Accutane

Accutane’s IPledge dehumanizes transgender patients

Imagine a man seeking treatment for severe acne, and in order to gain access to a powerful acne treatment, he had to take a pregnancy test every month. Sounds crazy, right? Yet that is exactly what my patient, a college student specializing in filmmaking, had to do. His acne outbreak, …

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Unleash the power of isotretinoin

Chris Byrne, RPA-C Fortunately, we have an effective way to treat severe acne: the powerful oral retinoid, isotretinoin. FRANKLIN SQUARE, NY (PRWEB) March 8, 2021 “Yes, acne is commonplace,” notes Christopher Byrne, licensed medical assistant specializing in dermatology with Advanced Dermatology PC. “But for some people, it’s a serious skin …

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Why tretinoin has become a pandemic obsession

Why the first intake of tretinoin is on the rise Photo credit: Fiordaliso / Getty Images TThe first week he started tretinoin, Jordyn Alexander-Johnson ended up with a chemical burn. “I wasn’t using any moisturizers,” he says. Big mistake. Using tretinoin – a form of vitamin A known to be …

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Male hormone therapy linked to acne in trans men

Acne was a common occurrence after the initiation of masculinizing hormone therapy (MHT), the researchers reported. In a retrospective analysis of nearly 1,000 transgender people who started MHT, the prevalence of acne fell from just 6.3% to 31.1% after an average treatment duration of 3.4 years, according to Erica Dommasch, …

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A guide to the different types of retinoids and your skin

Retinol, Tazarotene, Retinoic Acid, Adapalene, Pure Retinol… If you’ve ever searched for the much-vaunted holy grail skin care ingredient, you’ve probably come across a number of these similar terms. Even beauty editors need a booster to keep all of the different forms of retinoids straight, so if you’re feeling a …

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The 5 best moisturizers for Accutane

Sebum normally helps keep your skin hydrated and balanced, but because the acne medication Accutane works by reducing the amount of sebum produced by your sebaceous glands, a side effect is that it can make your skin extremely dry. That is why when you start Accutane (also known as Isotretinoin) …

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Delilah Belle Hamlin Shows Acne Pictures, Accutane Results

Like mom Lisa Rinna, Delilah Belle Hamlin shows her skin a lot of TLC. The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills girl and model came up with a daily skincare routine designed to keep her complexion bright and refreshed. However, even with a diet full of must-haves, Delilah still encounters delicate …

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