Session Slides

2021 - Masters of Pediatric Dermatology

2021 MOPD
New Pediatric Drugs

Lawrence A. Schachner, MD

2021 MOPD
New Medications for Preteen Acne

Jonette E. Keri, MD, PhD

2021 MOPD
Acne in Pediatric Patients with Skin of Color

Candrice R. Heath, MD, FAAP, FAAD

2021 - South Beach Symposium

2021 SBS Part I
Top Acne Treatments 2021

James Q. Del Rosso, DO, FAAD, FAOCD

2021 SBS Part I
Oral Therapy Debate: Antibiotics

Diane S. Berson, MD

2021 MOPD
Acne in Pediatric Patients with Skin of Color

Jonette E. Keri, MD, PhD

2020

Adult Female Acne

Diane S. Berson, MD

Acne & Rosacea Symposium Therapeutic Advances

James Q. Del Rosso, DO, FAAD, FAOCD

Latest Developments in Lasers and Light Therapies for Acne

Michael H. Gold, MD

Acne & Rosacea Symposium Controversies in Oral Therapy for Acne

James Q. Del Rosso, DO, FAAD, FAOCD

Pediatric Acne

Jonette E. Keri, MD, PhD

Novel Acne Treatments

Jonette E. Keri, MD, PhD

Scientific Guidelines
News Digest
Faculty Interview Podcasts

Apr 9, 2021:

Lawrence Schachner,
MD

Therapeutic Update 2021

Lawrence Schachner, MD, shares some clinical pearls about treatment of acne and antibiotic stewardship in pediatric patients, including:

  • What do dermatologists need to keep in mind when prescribing treatments for pediatric patients with acne?
  • How do these new acne treatments address the issue of antibiotic resistance?
  • Can you tell us more about the effects of these new acne treatments on the microbiome?

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Apr 8, 2021:

James Del Rosso,
DO

Top Acne Treatments of 2021

James Del Rosso, DO, discusses new and emerging therapies for treatment of acne patients, including:

  • What is your personal approach for exploring alternative treatments for acne patients beyond first-line therapies?
  • Can you compare the emerging topical treatments for acne?
  • What are some advantages with the newer topical retinoids?
  • How do these new acne treatments address the issue of antibiotic resistance?

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Apr 8, 2021:

Jonette Keri,
MD, PhD

New Medications for Preteen Acne

Jonette Keri, MD, PhD, shares some highlights about treatment of acne in preteen patients, including:

  • What is your personal approach to treating acne in preteen patients compared to other age groups?
  • What is your advice for dermatologists to keep in mind when treating preteen patients with acne?
  • Can you tell us more about the efficacy and safety of these new acne medications for children and adolescents?
  • How do you educate patients and families to deal with the psychological aspects of acne, as well as with treatment adherence?

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Apr 8, 2021:

Candrice Heath,
MD

Pediatric Skin of Color Symposium: Acne

Candrice Heath, MD, shares clinical pearls about the treatment of acne in pediatric patients with skin of color, including:

  • What is your personal approach to treating acne in patients with skin of color?
  • Can you tell us about the approved and emerging therapies for treatment of acne in pediatric patients? Have any of them been studied in patient populations with skin of color?
  • Can you explain why it is important to treat both acne and post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, particular in patients of color?
  • How do you educate patients and families to deal with the psychological aspects of acne, as well as with treatment adherence?

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Jul 27, 2020:

Jonette Keri,
MD, PhD

Acne Treatment Across the Lifespan

Jonette Keri, MD, PhD, shares some highlights about acne evaluation and treatment across the age spectrum, including:

  • How do we differentiate and grade acne across the age spectrum, from newborns to preteens?
  • When is it necessary to refer, particularly to endocrinology or other specialties, for childhood acne that may be associated with an underlying endocrine disorder?
  • What should we be using more of and less of in treating acne across the age groups?
  • How do you educate patients and families to deal with the psychological aspects of acne, as well as with treatment adherence?

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Jul 27, 2020:

Diane Berson,
MD

Adult Female Acne

Diane Berson, MD, shares additional clinical pearls on the treatment of adult female acne, including:

  • What are some typical acne presentations seen in adult women?
  • Can acne in women persist beyond menopause?
  • Can some of the newer non-oral contraceptives exacerbate acne flares? What are the options in this case?
  • Is there a concern with hyperkalemia in patients taking spironolactone for acne?
  • What should dermatologists keep in mind while treating acne in adult women?

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Jul 27, 2020:

James Del Rosso,
DO

Controversies and Novel Therapies for Acne

James Del Rosso, DO, shares clinical pearls about common controversies and recent developments in acne therapy, including:

  • What is your approach to minimizing antibiotic resistance in acne?
  • Are the newer antibiotics better in terms of resistance?
  • Why are dermatologists hesitant in using oral isotretinoin?
  • What are some of the advantages with the newer topical retinoids?
  • Should we pay more attention to truncal acne?

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Jul 27, 2020:

Michael Gold,
MD

Advances in Laser and Light Therapies

Michael Gold, MD, discusses additional takeaways on laser and light therapy for acne, including:

  • How do you explain the absence of light and laser therapies from the global alliance acne treatment algorithm? Do you think that there is enough evidence to recommend their addition to the treatment guidelines?
  • How do lasers/light therapies for acne challenge the current treatment status quo? How do they fit in with existing treatments?
  • For what patient profiles (in terms of severity or type of acne) are they more appropriate?
  • What are some key devices for acne treatment?

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