Useful websites

Rather than a random web search for information on skin conditions, here are some of our favourite websites to help you navigate dermatological conditions.

General

The Australasian College of Dermatologists A-Z of skin 

DermNet – All about the skin

Condition specific

All About Acne

Eczema Association of Australia

National Psoriasis Foundation

 

 

Get organised for 2023

Time to get organised

The last few years have been a bit of an upheaval for everyone. Home, work and social activities have often blended into each other.

Now summer holidays are over and everybody is getting back to routine – it’s time to get your diaries sorted and booked your dermatology appointments for the year.

If you need a full skin check you may want to come before your referral is over. And if you needed treatment for precancerous solar keratosis you may want to consider an appointment in the cold months, starting in April through to August. Treatments such as five fluorouracil cream, imiquimod cream are often recommended during the cooler months.

 

 

Welcome to 2023!

Over the last few summers, we have experienced bush fires, floods and rain so we have to be optimistic about enjoying the sunshine again.   If you have not used your opened sunscreen since last summer or you cannot remember when it was open or even if you left it in the car, please consider […]

September News

Dr Jo-Ann See has been honoured to be an invited speaker at the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology meeting which will be held in Italy in September.  This is one of the most internationally renowned dermatology meetings and she will be involved in the controversies lecture series with several renowned international experts.

 

 

 

 

 

She is also part of an international team of 17 dermatologists involved in PACE which stands for Personalising Acne: Consensus of Experts. They will also be presenting their work at this meeting and have already had several scientific articles published in international peer-reviewed journals.

August News

Congratulations to Dr Jo-Ann See who is the guest editor of the current edition for the Australian Society of Cosmetic Dermatologists journal.  The journal is widely read by dermatologists, as well as cosmetic physicians and nurses and the emphasis of this edition is on acne.  Many of the country’s leading dermatologists have collaborated on this edition which brings current medical and scientific insights into the world of acne. Not only are new treatments discussed but new thoughts on diet as well as stress are highlighted.

 

 

 

 

 

Congratulations as well for her collaboration on an international paper “Isotretinoin Laboratory Monitoring in Acne Treatment” that has recently been published in JAMA (Journal of the American medical Association) Dermatology. This was organised on the basis of her work with 20 other international dermatologists in the study was organised from Massachusetts General Hospital.