This video has been commissioned and funded by Galderma and was recorded for Guidelines Live 2020. Please see the bottom of the page for the full disclaimer.

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In this Guidelines Live video, Dr Girish Gupta looks at Managing acne with topical therapies.

Key learning points:

  • Acne is a chronic inflammatory skin condition of pilosebaceous units that has a considerable impact on quality of life, and early treatment is key
  • An understanding of the aetiology and pathogenesis of acne and the mechanism of action of topical retinoids is useful to aid adherence to treatment
  • Use of the following topical treatments for acne: azelaic acid, topical antibiotics, topical retinoids and topical retinoid/benzoyl peroxide combination therapy.

Watch the video: Managing acne with topical therapies

 

This video has been commissioned and funded by Galderma and was recorded for Guidelines Live 2020. Galderma commissioned the presenter, agreed the topic, and carried out full medical approval on all materials to ensure compliance with regulations. The honorarium for the presenter was paid by Galderma. The views and opinions of the presenter are not necessarily those of Galderma, or of Guidelines Live, advisers, or advertisers. No part of this video may be reproduced in any form without the permission of the publisher.

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Date of preparation: March 2021