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Fluorescent light energy combined with systemic isotretinoin: A 52 months follow-up evaluating efficacy and safety in treatment of moderate-severe acne
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  • Antonio Russo,
  • Maiken Mellergaard,
  • Giovanni Pellacani,
  • Steven Nisticò,
  • Michael Canova Engelbrecht Nielsen
Antonio Russo
AUSL of Romagna
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Maiken Mellergaard
University of Copenhagen
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Giovanni Pellacani
UniMoRe Dermatology Clinic
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Steven Nisticò
Rome Torvergata University Dermatological Laser Unit
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Michael Canova Engelbrecht Nielsen
Klox Technologies Ltd
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Abstract

Acne associates with increased sebum production, bacterial colonization, and ongoing inflammation. Fluorescent light energy has reported clinical effect on acne. The complexity of acne often makes combination therapy highly beneficial. We here show that combining FLE with low-dose isotretinoin or tetracycline leads to clearance of acne without significant adverse effects.

Peer review status:IN REVISION

21 Jun 2020Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
24 Jun 2020Assigned to Editor
24 Jun 2020Submission Checks Completed
29 Jun 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned
12 Jul 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
13 Jul 20201st Revision Received