Newer Approaches to the Treatment of Acne Vulgaris

  title={Newer Approaches to the Treatment of Acne Vulgaris},
  author={Thierry Simonart},
  journal={American Journal of Clinical Dermatology},
  • T. Simonart
  • Published 12 December 2012
  • Medicine
  • American Journal of Clinical Dermatology
The multifactorial etiology of acne vulgaris makes it challenging to treat. Current treatments include topical retinoids, benzoyl peroxide, topical and systemic antibiotics, azelaic acid, and systemic isotretinoin. Adjunctive and/or emerging approaches include topical dapsone, taurine bromamine, resveratrol, chemical peels, optical treatments, as well as complementary and alternative medications. The purpose of this paper is to discuss the therapies available for acne and their latest… 

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