Acne is a common condition which affects teenagers, adults, and can occur in pregnancy. It is due to inflammation and blockage of the hair follicles and the oil producing glands.
There are many different treatment options for acne. In our Acne Clinic we will develop a personalised skin care plan to address concerns such as redness, oiliness, sensitive skin, pimples, blackheads, whiteheads, cysts, pigmentation and scarring. We also aim for holistic management, addressing underlying hormonal triggers and diet.
We offer the following acne managements:
- Skin care regime: advice on cleansers, moisturisers, and sunscreen
- Prescription creams
- Oral antibiotics
- Oral isotretinoin (‘Roaccutane’)
- Skin peels
- Intense pulsed light (IPL) for mild to moderate acne
- Vascular laser for redness and broken blood vessels
- Dietitian consultation
Q. Will I see a dermatologist?
A. You will be seen by a dermatologist as well as an assistant doctor as part of your initial consultation.
Q. Do I need a doctors referral ?
A. A referral from your GP, though not essential will help us communicate with your doctor and enable you to claim the higher Medicare rebate
For more information on acne, please visit https://acne.org.au
Contact South East Dermatology to schedule an appointment in our Acne Clinic