latest trends in social media for the prevention of maskne as well as reviews treatment options for patients with acne.
Derm Q&A
Andrew Alexis, MD, discussed the treatment of acne and postinflammatory hyperpigmentation among skin of color patients in an interview with The Dermatologist.
Videos
Angelo Landriscina, MD, discusses treatment considerations for the management of acne in LGTBQ patients, including iPLEDGE.
Videos
Angelo Landriscina, MD, reviewed important considerations dermatologists should keep in mind when treating LGBTQ patients with acne, such as discrimination and screening for psychological comorbidities.
Derm Q&A
James Del Rosso, DO, presented on topical acne therapies at George Washington University’s Advances in Acne conference. He shared tips for assessing acne and counseling patients to ensure adherence to their treatments.
Podcast
Zoe D. Draelos, MD, discusses 3 mechanisms of action for treating acne- decrease nutrients, C acnes lesions and inflammation-and her tips for addressing these, such as facial cleansing products and the use of probiotics.
Features
In medicine, we have long recognized that the microbial communities in our bodies and on our skin are intricately linked to health and disease. Acne vulgaris is a disease that exemplifies the importance of host-microbiome interactions in disease pathogenesis.
Features
Patients are searching on YouTube for health care information at an increasing rate. Unfortunately, the majority of uploaded videos are not by health care professionals, which may lead to misinformation about isotretinoin for the treatment of acne.
Features
A 76-year-old woman presented with a 3-day history of a worsening lesion on her right cheek. The area had become reddened and painful. She had no fever, chills, or other constitutional symptoms.
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