Results from a recent study highlight the potential efficacy of a cream made from natural extracts, including tea tree oil, that could be used as an alternative treatment option for mild to moderate acne.

FDA Alerts

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%.
FDA Alerts
Monday, August 18, 2014
Cynosure, Inc. received FDA 510(k) clearance to market the PicoSure Picosecond Laser Workstation for the treatment of acne scars with the  FOCUS lens array

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, 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. 
Research in Review
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Research in Review
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
By adding dapsone gel 5% (Aczone, Allergan, Inc.) to isotretinoin, acne patients experienced a significant reduction in the number of facial lesions over an 8-week period, according to a study published in Advanced Biomedical Research.