FEATURE ARTICLESAcne Vulgaris: A Review of Causes and Treatment OptionsWell, DanielleAuthor Information Danielle Well, BSN, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, is a nurse practitioner specializing in dermatology at Rockville Dermatology, P.C. Rockville Centre, N.Y., and Dr. Stuart R. Levine Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery, Brooklyn, N.Y. The author and planners have disclosed that they have no financial relationships related to this article. Reprinted with permission from The Nurse Practictioner, 38(10), 22–31. Journal of the Dermatology Nurses’ Association: November/December 2014 - Volume 6 - Issue 6 - p 302-309 doi: 10.1097/JDN.0000000000000104 Buy Metrics Abstract Acne vulgaris is a disorder of the sebaceous follicle. The cause is multifactorial, and both adolescents and adults can be affected. Acne is associated with a significant financial burden and considerable psychological distress. Treatment options are reviewed, including over-the-counter medications, prescription medications, and in-office procedures. Copyright © 2014 by the Dermatology Nurses' Association.