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Gold nanoshell-mediated photothermal therapy for acne vulgaris.

Acne vulgaris, a common and chronic disorder of the pilosebaceous unit, affects up to 85% of adolescent and young adults. Although the current treatment options are effective, they are associated with unwanted side effects, chronicity, relapses, and recurrences. Recently, the Food and Drug Administration approved topical application of gold microparticles for selective photothermolysis to treat acne vulgaris. Here, we report two cases showing the efficacy of gold nanoshell-mediated photothermal therapy for ...


Down-regulation of S100a7a antimicrobial peptide in acne vulgaris patients after isotretinoin therapy.

The S100a7a protein is expressed in keratinocytes, its level is increased in acne condition. As isotretinoin therapy is known to alter some of S100 peptides, these could be important specific targets for acne therapy and may have an important role in clinical remission.

Difficulties in emotion regulation and quality of life in patients with acne.

The psychological factors associated with the impairment of the quality of life (QoL) in acne vulgaris have not been fully elucidated, yet. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the performance of the difficulties in emotion regulation (DER) in predicting the QoL of patients with acne vulgaris and to examine the relationship between acne vulgaris and common psychopathologies, such as anxiety and depression.


Acne Vulgaris: Diagnosis and Treatment.

Acne vulgaris is the most prevalent chronic skin disease in the United States, affecting nearly 50 million people per year, mostly adolescents and young adults. Potential sequelae of acne, such as scarring, dyspigmentation, and low self-esteem, may result in significant morbidity. Typical acne lesions involve the pilosebaceous follicles and the interrelated processes of sebum production, Cutibacterium acnes (previously called Propionibacterium acnes) colonization, and inflammation. Acne may be classified as...

Use of a monofilament debridement pad in the treatment of acne vulgaris.

Acne vulgaris (acne) presents with increased oil-sebum secretion and subsequent formation of comedones, papules, pustules and nodules. Skin cleansing is part of the daily routine to improve skin condition. A monofilament debridement pad has shown to be effective when used for wound debridement and skin cleansing in dermatological conditions. The pad may offer benefits when used for acne affected skin.

Clinical Insights About the Role of pH in Acne

Acne vulgaris is the most common dermatological disorder globally.1,2 Psychological and emotional distress due to acne, including poor self-esteem, social anxiety, depression, and suicidal ideation have been reported in various studies.3,4, Acne is a complex multifactorial disease with its pathophysiology incompletely elucidated.

The Safe Management of Acne Vulgaris in Lupus Erythematosus: A Systematic Review with Evidence-Based Treatment Recommendations.

To date, there have been no studies that have specifically investigated which medications can and cannot be safely used to treat acne vulgaris in patients who have lupus erythematosus (LE). These patients require a highly individualized treatment approach, as the use of certain acne medications may exacerbate LE symptomology, such as photosensitivity and hypercoagulability.

Effect of isotretinoin treatment on the inflammatory markers in patients with acne vulgaris: Can monocyte/HDL be a new indicator for inflammatory activity of isotretinoin treatment?

Oral isotretinoin can effect markers of inflammation in patients with acne vulgaris. To our knowledge, there is no data on the relationship between ISO and monocyte to HDL cholesterol ratio (MHR). In this study, it is aimed to examine the effect of the ISO treatment on the MHR and other inflammatory markers in patients with acne vulgaris. In this study, 89 out of 120 patients with severe/very severe acne vulgaris according to the Global Acne Grading Scale who received at least 3 months of ISO treatment were...

Relationship between quinolone use and resistance of Staphylococcus epidermidis in patients with acne vulgaris.

Staphylococcus epidermidis is a bacterium known to inhabit the skin. In treatment of acne vulgaris, the cutaneous milieu is exposed to oral or topical antimicrobials. We previously reported that the antimicrobial resistance of Cutibacterium acnes isolated from acne patients is affected by antimicrobial use. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between quinolone use and resistance in skin bacteria, particularly S. epidermidis, from acne patients. A total of 92 and 87 S. epidermidis str...

Homocysteine, folic acid, and vitamin B12 levels in patients on isotretinoin therapy for acne vulgaris: A meta-analysis.

Oral isotretinoin (Iso) is one of the most commonly used drugs for patients with moderate-to-severe acne; however, its use has been associated with several adverse effects. Some studies have suggested an association between Iso therapy and homocysteine (Hcy), folic acid, and vitamin B12 plasma levels.

Will the polyphenol and adapalene combination be a good strategy on acne vulgaris?

Acne vulgaris is a common disease which affects about 85% of the population. Various topical drugs are available, but the retinoid derivatives are mostly taken into consideration. They are used as a first-line treatment drugs. However, they also have few side effects. Whereas, adapalene which is a third generation topical retinoid has fewer side effects compared to other derivatives. In this, we hypothesize that the combination therapy of adapalene and flavonoid could improve the efficacy and thereby it can...

Daylight photodynamic therapy with methyl aminolevulinate cream is as effective as conventional photodynamic therapy with blue light in the treatment of actinic keratosis: a controlled randomised intra-individual study.

We know the efficacy of daylight phototherapy dynamic (DL-PDT) in the treatment of actinic keratosis (AK). But the almost studies have compared daylight with red light using methylaminolevulinate cream and no with blue light. PDT with blue light is another conventional PDT that is effective in the treatment of AKs.

Predictors of Acne Vulgaris among Adolescents in Kuwait.

The prevalence of Acne Vulgaris (AV) among adolescents in Kuwait has remained mostly unknown. This study aimed to estimate the prevalence of AV and its predictors among adolescents in Kuwait.

Acne treatment efficacy of intense pulsed light photodynamic therapy with topical licochalcone A, l-carnitine, and decanediol: A spilt-face, double-blind, randomized controlled trial.

Depending on disease severity, standard acne treatments can vary from topical to systemic therapy. However, poor compliance caused by adverse events and antibiotic resistance is a major cause of treatment failure.

A regimen to minimize pain during blue light photodynamic therapy of actinic keratoses: Bilaterally controlled, randomized trial of simultaneous versus conventional illumination.

Blue light photodynamic therapy (PDT) is effective for actinic keratosis (AK), but many patients experience stinging pain during illumination.

Sarecycline: a narrow spectrum tetracycline for the treatment of moderate-to-severe acne vulgaris.

Sarecycline is a novel, narrow-spectrum, once-daily tetracycline-derived oral antibiotic that is FDA-approved in the US to be taken with or without food for moderate-to-severe acne vulgaris for ages 9 years of age and older. Sarecycline possesses anti-inflammatory properties and potent activity against Gram-positive bacteria, including activity against multiple strains of , while exhibiting minimal activity against enteric aerobic Gram-negative bacteria. Unlike many acne studies, sarecycline was investigat...

The Fate of Active Acne and Acne Scars Following Treatment With Fractional Radiofrequency

INTRODUCTION: Acne vulgaris (AV) is a common skin disorder that may result in long-lasting acne scars. Techniques such as delivering fractional radiofrequency (RF) energy through miniature pins or needles have been utilized to manage active acne and acne scars. Skin restoration through dermal remodeling, neo-collagenesis, neo-elastogenesis, and epidermal re-newal are typical results of such treatments. METHODS: 15 subjects suffering from acne received 3 sessions of facial treatments, 3-4 weeks apart, using...

What's new in the management of acne vulgaris.

Drug development continues to focus on the challenge of treating acne effectively and safely. Inflammation is a backdrop to the commonly cited elements of the pathophysiology of acne: Propionibacterium acnes proliferation, increased sebum production with an increase in circulating androgens, and faulty keratinization. As such, there is increased emphasis on targeting inflammation and its effects. Vehicle innovations are optimizing existing active drugs and creating opportunities to deliver new compounds to ...

The role of adolescent acne treatment in formation of scars Among patients with persistent adult acne: evidence from an observational study.

Persistent adult acne is one of the most difficult types of acne to treat. It is a long-lasting disease with uncontrolled exacerbations that often result in scarring. The aim of this study was to analyze the influence of acne therapy used in adolescence on patients who later developed persistent adult acne. The use of oral antibiotics, isotretinoin, and topical retinoids in adolescence and their role in diminishing scar formation during adult acne was analyzed. This population-based study included 111 patie...

Comparative study of efficacy and safety of 45% mandelic acid versus 30% salicylic acid peels in mild-to-moderate acne vulgaris.

Chemical peels have become a popular modality in the treatment of acne vulgaris (AV). Mandelic acid (MA) is a new emerging peeling agent for AV owing to its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. Hence, it is worthwhile to evaluate the effectiveness and safety profile of this newer agent and to compare it with an older established peeling agent, salicylic acid (SA) in the treatment of AV.

The Treatment of Acne Scars, a 30-Year Journey.

Over the past 30 years, the treatment of acne scars has undergone changes that have been significantly influenced by the concurrent development of new devices. The advent of fractional resurfacing lasers was a watershed moment for acne scarring therapy. The author recounts a career history of considerations of acne scarring treatments as well as the literature supporting the experiences causing changes in practice. Fractional ablative and nonablative lasers, sublative radiofrequency, picosecond lasers, mic...

Efficacy of Isotretinoin and Antihistamine versus Isotretinoin Alone in the Treatment of Moderate to Severe Acne: A Randomised Control Trial.

Background Acne vulgaris has considerable impact on physical and psychological health. Isotretinoin is considered most effective drug available for acne therapy but with limited acceptance because of its adverse effects. Antihistamine inhibits inflammatory mediators, Propionibacterium acne induced itching, reduction of squalene and sebum in sebocyte, reduces anxiety and further lessens hormonal derangement and inhibits mast cell induced fibrosis and scars. Clinical relevance is lacking in the use of antihis...

Blue-Enriched White Light Therapy Reduces Fatigue in Survivors of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Fatigue is one of the disabling sequelae of traumatic brain injury (TBI), with repercussions on quality of life, rehabilitation, and professional reintegration. Research is needed on effective interventions. We evaluated efficacy of blue-enriched white light (BWL) therapy on fatigue of patients with severe TBI.

Transcriptomic profiling sheds light on the blue-light and red-light response of oyster mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus).

Blue light is an important environmental factor that induces mushroom primordium differentiation and fruiting body development. Although blue-light treatment has been applied for the production of oyster mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus), the blue-light response mechanisms of P. ostreatus still remain unclear. In the present study, we exposed the primordium of P. ostreatus to blue-light, red-light, and dark conditions for 7 days. Subsequently, comparative transcriptomics analysis of the stipe, pileus, and gil...

High bacterial colonization and lipase activity in microcomedones.

Although Acne Vulgaris has a multifactorial etiology, comedogenesis and bacteria colonization of the pilosebaceous unit are known to play a major role in the onset of inflammatory acne lesions. However, many aspects remain poorly understood such as: Where and when is the early stage of the Propionibacterium acnes colonization in follicular unit? Our research aimed at providing a precise analysis of microcomedone's structure to better understand the interplay between Propionibacterium acnes and follicular un...


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