Author: All About Acne Team

All About Acne Team
About All About Acne Team
The All About Acne team – the authors of this site – are a group of medically-trained skin experts from across Australia who have an interest in acne management. Our experienced team of leading dermatologists guarantees the information on this website is independent and based on the highest quality research available.
Spironolactone vs antibiotics for acne

A study looking at almost 40,000 women with moderate to severe acne has found a medication discovered in the 1950s may be as effective as a particular type of oral antibiotic in treating acne.

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Survey of twins supports genetic link for acne

A study involving the world’s largest gathering of twins supports research that there is a genetic link for acne, but environmental factors may influence its severity.

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High risk of depression after acne diagnosis

New research shows depression and acne may be more closely linked than previously thought.

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Cannabis compound trialled for acne treatment

An Australian company has recently completed Phase I clinical trials using synthetic cannabidiol – an active compound found in cannabis – for the treatment of acne in a world first.

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New acne treatment available in Australia

A topical acne treatment combining adapalene with benzoyl peroxide (Epiduo) is now available in a stronger form as Epiduo Forte.

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Impact of acne can be more than skin deep
Impact of acne can be more than skin deep

Acne can reduce quality of life, self-esteem and mood. Signs of distress include less interaction with peers or avoiding social situations.

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