Two new topical drugs will soon be available for acne, Azone and Epiduo. Both are slightly better than previous therapies with a 40% clear rate after 12 weeks. After decades of steadfastly denying that food played any role in acne, Dr Mancini at Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago and Dr. Cordain at Colorado State University are now claiming that low glycemic diets, especially low milk diets can play a significant role in acne. They should try yeast screening and an IGG blood test for allergies as any alternative doc will offer. Difference people respond to different remedies.
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