Dr Tong updating his peers on the latest acne research

Dr Tong provided his colleagues with an update on a range of acne-related topics published in the medical journals in 2020-2021 at the at the 53rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian College of Dermatologists.

He covers a broad range of topics including:

  • Transcriptome profiles in acne patients treated with isotretinoin
  • Reducing the side effects of isotretinoin with biotin
  • Clascoterone cream, a topical androgen receptor inhibitor for acne
  • Biofilm in acne
  • The gut-skin axis in acne
  • Bakuchiol, a potential new plant-based ‘retinol alternative’ in acne and anti-aging
  • Latest trends ‘maskne’