Acne has also been on the rise as one of the many negative consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic due to prolonged use of occlusive protective masks. Many acne treatment options, such as isotretinoin and tetracycline antibiotics, cause an increased risk of skin sensitivity to ultraviolet radiation (UV) from sunlight. This makes photoprotection a crucial component of improving clinical outcomes. 

Acneis on the rise as one of the many negative consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic due to prolonged use of occlusive protective masks [Image: Sharon McCutcheon/Pixabay].

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