Tag: acne

Study Highlights Effect of Acne in Adult Women on Quality of Life

Adult women with acne describe significant impacts on their lived experience of acne, including concerns about appearance, mental and emotional health consequences, and disruption to...

No Sequelae From Lab Abnormalities in Isotretinoin Study

Isotretinoin use contributed to abnormal lipid lab values in pediatric patients, but no secondary effects were observed, results from a single-center retrospective study demonstrated. “Isotretinoin...

Evaluation in Various Specialties Underway

Advances in photobiomodulation have propelled the use of therapeutic applications in a variety of medical specialties, according to Juanita J. Anders, PhD. Dr Juanita J....

Hormone Pellet Safety Data ‘Not Very Reassuring at All’ for Women

Women who receive pellet hormonal therapy may be significantly more likely to have side effects such as mood swings, anxiety, breast tenderness, hair pattern change,...

Underscored’s favorite Amazon products May 2021

CNN —   Curious about what your fellow CNN Underscored readers are buying? Every month we’ll round up our readers’ favorite products — those products...

Despite Ichthyosis Recommendations, ‘Many Questions Still Exist’

For as many disorders of cornification and types of ichthyosis that have been shown to benefit from retinoids, a seemingly equal number have no data...

Promising Treatments for Molluscum Contagiosum and Acne

No Food and Drug Administration–approved treatment currently exists for molluscum contagiosum, which affects an estimated 6 million people in the United States, but that could...

Increased Risk of Meningioma With Cyproterone Acetate Use

New details confirm an increased risk of developing intracranial meningiomas after prolonged use of the hormonal product cyproterone acetate. Cyproterone acetate is a synthetic progestogen...

Who’s at Risk for Depression on Isotretinoin?

A history of prior depressive illness conferred a sevenfold increased risk of developing treatment-limiting mood symptoms in patients on isotretinoin for acne in a large...

Expert Spotlights Recent Advances in the Medical Treatment of Acne

In the opinion of Lawrence F. Eichenfield, MD, recent advances in the medical treatment of acne make it “an exciting time” for treating patients with...

Conservative Parameters’ Key to Maximizing Cosmetic Results

Cosmetic laser procedures in darker skin types are associated with higher risks of pigmentary alterations and scarring, but can be performed safely with special considerations,...

Dermatologists’ Key Role in Transforming Transgender Patients

Whether they realize it or not, dermatologists play a key role in the physical transformation of transgender patients, according to Doris Day, MD. While clinical management...

Expert Clarifies Guidance on Adolescent Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

A trio of international expert recommendations mainly agree on essentials for the diagnosis and treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome in adolescents, but some confusion persists,...

COMMENTARY: Dermatologist First, Businessman Second: Life During COVID-19

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 15, 2020 — Monday 8:00 AM. Standing in the Stop & Shop parking lot,...