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    Related Definitions, Terms, and Acronyms:
  • Topical retinoids - include tretinoin (brand name Retin-A), adapalene (brand name Differin) and tazarotene (brand name Tazorac).
  • Pizza face - an American slang derogatory remark for someone with severe facial acne inflammation.
  • Laser acne treatment - using visible light to successfully treat acne. In particular intense blue light generated by purpose-built fluorescent lighting, LEDs or lasers is used.
  • Acne phototherapy - short term improvement can be achieved with sunlight, but sunlight worsens acne long-term, presumably due to UV damage.
  • Acne scar treatment - subcision, in which the scar is detached from deeper tissue, allowing a pool of blood to form under the scar. This helps level the scar with the skin surface.

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