Foundations First: The Unchanging Significance of Cleansing in the Era of Fourth-Generation Retinoids

Chow, Yan Ching orcid iconORCID: 0009-0007-4891-8231, Siripanich, Chawalpat orcid iconORCID: 0009-0006-7848-8669 and Ali, Faisal R (2024) Foundations First: The Unchanging Significance of Cleansing in the Era of Fourth-Generation Retinoids. Clinical and Experimental Dermatology . ISSN 0307-6938

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1093/ced/llae170

Abstract

Whilst the advent of fourth-generation retinoids such a trifarotene marks a advancement in acne therapy and applications are still being elucidated, clinicians should not dismiss the importance of simple, non-pharmacological measures such as regular skin cleansing and the use of moisturisers, reaffirming their crucial place in the holistic management of acne, as well as other dermatological conditions.


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