acne vulgaris

Acne News with Dr. Adam Friedman
acne
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Straight from the desk of ODAC Medical Director, Dr. Adam Friedman, we share what’s popping in acne (spoiler alert: quite a lot!). According to Dr. Friedman, the innovation drought is over! Watch as he reviews all new topical and oral therapeutics (some of which are completely new active agents) and while at it, shares and debunks important information related to the management of acne vulgaris …
JDD December Issue Highlights: From Plaque Psoriasis to CBD Gel
JDD December 2020 Issue
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The December issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology focuses on a variety of topics ranging from plaque psoriasis and infantile hemangioma to suturing wounds under tension and cannabinoid gel on sensitive dry skin. And an incredible line-up of articles to finish 2020 strong!  Straight from the JDD Editor’s desk, we share this month’s issue highlights: Oxytocin Levels Inversely Correla …
Topical Treatment of Acne: Pearls from the Expert
topical treatment of acne
by Matthew Willett, MD, FAAD on
You are at the end of a busy afternoon clinic, with only a single patient standing between you and freedom to go visit a good friend and watch the Stanley Cup playoffs, of course after completing a metric ton of electronic charting. The chart in the door (or more likely on the EMR tablet) says “CHIEF COMPLAINT: ACNE”. Do you smile or groan? Acne vulgaris, or “common” acne, is itself among …
Trifarotene for Acne Vulgaris Therapeutic Cheat Sheet
Trifarotene for acne vulgaris
by Blair Allais, MD on
Acne vulgaris is one of the most common reasons for visiting the dermatologist. Topical retinoids are a mainstay of and considered first-line treatment, but patients often face issues with tolerability, which can impact adherence to therapy. We continue our series, Therapeutic Cheat Sheet, with a closer look at the recently FDA approved trifarotene. [caption id="attachment_10430" align="alignle …
Finasteride for Male Pattern Hair Loss Therapeutic Cheat Sheet
Finasteride for male pattern hair loss
by Blair Allais, MD on
Male pattern hair loss is a commonly encountered complaint in dermatology offices that causes patients significant distress and anxiety. Patients are looking for answers and have often heard of finasteride, but are concerned about potential side effects such as sexual dysfunction. We continue our series, Therapeutic Cheat Sheet, with a closer look at finasteride. [caption id="attachment_10231" …