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Acne Treatment and Acne Medicine
While treatment is in process, shaving is an issue for people with Acne. Yet, it's the shaving cream, not razors that are key to avoiding nicks, cuts, red bumps and razor burn. Here are five shaving tips for acne sufferers and sensitive shavers. Michelle Tomao reports.
American men have been shaving every day for nearly a century.
A recent study published in the January issue of Consumer Reports tells us that while various acne treatment medications typically possess the same active ingredient, some work better than others. Furthermore, in a comparison between acne washes and acne zappers, Consumer Reports tells us that depending on your needs and your pocketbook, choosing which method for eradicating unsightly facial blemishes is more than a matter of face value.
Researchers have discovered that acne linked to suicidal thinking as they discover that teens with severe acne may be related to the acne itself, and not acne medications.
Acne occurs when the skin is exposed to a component in the environment that causes tiny holes on the surface of the skin, called pores, to become clogged.
Results of a study published in the August issue of Archives of Dermatology shows that teenagers with acne are willing to pay high dollars to get rid of acne, but no money if it means they will hav
Although acne traditionally has been considered a disease of teenagers, it is also extremely common in adult women. Studies show that acne affects more than 50 percent of women between the ages of 20-29 and more than 25 percent of women between the ages of 40-49. In fact, after age 20, women are far more likely to report having acne than men. While there is no cure for acne, dermatologists are finding that hormonal therapies can help some women fight bothersome acne that occurs in adulthood.
A 2007 study by four dermatologists has finally given science a conclusive link between the sugar content of foods and their ability to affect skin and facial acne.
For years, doctors have dismissed the idea that foods such as chocolate and sugar could have an impact on skin's appearance, acne, and breakouts. But the last laugh may be on them, now that research has begun to demonstrate that the glycemic index of food – the speed at which sugars are absorbed into the bloodstream – does have a notable impact on acne and skin health.
Galderma Laboratories, L.P. today announced the availability of Epiduo (adapalene and benzoyl peroxide) Gel 0.1% / 2.5%, the first and only, once-daily, topical acne treatment that combines the well-tolerated retinoid adapalene, and benzoyl peroxide, a well-known antimicrobial with no evidence of promoting bacterial resistance. The new prescription acne treatment received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in December, and will be on pharmacy shelves nationwide in the first quarter of 2009.
CSI and USA, Inc. issued a voluntary nationwide consumer product recall of all lots of 1 ounce (28 g) tubes of 10% Benzoyl Peroxide Acne Cream with the following names: "DG Maximum Strength Acne Medicated Gel" (sold at Dollar General); "Kroger Acne Gel 10% Benzoyl Peroxide Acne Medication" (sold at Kroger); and "Equate: Medicated Acne Gel" (sold at Wal-Mart).
Here's a news flash ... some of the most basic differences between men and women are no more than skin deep. Now, with the launch of a revolutionary new skin care product, each gender will be able to address these differences and protect themselves from acne in a way they have never been able to do before.
CLRS Technology announced the CLARO acne-clearing device received marketing clearance by the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) for treatment of mild to moderate inflammatory acne. CLARO, the first hand-held device to use Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) for treatment of acne, will be available by prescription January 2009 from medical professionals, including dermatologists, family practitioners and pediatricians.
While acne may traditionally be viewed as a teenage "rite of passage," results from a groundbreaking national survey released today show that acne is a problem that also commonly affects adults.