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Have you had your skin check this summer?

Melanoma is the fourth most common cancer in Australia. One person for every 120 will risk death from melanoma skin cancer by their 85th birthday, and 1 in every 18 being diagnosed with melanoma at some stage before the age of 85. The good news is that if melanoma is identified at an early stage, […]

Merry Christmas

Central Sydney Dermatology will be closed from Thursday 22nd Dec 2016 until Monday 9th Jan 2017. We will have a limited opening on Wednesday 4th Jan 2017 and Friday 6th Jan 2017. All the Dermatologists, Nurses and Administrative Staff would like to wish you a happy and safe Christmas and New Year. Don’t forget your sun protection: Hat, sleeves, […]

National Skin Cancer Action Week

Research released this week shows that only 44% of Australian adults are wearing hats when exposed to UV rays, and we’re not seeking the shade during peak UV times. On a positive note we are more likely to use sunscreen.   In light of the findings the Cancer Council and the Australasian College of Dermatologists […]

Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian College of Dermatology

As part of their ongoing professional education, our dermatologists and nurses recently attended the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian College of Dermatologists held in Perth. Highlights for Central Sydney Dermatology was the induction of our very own Dr Erin Mullan as a Fellow of College and our senior nurse Cathy Corry being awarded the […]

Kleresca

Kleresca®, a new treatment for acne vulgaris has been launched in Australia. It is only offered in Dermatology practices and Central Sydney Dermatology are one of the few privileged to offer it for their patients.                                                    For more about Kleresca®

Treat yourself to chocolate this Easter

Whether you ration them out over a couple of weeks or eat all your chocolate eggs before Easter Monday, don’t worry too much about the chocolate binge ruining your skin. Chocolate has an undeservedly bad reputation as a cause of acne but evidence still appears mixed when deciding if it really is bad for our […]

2015/2016 Holiday Period Closure

Central Sydney Dermatology will be closed from Noon on Thursday 24th December 2015 until 8am on Monday 4th January 2016. If you need urgent attention during this period please contact your General Practitioner or local hospital.

Published article

Medicine Today, October issue has published an article on treating acne by Dr Jo-Ann See and Dr Munther Zureigat. Citation as follows: See, J-A, Zurgeigat M. A GP’s guide to treating acne. Medicine Today 2015; 16(10):34-40.

Trial results published

Paper accepted for publication in the Australasian Journal of Dermatology on Metvix Daylight Phototherapy treatment. Dr See was lead investigator and A/Prof Shumack was a co-investigator on this trial.  Both doctors have been active in training other medical practitioners on this treatment regime. This treatment is a non-surgical therapy for actinic keratoses.

World Congress of Dermatology

A/Prof Stephen Shumack and Dr Jo-Ann See will attend the World Congress of Dermatology in Vancouver (8-13 June).  Dr See is presenting on the latest Non-surgical treatments of skin cancers, Metvix Daylight Phototherapy.