Fractional Erbium-YAG Laser and Platelet-Rich Plasma as Single or Combined Treatment for Atrophic Acne Scars: A Randomized Clinical Trial

ConclusionsThe combination of platelet-rich plasma plus erbium-YAG laser is superior to either treatment alone for acne scars, with trivial side effects for all treatment modalities.Trial RegistrationClinicalTrials.gov identifier; NCT03933033.
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CONCLUSIONS: DL-PDT seems to be an effective and tolerable therapy for the treatment of mildto-severe inflammatory acne. This novel regimen seems to be a viable option in the panorama of acne therapies. PMID: 31525842 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Authors: Donnarumma M, Vastarella M, Ferrillo M, Cantelli M, D'andrea M, Fabbrocini G Abstract PMID: 31525839 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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ConclusionErythromycin and clindamycin resistances are the most common in clinicalC. acnes strains; BIII is the predominant biotype and IA1 is the major phylotype ofC. acnes, which are mainly related to disease severity.
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Publication date: Available online 18 September 2019Source: Journal of Forensic and Legal MedicineAuthor(s): Andrew Richardson, Georgios A. AntonopoulosAbstractAnabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS) are image and performance enhancing drugs (IPEDs) that can improve endurance and athletic performance, reduce body fat and stimulate muscle growth. The use of steroids has been studied in the medical and psychological literature, in the sociology of sport, health and masculinity, and relatively recently in criminology. Whilst there is significant medical and psychological evidence on the short term and longer side effects of AAS, t...
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Using tea tree oil for the skin has a number of benefits, including treating acne and dry skin. In this article, we look at how to use tea tree oil on the skin safely.
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By STUART H. SMITH Imagine a massive public health crisis in the United States that affects tens of thousands of people. Now imagine that the government had a simple tool at its disposal that could prevent this kind of physical and psychological trauma. You might think that I’m writing about America’s deadly outbreak of gun violence, which has made headlines this summer from Dayton to El Paso. But actually I’m talking about a different crisis that affects even more people – all of them children — and which could be sharply reduced with one simple step that lacks the bitter political anim...
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Authors: Kircik LH Abstract Acne is primarily an inflammatory disease. Anti-inflammatory dose doxycycline (40mg: 30mg immediate release and 10mg delayed release beads) is approved for the treatment of rosacea but with demonstrated efficacy for acne. Fixed combination adapalene 0.3% and benzoyl peroxide 2.5% gel is a once-daily formulation approved for the topical management of acne vulgaris. It has both anti-inflammatory and anti-comedogenic properties. Options for management of severe acne are somewhat limited; many patients are not candidates for or refuse treatment with isotretinoin. Systemic antibiotics may be ...
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