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Is Glycolic Acid Safe and Effective in the Treatment of Mild to Moderate Acne

@inproceedings{Stokes2014IsGA,
  title={Is Glycolic Acid Safe and Effective in the Treatment of Mild to Moderate Acne},
  author={Brittany Stokes},
  year={2014}
}
Objective: The objective of this selective EMB review is to determine whether or not the use of glycolic acid is effective in the treatment of inflammatory and non-inflammatory acne. Study Design: The review of three randomized, double-blind, controlled trials all published in English language between the years of 2008-2010. Data Sources: Three randomized, double-blind, controlled trails comparing glycolic acid to a visually matched placebo or pharmaceutical therapy in improvement of acne. All… 

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