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All About Acne
The All About Acne team is a group of health and medical experts from across Australia who have an interest in the management of acne. The All About Acne team includes several dermatologists, a psychiatrist, a pharmacist, a gynaecologist/obstetrician, a GP and a cosmetic medicine...

Acne
Acne is the most common of skin diseases, affecting 85 per cent of Australians aged 15-24 years old. Very few people manage to escape their teenage and young adult years without some pimples and blackheads. Acne happens when the oil glands (pores) in the skin become...

Adult acne
The causes of adult acne are not clear cut, but it has been linked to hormones, family history and polycystic ovarian syndrome. Stress is another big contributor. The thought behind this is that stress can trigger stress hormones that get broken down into androgens (or male hormones) that...

Dermatologist
A dermatologist is a qualified medical specialist who, through additional training, has obtained postgraduate qualifications to specialise in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of skin diseases, including acne. When deciding which type of therapy to recommend...

Acne scars
With moderate to severe acne, damage to the surface and underlying layers of the skin can be extensive and result in flat or thick raised scars, discolouration and pitted, indented skin. Some acne scars improve over time, others remain unchanged and some can continue to worsen with time. While some scars can be disguised with...

Treatment for Acne
Cleanse skin twice a day with a mild ‘soap free’ liquid face cleanser which is acid and / or pH balanced and free of abrasives and alcohol. Choose a moisturiser labelled non-comedogenic. This means it has been specially tested in acne prone individuals and has been proven not to...

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