Acne clinical guideline

Browse each section of the Guidelines of care for acne vulgaris below, or download the complete guidelines in PDF format.

Citation note

When referencing this guideline in a publication, please use the following citation: Zaenglein AL, Pathy AL, Schlosser BJ, Alikhan A, Baldwin HE, Berson DS, et al. Guidelines of care for the management of acne vulgaris. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2016 Feb 15. 


View the AAD guidelines disclaimer.                                                                                                                     


Need help? Call the Academy's practice support line. Speak one-on-one with an Academy expert who will help you navigate your practice issues. Complimentary for a limited time. Call 866-503-SKIN, option 1