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Therapy Book from C.H.I.P.S.

Acne and Its Therapy
by Dr. Guy F. Webster

Acne and Its Therapy delves into the available treatment options for difficult cases of acne and scarring and provides expert discussions of management regimens including topical and systemic therapies, laser treatments, and new medications.

Acne and Its Therapy analyzes the pathophysiology, evaluation, diagnosis, clinical features, and control of acne.

Contents

1. The Biology of the Sebaceous Gland and Pathophysiology of Acne

  1. Overview of the Pathogenesis of Acne
  2. Cell Biology of the Pilosebaceous Unit
  3. Sebum Secretion and Acne
  4. The Molecular Biology of Retinoids and Their Recepters
  5. Molecular Biology of Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptors in Relation to Sebaceous Glands and Acne
  6. Antimicrobial Peptides and Acne
2. Acne Treatments

  1. Hormonal Influences in Acne
  2. Antimicrobial Therapy in Acne
  3. Topical Retinoids
  4. Phototherapy and Laser Therapy of Acne
  5. Benzoyl Peroxide and Salicylic Acid Therapy
  6. Treating Acne with Octadecenedioic Acid: Mechanism of Action, Skin Delivery, and Clinical Results
  7. The Effect of Sphingolipids as a New Therapeutic Option for Acne Treatment
  8. 5α-Reductase and Its Inhibitors
3. Active Delivery, Formulation, and Testing

  1. Sebum: Physical-Chemical Properties, Macromolecular Structure, and Effects of Ingredients
  2. Targeted Delivery of Actives from Topical Treatment Products to the Pilosebaceous Unit
  3. Topical Therapy and Formulation Principles
  4. In Vitro Models for the Evaluation of Anti-acne Technologies

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Acne and Its Therapy
by Dr Guy F. Webster
2007 328 pages $228.95 + shipping
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