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Acne Scar Reduction
WHAT IS ACNE?
Acne is a very common condition that creats blemishes on the face due to clogging of skin pores. Acne not only affects face but also appears on back, shoulders and chest.
WHAT ARE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF ACNE
The first sign of acne : Whiteheads and Blackheads.
Whiteheads/Blackheads :These are sebaceous follicles that are clogged. The ones that are covered with a thin layer of skin look white are called as whiteheads. The ones that are exposed appear black are called Blackheads.
Other signs of acne are…
- Cystic Lesions
STAGES OF ACNE: AS PER SEVERITY:
- MILD ACNE : Few blackheads , whiteheads and bumps.
- MODERATE ACNE : More blackheads , whiteheads and painful pustules.
- SEVERE ACNE : Many pimples , large , painful nodules.
CAUSES OF ACNEThere are four main causes of Acne:
WHY IS TREATMENT NECESSARY ?Best way of treating acne is to consult a Dermatologist as complications may arise if acne are left untreated.
TREATMENT OF ACNE
TREATMENT FOR SCARS LEFT BY ACNEDeep scars as left by acne are treated by a dermatologist using light treatment lasers , chemical peels , microdermabration and surgery or a combination.
TREATMENT OF ADULT ACNEAnti acne wash and a topical retinoid gel/ antibacterial gel