acne

Antibiotics and Acne: the Bad, the Good, and the Brand New
Acne & Antibiotics
by James J. Contestable, MD on
Tomorrow when we arrive into clinic (or this afternoon if you are reading this during your lunch break), we will invariably be greeted with patients who struggle with one of the most common diseases we treat – acne.  More than likely, we will reach for topical retinoids, topical antibiotics, and the occasional systemic antibiotic.  Evidence supports the short-term use of systemic antibiotics t …
Your Acne Questions, Answered!
acne
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
The following questions were submitted by attendees during the GW Virtual Acne Appraisal Conference held on July 30th, 2020. To watch the on-demand recording of each lecture presented during the conference, click here.   Topical Management of Acne – James Q. Del Rosso, DO, FAOCD Is there any risk of minocycline foam causing minocycline-induced hyperpigmentation? Or is that more a …
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 …
Patient Buzz Series: ‘Tantouring’ and Other Sun Protection Concerns
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
This month’s Patient Buzz features sun protection questions. Is ‘Tantouring’ safe? Is sunscreen needed indoors? What’s the optimal SPF? Prepare for your patients’ questions by reviewing this list of dermatology news in the consumer press: Allure: How to treat burns Allure: Mochi skin routine Allure: Vibrator facial massage Allure/MSN Lifestyle: Witch hazel for acne …
Patient Buzz: Acne or Papulopustular Rosacea? The Expert Weighs In
acne or papulopustular rosacea
by Next Steps In Derm Team on
Popsugar/Yahoo! Life recently posted an article about papulopustular rosacea and how common it is misdiagnosed. For expert advice on how to correctly diagnose papulopustular rosacea, I consulted dermatologist Linda Stein Gold, MD, director of dermatology clinical research at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, Mich., as well as division head of dermatology at Henry Ford Health System in West …