Acne News

Acne depression in adults greater than teens

If you thought it was only teens that struggled with the psychological impact of acne, think again.

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Latest acne treatment gets working quickly

The latest topical acne treatment to be available in Australia has been found to get working fast with improvements occurring within two weeks of starting treatment.

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New acne retinoid cream approved in US

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.

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Neutrogena Acne Mask recall

The Neutrogena Visibly Clear Light Therapy Acne Mask has been recalled because of the potential for eye damage in people with particular eye conditions.

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Low dose acne treatment now on PBS

Oratane® (isotretinoin) 5mg is now available on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) for people with severe cystic acne.

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Isotretinoin not a risk factor for depression

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.

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