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 skin.

All About Acne co-chair Dr JoAnn See said there is growing evidence of some links between diet and acne but surprisingly, chocolate isn’t high on the naughty list yet.

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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.

 

2015 ACD Annual Scientific Meeting

From the 16th – 19th May 2015, Dermatologists and nurses from this practice will be attending this meeting in Adelaide.  There will be limited appointments available in this practice during that week.

Both A/Prof Stephen Shumack and Dr Jo-Ann See will be giving presentations and chairing sessions during the meeting.