A review on the treatment of acne vulgaris


*Dr Alison Layton, Consultant Dermatologist, Harrogate District Foundation Trust, Lancaster Park Road, North Yorkshire, HG2 7SX, UK.
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The following article reviews treatment for acne vulgaris. Selection of therapy should be based on clinical appearance taking into account lesion type and severity, as well as identification of acne scarring and the psychosocial disability caused by the disease.