A study of more than 38,000 patients has found the treatment for severe acne , isotretinoin (e.g. Roaccutane, Oratane) is not an independent risk factor for depression in adult acne patients.
Safe, effective treatments are out there but it can be confusing to know what’s right for you
Having acne can feel embarrassing and painful. And sometimes it can be tricky to work out what's going to help and what’s going to make the breakouts even worse.
So why not hear from the real experts?
All About Acne is a resource created by Australian health professionals to provide up-to-date, practical and relevant information for people affected by acne and to combat the many myths surrounding this common condition.
Whether you get it as a teenager or adult, acne is a medical skin condition that can have huge physical and emotional impacts, but it can be successfully managed. This site explores skin care and lifestyles issues that can affect acne, as well as treatment options that can help get rid of or reduce acne.
Our site has been developed to help you better understand acne but the content here is provided for general information only. It’s essential to talk with qualified health professionals who can tailor an acne management plan to your individual medical needs.
If you have any questions or concerns about your acne or that of a family member, seek professional help through your GP or dermatologist.
All About Acne is an Information Partner of Healthdirect Australia. Funded by the Governments of Australia, Healthdirect provides easy access to trusted, quality health information and advice online.