Treatment of Acne
need not be feared as something untreatable. In recent years many
effective forms of therapy have been developed. Dermatologists want to
prevent scars that acne can leave. Years of untreated acne can leave a
lifelong imprint on a person's face and can have an effect on his or her
acne has many forms, your dermatologist designs an individual approach
to care for successful control. Thus, the course of therapy will vary
according to such factors as type of acne, it's severity and extent, and
the patient's day-to-day activities.
Treated with one or a combination of topical medications. The
purpose of these is not only to treat existing acne lesions, but to
prevent new blemishes from forming.
and severe acne
Usually treated by topical medicines with the
addition of oral antibiotics. Since different combinations work better
for some patients than others, you are usually evaluated every four to
six weeks until the acne is well controlled.
addition to this conventional therapy, your dermatologist may recommend
one or more of these treatments to speed healing and clearing of your