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COVID -19 Practice Update

Due to the continuing cluster outbreaks within the Greater Sydney region, we are now asking patients attending appointments to please wear a mask. Central Sydney Dermatology has continued to operate throughout the pandemic adjusting our appointment schedule and operations to meet current requirements.  This includes but is not limited to the following measures: Reduced number […]

Skincare for Women 45+

Did you know that a woman’s skin ages more quickly after menopause than at any other time in her life? 30% of the skin’s collagen is lost within the first 5 years of menopause, due to low oestrogen levels.  During this time a woman skin ages more quickly than at any other stage of her […]

New appointment

Congratulations to Associate Professor Stephen Shumack on election to the Board of the International League of Dermatological Societies (ILDS), during the 24th World Congress of Dermatology.  WCD2019 had 16 000 attendees from around the globe. The ILDS is worlds largest and oldest organisation dedicated to global dermatology. #SkinHealth4theWorld

Practice update

Thank you to all our patients and referring doctors and your loyalty over the past year. We would like to take this opportunity to give everyone an update on what is happening in the practice. We welcomed Dr Sue Ng back from maternity leave in mid March. Sue, her husband and daughter have welcomed two beautiful […]

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, […]

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 […]

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.