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Pharmacology – ACNE TREATMENT (MADE EASY)

Pharmacology – ACNE TREATMENT (MADE EASY)

In this lecture we’re gonna cover the pharmacology of drugs used for acne treatment. So let’s get right into it by first discussing the pathophysiology of acne. Acne is a multifactorial inflammatory disease that affects the skin’s oil glands and hair follicles. The oil-producing glands present in our skin, known as sebaceous glands, are usually …

What’s the Deal with Acne?

What’s the Deal with Acne?

Hate to break it to you teenagers, but acne can last well into your 40s. While there’s no cure to make them instantly go away, we have a few tips to help minimize the amount of pimples that pop up. When it comes to acne there’s three main players: bacteria, oil, and skin. P. acnes …

How Do You Get Rid of Acne?

How Do You Get Rid of Acne?

Imagine waking up the morning of prom, or your wedding day, or a big job interview… and sure enough, you look in the mirror to find your forehead is covered in zits! It’s happened to lots of us. Acne, or acne vulgaris, is the most common skin disease in humans. It affects about 80% of …