A very good skin web site is

“DermNet New Zealand was founded by Dermatologist Dr Amanda Oakley in 1995. It has become a world renowned resource all about the skin. The website is owned by the DermNet New Zealand Trust. It has been HON (Health-on-The-Net) certified since 1996 and is in continuous development to provide information about the skin over any standard desktop or mobile web browser.”

The Australasian College of Dermatologists also has a very useful searchable website at;

Ballina Family Medical Centre

Patient Resources

Dermatology resources:


Another useful website is Clinical Features: Chronic inflammatory disease of pilosebaceous units Characterised by formation of comedomes, papules, pustules, nodules and cysts. comedomal papules pustular Face 99%, back 60-%, chest 15% Most adolescents develop mild comedomal acne Factors Involved in developing acne High GI Diet Premenstrual flare Stress- anecdotally…