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F008 - Acne, Hair Loss and Hirsutism Evaluation and Management

Friday, February 16; 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Learning Objectives

Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Diagnose polycystic ovary syndrome more effectively.
  • Diagnose and treat female pattern alopecia more effectively.
  • Treat acne and hirsutism more effectively.


This session will focus on three disorders affecting the health and well-being of women: acne, hair loss and hirsutism. Overlap of these diagnoses with polycystic ovary syndrome as well as the latest evidence on hormonal treatments for acne and hirsutism will be discussed. Non-medical treatments for hirsutism will also be reviewed.


  • Harper, Julie Claire, MD: Aclaris Therapeutics Inc. – A(H); Allergan, Inc – SP(H); Aqua – C(H); Bayer Pharmaceuticals – I(Fees), O(H); BioPharmX – A(H); Dermira – A(H); Galderma Laboratories, L.P. – C(H); Galderma USA – SP(H); La Roche-Posay Laboratoire Pharmaceutique – SP(H); Novan – A(H); Promius Pharma, LLC – SP(H); Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. – C(Fees); Taro Pharm – A(H); Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC – SP(H);
  • Makredes Senna, Maryanne, MD: Cassiopia – A(Fees); Concert Pharmaceuticals – C(Fees); Follica – I(EQ);
  • Reynolds, Rachel Victoria Sabbag, MD: Edwards Lifesciences – C(Fees); Medtronics – C(Fees);
  • Tsao, Sandy Sharon, MD: no financial relationships exist with commercial interests.
Friday, February 16
9:00 AM
Dr. Reynolds / Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: What Every Dermatologist Needs to Know
9:25 AM
Dr. Reynolds / Q & A
9:30 AM
Dr. Harper / Hormonal Treatment of Acne and Hirsutism
9:55 AM
Dr. Harper / Q & A
10:00 AM
Dr. Tsao / Non-Normal Treatments for Hirsutism
10:25 AM
Dr. Tsao / Q & Q
10:30 AM
Dr. Makredes Senna / Update on Diagnosis and Treatment of Female Pattern Hair Loss
10:55 AM
Dr. Makredes Senna / Q & A
Event Details
  • Date
    Friday, February 16
  • Time
    9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Location
    Room 8
  • CME Credits
  • Type
  • Rachel Victoria Sabbag Reynolds, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Julie Claire Harper, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Maryanne Makredes Senna, MD, FAAD
  • Sandy Sharon Tsao, MD, FAAD