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Session Information

SYM S059 - Acne & Rosacea

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket


Date: Tuesday, March 25

CME Credits: 3.00

Location: Mile High Ballroom 4DEF

Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Director: Linda F. Stein, MD, FAADDiane M. Thiboutot, MD, FAAD

  • Hilary E. Baldwin, MD, FAAD
  • David Eric Cohen, MD, FAAD
  • James Q. Del Rosso, DO
  • Gabriella Fabbrocini, MD - Handout
  • Adelaide A. Hebert, MD, FAAD
  • James Joseph Leyden, MD, FAAD
  • Guy F. Webster, MD, PhD, FAAD

Learning Objectives:
Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Compare insights into the pathophysiology of acne and rosacea
  • Analyze current treatment options for acne and rosacea
  • Evaluate emerging therapies for rosacea

There has been an explosion of new developments in the areas of acne and rosacea. This session will explore the new insights into the pathophysiology of acne and rosacea. We will discuss the rationale behind traditional therapies as well as new treatments on the horizon. The special considerations for treating acne in women and children reviewed. Cutting edge treatment for acne scarring will be discussed.


  • Evidence-based recommendations for the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric acne. Eichenfield LF, Krakowski AC, Piggott C,et al. Pediatrics Vol. 131 No. Supplement 3 May 1, 2013 pp. S163 -S186


Tuesday, March 25
2:00 PMLatest research on acne pathogenesis / Dr. Thiboutot
2:20 PMDifferentiating Doxycycline and Minocycline / Dr. Leyden
2:40 PMTopical acne treatments; Understanding the data / Dr. Stein
3:00 PMTreating acne in women / Dr. Baldwin
3:15 PMUnderstanding the pediatric guidelines for acne. / Dr. Hebert
3:30 PMNew developments in oral isotretinoin / Dr. Webster
3:45 PMMedical and surgical pearls for treating acne scars / Dr. Fabbrocini
4:00 PMAcne Q and A /
4:10 PMThe science behind rosacea / Dr. Cohen
4:30 PMCurrent and future developments in rosacea therapy / Dr. Del Rosso
4:50 PMRosacea Q and A /