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Acne Treatment and Acne Medicine

What's Key for Acne Sufferers to Avoid Shaving Cuts and Red Bumps

Sep 9 2014 - 1:52pm
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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.

Acne Zappers vs Acne Washes: How treatment works

Dec 19 2011 - 9:32pm
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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.

Hormonal Therapies Are Effective Solutions For Acne

Jul 30 2009 - 10:39am

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.

Study Links Sugar and Acne

Mar 9 2009 - 5:55pm

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.

Epiduo Gel: Combination Treatment For Acne Treatment

Jan 9 2009 - 8:40am

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 Recalls Topical Acne Cream Because of Bacteria in Samples

Nov 13 2008 - 12:41pm

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).

CLARO Receives FDA-Clearance For Acne Treatment

Oct 29 2008 - 10:56am

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.