Acne is a common condition and is almost universal in teenagers. It occurs when small openings on the surface of the skin (pores) become plugged, inflamed, and sometimes infected. The duration and severity of acne is unique to each individual and most common on the face, central chest and shoulders.
Treatment Options: Acne has various treatment options depending on the severity and type of acne. Most common treatment options include topical creams, oral medications, chemical peels, extraction and even laser therapy. Preventable measures include washing the skin to remove oil and bacteria on a routine basis (two or three times daily), facial cream which is oil based can plug up pores and should be avoided and recommend products that are labeled as “ non-comedogenic” or “non-acnegnic, “oil free” be used.