What Causes Acne?

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Acne is a complex disease and many factors can contribute to the development of symptoms.¬†Every case of acne is unique and the blend of factors that cause acne varies between individuals. Overall, the most important factors in the development of acne are: Genetics Hormones Bacteria Environment Stress Diet Genetics A person’s genetic makeup is a …

What Is Acne?

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Acne is a difficult to treat and often debilitating disease that affects the skin, usually the face. The most common form of acne (acne vulgaris) is an infection within a hair follicle. This infection causes varying degrees of inflammation, which manifest as pimples, nodules and cysts. When the inflammation is severe, it can cause permanent …

Acne Treatments

What is the best acne treatment for you? Choosing the best acne treatment(s) for each individual depends on many factors: Type and severity of your acne Age and gender Genetics Treatment history Personal preferences Whenever possible, you should work closely with your dermatologist or healthcare provider to develop a comprehensive acne treatment plan that is …

Acne Knowledge

What is Acne? Acne is a difficult to treat and often debilitating disease that affects the skin, usually the face. The most common form of acne (acne vulgaris) is an infection within a hair follicle. This infection causes varying degrees of inflammation, which manifest as pimples, nodules and cysts. When the inflammation is severe, it …