Real World Strategies for Customizing Acne Regimens for Improved Outcomes

June 2012 | Volume 11 | Issue 6 | Department | 6 | Copyright © June 2012

Steven R. Feldman MD PhD, Linda H. Stein Gold MD, Joshua A. Zeichner MD

Abstract
This supplement covers practical, real world strategies for customizing acne regimens to the patients' specific needs. Dr. Linda Stein Gold presents information on topical retinoids and antibiotics and discusses the role of benzoyl peroxide. Dr. Joshua Zeichner describes the issues of acne treatment in specific populations, mainly pre-pubertal patients. Dr. Feldman describes the typical ways patients use their treatments and then concrete approaches dermatologists can undertake to enhance patients' adherence behavior.

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