This session will review the emerging topical treatments with a special focus on the updated guidelines for management of acne. The role of novel combination therapies will be discussed.
- Define the current guidelines for acne in the context of antibiotic stewardship
- Recall the clinical evidence for the use of encapsulated tretinoin and BPO
- Discuss the evidence for the use of topical hormone inhibitors
Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
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The faculty reported the following financial relationships with commercial interests whose products or services may be mentioned in this activity:
|Name of Faculty||Reported Financial Relationship|
|Julie Harper, MD||
Consulting Fees: Almirall, Cassiopea, Cutera, EPI, Galderma, Journey, L’oreal, Ortho, Sol Gel, Sun, Vyne
|Name of Editor / Scientific Reviewer||Reported Financial Relationship|
|Raja Sivamani, MD MS AP||
Grants/Research Support: Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Abbvie, Physicians Exclusive, Sytheon, Type A Deodorant Ownership Interest/Stock Holder: LearnHealth - Spouse Consultant: Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Burt's Bees, Arbonne, Abbvie
The content managers reported the following financial relationships with commercial interests whose products or services may be mentioned in this activity:
|Name of Content Manager||Reported Financial Relationship|
|Maria Mas, Planner||No relationships with a commercial interest to disclose|
|Planners at Your CE Source||No relationships with a commercial interest to disclose|
All other faculty, planner and/or content managers have nothing to disclose nor do they have any vested interests or affiliations. All conflicts of interest have been resolved.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Your CE Source and LearnHealth. Your CE Source is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Your CE Source designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This CE activity provides 1 contact hour of continuing nursing education. Your CE Source is a provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP 16031.
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