Acne is a common condition caused by chronic inflammation of the hair follicle or pore, leading to localised redness and swelling. Acne is associated with increased oil production, and people with acne often notice and complain of the greasiness of their skin, especially areas such as the face, chest and back.Read More
Acne is a condition of the skin, which causes spots, especially on the face, shoulders, and upper back. Acne tends to begin at puberty, and although most sufferers are over it within a few years, it may carry on for life.Read More
Blue light is probably the best-known light therapy for acne treatment. Dermatologists have been using Acne Blue Light Treatment to minimize and eliminate outbreaks for over two decades.The FDA approved blue light therapy for treating acne in August 2002.
In contrast to other treatments, patients do not have to apply a cream to their skin and it's free from side effects. The technique simply relies on the interaction of the blue light with the infected skin. Blue light acne treatment is a non-invasive treatment that uses light in the blue wavelength range of 405-420 nm to kill the Propionobacterium acnes or P. acnes bacteria in skin.
Enlarged pores are a common concern for many women of all ages and skin types, especially for those with oily and combination skin.Read More
Jan Marini discusses acne
A number of medical and non medical treatments are available to treat acne scars. Although a total correction of scarred tissue deformities cannot always be achieved, the primary goal is to improve the appearance. The more invasive treatments are injections, dermabrasion and lasers, which can be painful, expensive and requires recovery time.Read More
A good skincare regime may be sufficient for those with mild-moderate acne. Retinols, salicylic acid , glycolic acid and azelaic acid will all have impact on comedonal lesions, whereas benzoyl peroxide,salicylic acid and niacinamide have good anti-inflammatory properties.Read More
Acne is one of the most common skin problems. It affects most teenagers to some degree and even many adults. Acne shows up as whiteheads, blackheads, pimples, and, in some people, deep painful bumps that look and feel like boils. Acne most commonly occurs on the face but can also appear on the back, chest, shoulders and neck. In most people, acne clears up after a few years. But at its worst, acne can be persistent and can cause permanent scarring of the skin.
Acne is a common skin condition and continues to be a difficult skin complaint to treat. It affects men, women and children of all ages from teenagers to people in their 50'sRead More