Clinical Procedures Workshops

Acne Treatment and Procedures

Friday, September 23, 2016

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. or

Saturday, September 24, 2016

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


From attending this session, you will be able to:

  • Classify the severity of acne.
  • Discuss the safety and efficacy of the various classes of agents used for treating acne.
  • Explain the mechanisms of action of systemic and topical agents used to various severity of acne.
  • Describe the appropriate candidates for isotretinoin therapy, and incorporate improved protocols for the optimum use of this agent.
  • Discuss the protocols for using chemical peel as effective acne and its scar treatment.
  • Evaluate the use of microdermabrasion (with and without infusion) as an effective acne scar treatment procedure.
  • Evaluate when to use intralesional corticosteroid injections for the treatment of acne cysts and its scar.
  • Evaluate the use of acne extraction procedures.
  • Recognize the urgency of prompt treatment of acne to prevent physical and psychological scarring.

If already registered for the 2016 AAFP FMX, please call (800) 274-2237 to register for this course.

Save the Date

Sept 12-16, 2017
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
San Antonio, TX

Hotel Reservations

Book your room now for first choice in the AAFP hotel block.