Cleansing and Moisturizing in Acne Patients

@article{Goodman2009CleansingAM,
  title={Cleansing and Moisturizing in Acne Patients},
  author={Greg J. Goodman},
  journal={American Journal of Clinical Dermatology},
  year={2009},
  volume={10},
  pages={1-6}
}
  • G. Goodman
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • American Journal of Clinical Dermatology
Affecting over 80% of adolescents, acne is a widespread condition with substantial negative physical and emotional effects, and significant societal cost. Cleansing the acne patient involves several considerations, including matching skin type to the right type of cleanser, optimal times and methods of cleansing, treating parts of the body other than the face, and patient perceptions of the cause and treatment of acne. Moisturizing prevents and alleviates skin irritation, soothing the skin by… 

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