Category Archives: Acne

What is Isotretinoin?

Isotretinoin Explained Isotretinoin, widely known as the prior branded therapy Accutane®, is an FDA-approved oral therapy for the treatment of refractory severe cystic acne. Off-label use includes acne not responding to other treatments, rosacea, and other inflammatory disorders of the skin (including hidradenitis suppuritiva and dissecting cellulitis of the scalp). Who is eligible to take …

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Hormonally Induced Acne

As many of us are aware, acne is very common and presents in various subtypes. Hormonally induced acne, one of the more common subtypes of acne, is, unfortunately, both under-recognized and under-treated. Generally, hormonally induced acne is characterized by deeper sometimes tender pimples occurring on the jawline, chin, forehead, and trunk of female acne patients. Typically this …

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