In a recent study, researchers explored reasons for nonadherence to acne medication among patients and steps physicians could take to improve adherence.

FDA Alerts

FDA Alerts
Friday, July 8, 2016
The FDA approved adapalene gel 0.1% (Differin Gel), a once-daily, over-the-counter, topical gel for the treatment of acne in people 12 years of age or older.
FDA Alerts
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
The FDA Nonprescription Drugs Advisory Committee (NDAC) voted 16-0 on April 15 that adapalene gel 0.1% (Differin Gel), a long-approved prescription topical retinoid for acne is safe for over-the-counter (OTC) use. This recommendation is a first-in-class switch.
FDA Alerts
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Once-daily dapsone Gel, 7.5% (Aczone, Allergan PlC), a new prescription topical treatment for inflammatory and non-inflammatory acne in patients 12 years of age and older, received FDA approval.
FDA Alerts
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
The FDA will hold a Nonprescription Drugs Advisory Committee meeting on April 15, 2016, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to discuss data submitted by Galderma Laboratories, L.P. to support supplemental new drug application (sNDA) 20-380, for over-the-counter (OTC) marketing of adapalene gel 0.1%.

News

News
Monday, March 5, 2018
In a recent study, researchers explored reasons for nonadherence to acne medication among patients and steps physicians could take to improve adherence.
News
Thursday, February 8, 2018
The authors of a recent study have revealed findings regarding the potential association between acne and the risk for depression.
News
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
While acne has been associated with negative feelings towards body image among adolescents, a new survey found that these negative feelings also impact their experiences on social media.
News
Tuesday, December 26, 2017
Patient-taken iPhone photos transmitted and stored in the Network Oriented Research Assistant teledermatology program may be as useful for acne evaluations as in-person consultations, a recent study suggests.

Research in Review

Research in Review
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
These tips submitted by The Dermatologist readers aim to improve your practice.
Research in Review
Friday, October 27, 2017
This article highlights existing, new, and emerging treatments for the millions of individuals living with acne.
Research in Review
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
This articles describes the use of microneedling in a female patient with mild acne scarring.  
Research in Review
Monday, September 21, 2015
Acne scars have a substantial negative impact on the overall social and functional well-being of affected individuals. This article discusses the results of a study aimed to assess the emotional and functional impact of facial scarring.