How To Fade Acne Scars

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Acne sufferers face more than one concern which of course includes the nuisance of acne itself, however most sufferers are usually anxious about acne scars since unlike acne, which may be temporary, acne scars are perceived to be for life.

There are numerous topical products aimed at treating scar tissue but before we investigate the types of acne scars, it is important that one should try and prevent acne in the first place.

How to prevent acne

With acne affecting some 85 percent of the population at some time in their lives, according to the American Academy of Dermatology, it is important to try and prevent and treat acne effectively. Normally, antibiotics are prescribed such as tetracycline to eradicate the specific type of bacteria living on the surface of the skin. These bacteria block the pores leading to inflammation, which in turn causes excess sebum production and then leads to acne. Read More…

Take Control Of Your Acne

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Nearly everyone will suffer from spots and pimples at some point in their lives and indeed it is estimated that well over 85 percent of the adult population will develop acne between the ages of 12-25 years. Approximately 25 percent of these sufferers will have some form of scarring, be it mild or severe. But it isn’t just adolescents who suffer from acne as it is thought that one in five adults also suffer from acne. For many acne sufferers, the embarrassment leads to stress and in the worst case scenario, even depression. It is therefore not hard to understand why people spend so much time, effort and money to try and find a solution to acne and with the endless range of over the counter products, they often resort to their doctor for help. Unfortunately, the usual prescription medicines are not without side effects, often attempting to treat the symptoms rather than the causal factors. My hope is that reading this article will give you a better understanding of why people get acne, the current treatments for acne and what can be done to help prevent it. Read More…