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When you’ve got acne, all you want to do is get rid of it.

The good news is that you can.


Monday, October 14, 2019
A new topical retinoid treatment for acne is about to become available in the United States, but it’s a case of ‘wait and see’ in terms of when this treatment will reach Australia.
Thursday, July 25, 2019
The Neutrogena Visibly Clear Light Therapy Acne Mask and Activator has been recalled because of the potential for eye damage in a small group of people with particular eye conditions.
Friday, July 05, 2019
Oratane® (isotretinoin) 5mg is now available on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) for people with severe cystic acne.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
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.