Volume 16 - Issue 8 - August 2008

Acne vulgaris is one of the most common clinical entities seen by dermatologists. Medical therapy remains the gold standard for the treatment of acne vulgaris, and dermatologists are fortunate to have many impressive and worthwhile therapies for our patients suffering from this often disabling skin concern. In addition, there are a number of lasers and light sources that have proven to be useful in treating inflammatory and even non-inflammatory acne vulgaris. This article, however, will not summarize the etiology or pathogenesis of acne vulgaris or review the numerous med