Cosmetic Procedures After Isotretinoin For Acne

Many patient who have been on isotretinoin for acne want to receive treatments for scarring, or other cosmetic procedures while on, or shortly after completing, a course of isotretinoin. The conventional wisdom has been that most procedures should be delayed six months after completing the isotretinoin. However, two consensus statements published in 2017, one from… Read More

Altreno (Tretinoin Lotion) For Acne

Altreno, a new form of tretinoin was recently approved for the treatment of acne in patients aged 9 years and older. Altreno contains 0.05% tretinoin, in line with previous cream and gel formulations. The main difference between Altreno and previous forms of tretinoin is that Altreno is a lotion. Altreno may cause less skin irritation… Read More

Acne

Call For An Acne Consultation Today 973-763-7546 About acne Acne vulgaris is a common disorder, prevalent among teen-agers, but often starting even earlier.  It is a multifactorial disorder of the pilosebaceous unit–the structure in the skin from which hair originates and that secretes an oily substance termed sebum.   It can result in lesions that… Read More