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Clinical Experience With Once-Daily Dapsone Gel, 7.5% Monotherapy in Patients With Acne Vulgaris

Stockton, T.C. et al.

BACKGROUND: Dapsone gel, 7.5% is a topical medication approved for acne in patients aged 12 years and older. Clinical trials have demonstrated the safety and efficacy of once-daily dapsone gel, 7.5% in patients with moderate acne. OBJECTIVE: The o.......

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A Biologically Based Approach to Acne and Rosacea

Kallis, P.J. et al.

Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies are increasing in popularity in the field of dermatology. Natural products and holistic approaches are in high demand among patients and research has begun to support their roles in acne and rosa.......

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Clinically Relevant Reduction in Persistent Facial Erythema of Rosacea on the First Day of Treatment With Oxymetazoline Cream 1.0%

Tanghetti, E.A. et al.

BACKGROUND: Persistent facial erythema is a clinically challenging feature of rosacea. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate persistent erythema reduction on the first day of treatment from pooled data from two pivotal trials of topical oxymetazoline cream 1.0% .......

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Frequency of Treatment Switching for Spironolactone Compared to Oral Tetracycline-Class Antibiotics for Women With Acne: A Retrospective Cohort Study 2010-2016

Barbieri, J.S. et al.

BACKGROUND: Long-term oral antibiotic use in acne may be associated with a variety of adverse effects including antibiotic resistance, pharyngitis, inflammatory bowel disease, and breast and colon cancer. Spironolactone may represent an effective and.......

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The Efficacy and Safety of Azelaic Acid 15% Foam in the Treatment of Facial Acne Vulgaris

Hashim, P.W. et al.

Background: Azelaic acid demonstrates anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidative, anti-comedogenic, and anti-microbial effects. Azelaic acid 20% cream is currently approved for the treatment of acne vulgaris, and azelaic acid 15% foam has recently been approv.......

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Expert Consensus on Achieving Optimal Outcomes With Absorbable Suspension Suture Technology for Tissue Repositioning and Facial Recontouring

Lorenc, Z.P.

A complete approach to facial rejuvenation includes restoration of the skin’s surface, relaxation of muscles that contribute to hyperkinetic movement, revolumization, and repositioning/recontouring of descended tissues and fat pads. After receiving 5.......

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From Probiotic to Prebiotic Using Thermal Spring Water

Zeichner, J. et al.

BACKGROUND: La Roche-Posay Thermal Spring Water (LRP-TSW) exhibits both probiotic and prebiotic properties enhancing the diversity of the skin microbiota. METHODS: A review was undertaken to explore the role of LRP-TSW as a topical probiotic and p.......

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Single-Center, Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Study of the Efficacy and Safety of a Cream Formulation for Improving Facial Wrinkles and Skin Quality

Sadick, N. et al.

INTRODUCTION: Several therapeutic modalities from topicals to chemical peels and energy-based devices are available to improve skin quality and reduce the appearance of wrinkles in the face and neck area. OBJECTIVE: The objective of this single-ce.......

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The Effect of an Anti-Inflammatory Botanical Cleanser/Night Mask Combination on Facial Redness Reduction

Draelos, Z.D. et al.

Facial redness is a common difficult to control cosmetic problem representing various phases of rosacea. Using anti-inflammatory/antioxidant botanicals in moisturizer formulations is a possible approach to minimizing the erythema. This research utili.......

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A National Survey of Medical Coding and Billing Training in United States Dermatology Residency Programs

Paz, K.B. et al.

BACKGROUND: Due to frequent changes in medical coding systems, billing for outpatient visits through Evaluation and Management (E & M) services has become increasingly complicated. As a result, physicians often bill improperly, costing the United Sta.......

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Naturopathic Self-Treatment of an Atypical Fibroxanthoma: Lessons for Dermatologic Surgery

Worley, B. et al.

BACKGROUND: Alternative therapies are favored by some patients. In skin cancer, this may be to try to avoid surgery out of fear for the procedure and its functional or cosmetic consequences. Frequently, use of these therapies is not curative and can .......

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