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Acne: how to manage this age-old problem.

Acne:  how to manage this age-old problem.  The American Academy of Dermatology updated their acne care guidelines.  Here is a synopsis… Overall: 40 million Americans have acne. 74% of adolescents experience acne Nearly 20% of adult women have acne. What … Continue reading

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Acne… the dreaded teenage rite of passage

Acne is so commonplace … and it makes being a teenager more difficult.  The AAD (American Academy of Dermatology) has new guidelines for acne therapy. The key is that monotherapy is not recommended AND that antibiotics should always be coupled … Continue reading

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Pre-teens and acne. Ugh! Starting already?

What agents to start? Acne has long been viewed as a teen phenomenon, but we are seeing this earlier and earlier.  This may be due to a trend toward earlier onset of puberty, but regardless, as a clinician I see … Continue reading

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Does your tween have acne?

Acne in teens.  Recently,  I saw a tween for a knee injury.  Upon completion of the visit I asked him how his skin was doing.  His mom energetically piped in that his current skin condition was good for him and that … Continue reading

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New acne treatment

Acne treatment can be expensive.  Here is a new combination that may help decrease the costs of treating acne.  A new study shows that a new cream plus a pill may help the best.  This new medicine contains adapalene with … Continue reading

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