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F074 - Acne, Hair Loss and Hirsutism Evaluation and Management

Saturday, March 2; 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

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 that affect 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 therapies 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.
Saturday, March 2
3:30 PM
Dr. Reynolds / Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: What Every Dermatologist Needs to know
3:55 PM
Dr. Reynolds / Q & A
4:00 PM
Dr. Harper / Update on Hormonal Therapies for Acne and Hirsutism
4:25 PM
Dr. Harper / Q & A
4:30 PM
Dr. Tsao / Update on Non-Medical Treatments for Hirsutism
4:55 PM
Dr. Tsao / Q & A
5:00 PM
Dr. Makredes Senna / Treatment of Female Pattern Hair Loss: New Insights
5:25 PM
Dr. Makredes Senna / Q & A
Event Details
  • Date
    Saturday, March 2
  • Time
    3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Location
    Room 146C
  • CME Credits
  • Type
  • Rachel Victoria Sabbag Reynolds, MD, FAAD
  • Julie Claire Harper, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Maryanne Makredes Senna, MD
  • Sandy Sharon Tsao, MD, FAAD