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TREATMENT TOOLS | Blemish Control The following products help to reduce blemishes, calm inflammation and prevent post-breakout pigmentation concerns when offered as part of a comprehensive acne treatment program. Stiefel introduces Fabior (tazarotene) Foam 0.1%, the first retinoid in a topical foam formulation that's FDA approved for the treatment of acne in patients 12 years of age and older. The efficacy and safety of Fabior Foam— applied once daily—were evaluated in two multi-center, randomized, double-blind, vehicle-controlled Phase 3 studies that included a total of 1,485 patients. Contact: 888.784.3335, stiefel.com. PhytoCeuticals Active Serum gently exfoliates skin and cleans pores with salicylic acid, glycolic acid and lactic acid. Additional ingredients include arbutin glycoside and kojic acid to reduce hyperpigmentation. The formulation helps to control oil secretions, prevent new blemishes and encourage collagen production for a smoother, brighter complexion. Contact: 877.474.9862, phyto-ceutical.com. Noncomedogenic, oil- and fragrance-free EltaMD UV Clear Broad-Spectrum SPF 46 was formulated for patients with sensitive, acneic skin. The lightweight sunscreen—which can be worn alone or under makeup—provides broad spectrum protection with 9% micronized zinc oxide and 7.5% octinoxate plus niacinamide to calm and protect skin. Contact: 800.633.8872, eltamd.com. The Isolaz from Solta Medical combines gentle vacuum with broadband light. The vacuum elevates and exerts pressure on the skin to evacuate sebaceous blockages. The broadband light then delivers a concentrated blue light and heat to the target area. The stretching of the skin reduces the presence of competing chromophores, increasing the efficacy of the light. Contact: 877.782.2286, solta.com. 20 July/August 2012 | ACNE & ROSACEA Rhonda Allison's Blemish Complex is a paraben-free benzoyl peroxide formulation featuring allantoin, aloe vera and a special crosspolymer blend with anti-inflammatory properties to fight bacteria, reduce sebum production and calm skin. Contact: 866.313.7546, rhondaallison.com.

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