• Treatments
  • A Multi-Center, Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo Controlled, Parallel-Group Study Comparing Adapalene and Benzoyl Peroxide Gel 0.1%/2.5% (Taro Pharmaceuticals Inc.) to Epiduo® (Galderma Laboratories, L.P., Adapalene and Benzoyl Peroxide Gel 0.1%/2.5%) and Both Active Treatments to a Placebo in the Treatment of Acne Vulgaris. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Some acne treatments can be very drying to skin, and it is important for women to choose products carefully and manage their skin condition appropriately. (nuskin.com)
  • The ingredients benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acid have been identified by the U.S. FDA as over the counter (OTC) acne treatments. (nuskin.com)
  • Medical therapies for acne and therapeutic principles that support the selection of treatments will be discussed here. (uptodate.com)
  • Many dermatologists also support its use for treatment of lesser degrees of acne that prove resistant to other treatments, or that produce physical or psychological scarring. (wikipedia.org)
  • subjects
  • The inclusion criteria include subjects between the ages of 16 and 30 years clinically diagnosed with acne vulgaris who were willing to participate in the research and to fill in a questionnaire and a statement of willingness. (hindawi.com)
  • All three studies were questionnaire based, requiring subjects to recall their dietary intake and self-diagnose acne and disease severity. (hindawi.com)
  • About 54.0% of the female subjects indicated increase in severity of the disorder during their pre-menstrual period. (cogprints.org)
  • Dermatology
  • Indonesia Cosmetic Dermatology Study Group (KSDKI), Indonesian acne expert meeting 2012: kelompok studi dermatologi kosmetik Indonesia , Centra Communications, Jakarta, Indonesia, 2013. (hindawi.com)
  • treatment
  • 2.Fyrand O. Treatment of Acne. (cogprints.org)
  • 6.Kwiecien A, Zalewska A. Acne vulgaris: Local and systemic treatment. (cogprints.org)
  • 13.Mc Evoy B, Nydezer R, Williams G. Factors related to patient compliance in the treatment of acne vulgaris. (cogprints.org)
  • The objective of this study is to evaluate the therapeutic equivalence and safety of Adapalene and Benzoyl Peroxide 0.1%/2.5% Gel (Taro Pharmaceuticals Inc.) and Epiduo® (Adapalene and Benzoyl Peroxide 0.1%/2.5% Gel) (Galderma Laboratories, L.P.) in the treatment of acne vulgaris, and to demonstrate the superiority of the efficacy of the test and reference products over the vehicle (placebo) control in the treatment of acne vulgaris. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • The lack of standardization for grading acne severity and measuring treatment outcomes has made systematic interpretation of the literature difficult [ 4 ]. (uptodate.com)
  • Fernandez [Graber] EM, Zaenglein A, Thiboutot D. Acne Treatment Methodologies. (uptodate.com)
  • The most appropriate treatment is based on the grade and severity of the acne. (medscape.com)
  • In the patient group, sE-selectin and sICAM-1 were measured after treatment with NB-UVB phototherapy, and the response was assessed by the Psoriasis Area and Severity Index (PASI) score. (eg.net)
  • Acne treatment (I used it more for prevention than cure). (beamwonder.com)
  • NOTE: Deciem does not propose it for acne treatment. (beamwonder.com)
  • I wondered what people thought of this at home light treatment for acne .I'm thinking of getting it although it's expensive.Is it worth it or should I look at cheaper systems like acnelamp? (acne.org)
  • I have heard that LED light therapy is a breakthrough in Acne treatment but don't want to buy any of the US products mentioned above as I want to deal with a UK company. (acne.org)
  • Many treatment options for acne are available, including lifestyle changes, medications, and medical procedures. (wikipedia.org)
  • Antibiotics and retinoids are available in formulations that are applied to the skin and taken by mouth for the treatment of acne. (wikipedia.org)
  • Early and aggressive treatment of acne is advocated by some in the medical community to decrease the overall long-term impact to individuals. (wikipedia.org)
  • Amoxicillin is occasionally used for the treatment of skin infections, such as acne vulgaris. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is often an effective treatment for cases of acne vulgaris that have responded poorly to other antibiotics, such as doxycycline and minocycline. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is also used in the treatment of androgen-dependent conditions like acne, excessive hair growth, and high androgen levels in women. (wikipedia.org)
  • Flutamide has been researched and used extensively in the treatment of androgen-dependent skin and hair conditions in women including acne, seborrhea, hirsutism, and scalp hair loss, as well as in hyperandrogenism (e.g., in polycystic ovary syndrome or congenital adrenal hyperplasia), and is effective in improving the symptoms of these conditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • Minocycline and doxycycline are frequently used for the treatment of acne vulgaris. (wikipedia.org)
  • Historically, minocycline has been a very effective treatment for acne vulgaris. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the U.S., the typical concentration for benzoyl peroxide is 2.5% to 10% for both prescription and over-the-counter drug preparations that are used in treatment for acne. (wikipedia.org)
  • Their most common current use is in the treatment of moderately severe acne and rosacea (tetracycline, oxytetracycline, doxycycline or minocycline). (wikipedia.org)
  • follicle
  • In the skin, four basic changes contribute to acne, and they all involve the pilosebaceous unit or hair follicle. (nuskin.com)
  • This provides an environment in the skin follicle that supports more bacterial activity, resulting in acne. (nuskin.com)
  • Correlation
  • Historically, the belief that what we eat influences acne has fluctuated, but recent research has shown a correlation may exist between acne and high glycemic diets 2 . (nuskin.com)
  • Rosacea
  • Acne inversa (L. invertō, "upside down") and acne rosacea (rosa, "rose-colored" + -āceus, "forming") are not true forms of acne and respectively refer to the skin conditions hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) and rosacea. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is also somewhat effective for hidradenitis suppurativa and some cases of severe acne rosacea. (wikipedia.org)
  • psychological
  • There is paucity of reports in the demographic knowledge, belief and socio-psychological impact of acne vulgaris sufferers towards the disorder in a black population. (cogprints.org)
  • A total of 174 facial acne sufferers completed a self-administered questionnaire, which contained several items mentioning different areas in their belief, knowledge, perception, severity, socio-psychological impact and medication attention. (cogprints.org)
  • No major differences were found in the beliefs, misconception and socio-psychological impact of acne sufferers in a black population (Nigeria) compared to the Caucasians. (cogprints.org)
  • Additionally, acne vulgaris may have a psychological impact on any patient, regardless of the severity or the grade of the disease. (medscape.com)
  • glycemic
  • Diet therapy, such as a low-glycemic diet and avoidance of "junk foods," has been suggested as a nonpharmacologic measure to manage acne vulgaris. (medscape.com)
  • Various studies point not to chocolate, but to the high glycemic nature of certain foods, like sugar, corn syrup, and other simple carbohydrates, as potential causes of acne, along with other possible dietary factors. (wikipedia.org)
  • affects
  • While pubescent acne affects more males than females, adult acne is more prevalent in females. (nuskin.com)
  • Acne commonly occurs in adolescence and affects an estimated 80-90% of teenagers in the Western world. (wikipedia.org)
  • scars
  • The six most common dermatoses were acne vulgaris, pityriasis versicolor, nevi, tinea, miliaria, and keloid/hypertrophic scars, and accounted for over 80% of the dermatoses seen. (dovepress.com)
  • Atrophic acne scars have lost collagen from the healing response and are the most common type of acne scar (account for approximately 75% of all acne scars). (wikipedia.org)
  • Diet
  • A potential role for diet in acne is controversial [ 9 - 12 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • A study of 47,355 women in the Nurses' Health Study that used retrospective data collection to determine diet during high school found an association between acne and intake of milk [ 13 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Most (75.7%) of the acne sufferers believed that it is caused by oily diet, 40.8% thought that it is hereditary, while barely 5.2% had at sometime sought doctor's attention. (cogprints.org)
  • occurs
  • For many females, acne is due to changes or fluctuations in hormones and often occurs around the mouth area and on the chin. (nuskin.com)
  • skin
  • Acne vulgaris is the most common skin disease, affecting nearly 80 percent of persons at some time between the ages of 11 and 30 years [ 1 - 5 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Pattern of skin surface lipids in some south- western Nigerians with acne vulgaris. (cogprints.org)
  • Appearance is altered on account of secondary sexual characteristics, and some of these alterations may be due to skin diseases such as acne vulgaris, which is almost universal in adolescence and has been associated with depression and suicide. (dovepress.com)
  • Some skin products may also contribute to acne, because some ingredients have a greater potential to clog pores. (nuskin.com)
  • Considerations for treating acne in ethnic skin. (uptodate.com)
  • Yet, I felt it helped the most on the overall clarity of my skin and in helping fade previous acne marks quicker than usual. (beamwonder.com)
  • The appearance of acne varies with skin color. (wikipedia.org)
  • The most common adverse effects are a transient worsening of acne (lasting 1-4 months), dry lips (cheilitis), dry and fragile skin, and an increased susceptibility to sunburn. (wikipedia.org)
  • levels
  • Some studies have reported an association between serum zinc levels and acne vulgaris. (hindawi.com)
  • We used to exclusively supply the beautyskin acne unit within the UK, however, on developing our own products, our spectrometer found that the light levels of the beautyskin was too low when compared to the Hammersmith study. (acne.org)
  • These effects include harmful changes in cholesterol levels (increased low-density lipoprotein and decreased high-density lipoprotein), acne, high blood pressure, liver damage (mainly with most oral AAS), and dangerous changes in the structure of the left ventricle of the heart. (wikipedia.org)
  • common
  • Although acne becomes less common in adulthood, it persists in nearly half of affected people into their twenties and thirties and a smaller group continue to have difficulties into their forties. (wikipedia.org)
  • puberty
  • During puberty, in both sexes, acne is often brought on by an increase in hormones such as testosterone. (wikipedia.org)
  • effective
  • As a result, there is a significant demand for effective acne therapies ( table 1 ). (uptodate.com)
  • The britebox dermaclear has 840 LEDs that emit 415nm (this is the most important and effective element for clearing acne) and 633nm. (acne.org)
  • role
  • citation needed] They may have a role in reducing the duration and severity of cholera, although drug-resistance is mounting and their effect on overall mortality is questioned. (wikipedia.org)