Acne

Who should receive treatment for acne?

According to the American Academy of Dermatology, acne is the most common skin condition in the United States. About 40 to 50 million Americans have acne at any one time.  The condition occurs when a pore in the skin clogs, which can lead to pimples, blackheads, papules, nodules, and even cysts t... continue reading

How does treatment for acne work?

Looking for acne treatment? You’ve come to the right place. Dermatologists on the RxDefine platform offer safe and effective telemedicine consultations that can help you get diagnosed and receive treatment for your acne issues.  To start, patients can complete a medical questionnaire to help ... continue reading

Why do I need to upload photos of my acne?

The intake questionnaire will ask patients to upload high-resolution images of their acne. These images help the clinician assess the severity of the condition and which can help them make the proper diagnosis. These images are only reviewed by the medical practitioner and are stored safely in yo... continue reading

What type of medication is prescribed for acne?

In accordance with clinical protocols built by board-certified dermatologists, the medical practitioner may prescribe the following medication: Retin-A® (tretinoin) Cream and Gel Altreno (tretinoin) lotion, 0.05% Benzamycin® Topical Gel (erythromycin 3% and benzoyl peroxide 5%) Treatment option... continue reading