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Acne management: Microbiome and the role of active skincare

Acne management: Microbiome and the role of active skincare

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Ryan will explore the acne pathogenesis and the significance of the skin microbiome.

Attendees will gain a deeper understanding of the assessment of acne, the role of adjunctive therapies in acne management, as well as treatment approaches and referrals.

BIO: Ryan De Cruz

Ryan is a Specialist Dermatologist – Fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatologists (FACD). He completed his medical degree at The University of Melbourne, where he graduated with Honours.

Ryan was awarded the Australasian College of Dermatologists’ Hermann Lawrence Prize in Dermatology and completed a Bachelor of Medical Science in hair disorders. After completing his residency at St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne, Ryan was selected to undertake part of his advanced training at St. George’s Hospital NHS, London.

He is passionate about providing personalised and holistic dermatological care. His interests include eczema, acne and rosacea, psoriasis, skin cancer management, laser treatment and hair loss disorders.

Ryan has worked in variety of tertiary referral hospitals across Melbourne and the United Kingdom. He has been appointed Consultant positions at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and The Skin Health Institute, and has a keen interest in teaching medical students and junior doctors.


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