Vehicles Matter

June 2018 | Volume 17 | Issue 6 | Supplement Individual Articles | 4 | Copyright © June 2018

Leon H. Kircik MD


Of course, patients will only use a product that they find pleasant to use, easy to use, especially, once a day use. Therefore, patient adherence is proven to increase better outcomes with increased efficacy and tolerability.Patients with acne desire clearance. Dermatology providers today have more options than ever to tailor treatment to each patient’s needs, in light of current best evidence regarding the pathogenesis and treatment of the disease. While no new chemical entities for topical delivery have revolutionized our approach to acne management, ongoing evolution in topical vehicle formulation is optimizing therapeutic benefit and the patient experience, leading to better clinical outcomes.Leon H. Kircik MDIcahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, NYIndiana School of Medicine, Indianapolis, INPhysicians Skin Care, PLLC, Louisville, KYDermResearch, PLLC, Louisville, KYSkin Sciences, PLLC, Louisville, KYDisclosureDr. Kircik has received compensation from JDD for his editorial work.AcknowledgmentThis research was supported by a grant from Aqua Pharmaceuticals LLC, Exton, PA 19341.


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