Update – New guidelines for the management of acne vulgaris 2016

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The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) released new guidelines of care for the management of acne vulgaris in adolescents and adults. The guidelines reviewed efficacy, regimens, and side effects of acne therapies and included an updated treatment algorithm for acne vulgaris. Specific areas covered by the guidelines include indications for evaluating patients for androgen excess, the role of topical antimicrobial and topical retinoid preparations, effective combination therapies, and optimal use of systemic antibiotics, hormonal therapies, and oral isotretinoin.

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