Dermatology Cases: Acne and Acne Scarring


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In this episode:

– Prevention first: If there are lots of scars or cysts, early use of oral Isotretinoin is indicated – move toward the use of lower doses for longer as it causes less adverse drug reactions
– Acne scars can be treated by laser
– Intralesional triamcinolone injections of hypertrophic scars can be effective



Host: Dr David Lim, GP and Medical Educator



Expert: Prof Rodney Sinclair, Professor of Dermatology, University of Melbourne; Founder and Director of Sinclair Dermatology; Director of Dermatology, Epworth Hospital; Head of the Epworth Dermatology Research Centre



Total time: 20 mins



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