Acne

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Acne

What is Acne? 

Acne is a common skin condition that can occur in adolescence as well as adulthood. Pimples happen when pores get clogged with dead skin and oil and bacteria buildup. It is also an inflammatory condition. 

Is there anything I can do by myself to improve my acne?

Yes, taking care of your skin is really important in acne treatment, here are some tips:

Do’s:

  • Wash your face twice per day using warm water with a gentle facial cleanser

Don’ts:

  • Do not scrub your face, it can make your condition worse
  • Do not wash your face with hot water
  • Do not pick or squeeze your pimples (it can make your acne worse, leave scars or even cause an infection)
  • Avoid oil based makeup and skin products

What acne treatments are available?

There are many treatments out there for acne. If your acne is mild, you can try to treat it yourself, but if you see no improvement after 3 months or you have moderate to severe acne, you should make an appointment with your healthcare provider to discuss treatment options. Here are a few different treatments that are available:

  • Retinoids: They can help unclog your pores, it is important to protect your skin from the sun when using these products
  • Salicylic and glycolic acid: These products help to unclog pores by removing dead layers of the skin
  • Prescribed medication

What options do we have for treating your acne : 

  • Skin assessments and skincare line (clearcell) formulated to treat acne types 1-4. The active ingredients contain the right amount of salicylic acid and benzoyl peroxyde to treat efficiently acne.
  • Acne dual treatments

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