John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


AFAST: an adult female acne treatment algorithm for daily clinical practice Volume 28, numéro 1, January-February 2018


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1 Private Practice, Paris, France
2 Private Practice, Tours, France
3 Department of Dermatology, Allergology and Photobiology, CHU A Michallon, Grenoble, France
4 Department of Dermato-cancerology, Hôtel Dieu, Place Alexis Ricordeau, Nantes, France

A substantial number of adult women suffer from acne [1]. Until recently, a specific mandibular acne scoring tool has been lacking, and current acne treatment algorithms insufficiently consider adult women-specific acne issues, such as differences in severity of acne symptoms between facial areas or the use of oral contraceptives and cosmetics. A recently developed composite adult acne evaluation tool, AFAST, based on the Global Acne Severity Scale (GEA), allows physicians to score both facial and [...]