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How to Treat Face Mask Acne ‘Maskne’
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
Not all superheroes wear capes. But in this case, they all wear masks. Whether you’re an essential worker donning the mask for hours and hours (thank you!) or masking-up before a trip to the grocery store, you’re helping to protect your community and your health by wearing face coverings. But when the mask comes off, you may have noticed some new facial foes: blemishes, skin irritation, pe …
JDD January Highlights
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Here are the issue highlights for the January 2020 issue of JDD: Treatment Outcomes Registry (CONTOUR) provides insights into the treatment of submental fat in clinical practice. Tretinoin 0.05% lotion provides an alternative solution in Novel Tretinoin 0.05% Lotion for the Once-Daily Treatment of Moderate-to-Severe Acne Vulgaris in a Hispanic Population. Efficacy and safety are maintain …
Acne: What’s New and What’s to Come?
Acne in Skin of Color
by Kimberly Huerth, MD, M.Ed on
I still treat my acne twice daily with a whole cabinet full of various topicals. I’ve tried and failed doxycycline because it disrupts every single molecule of bacterial flora in my body. I’ve tried and failed spironolactone because I was the poster child for nearly all of its annoying and inconvenient side effects. I’ve tried and failed several OCPs because my body was a little too convince …
Are Pimple Patches Worth the Hype? The Expert Weighs In
by Allison Sit on
Huff Post recently wrote an article asking if pimple patches are effective. The products are popular with beauty bloggers who swear the patches have breakout-stopping properties. For an expert opinion, I consulted double board-certified dermatologist Elizabeth Bahar Houshmand, MD, who is based in Dallas, Texas. Do pimple patches work? If so, how? Pimple patches can work on isolated acne l …