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  • Learning About Acne
    Acne, often thought to be only a teenager's skin problem, is actually a condition that can affect adults both male and female, although it generally begins during puberty. Taking a proactive approach to treating acne is very important...
  • Hormonal Treatment of Acne: How They Work
    Hormonal treatments, including oral contraceptives, have long been recognized by dermatologists to be an effective treatment option for women who have acne, no matter how severe...
  • Acne Myths: Chocolate and Sex Causes Acne!
    Have you been told that you shouldn't eat chocolate because it causes acne? Or how about French fries? Pizza? Wrong! That's just a myth, and while some foods can make acne worse for some people, researchers have found that it does not cause it!
  • The Big Squeeze on Acne: A Discussion About Acne Scars
    We all aspire to a smooth, clear complexion. When pimples arise, the need to flatten them out and squeeze is understandable. Unfortunately though, this may lead to short and long-term problems such as persistent redness, large brown stains (hyperpigmentation) and scarring (loss of skin substructure).
  • Acne Treatment: Pinpoint the Trigger
    From the occasional pimple during times of stress to the familiar breakouts before menses, acne affects almost all women at some time in their lives. While acne commonly develops during the preteen and early teen years, it can also arise in young adulthood and persist for years.
  • The Unseen Impact of Acne - There is help for those suffering.
    Acne is universal -- at some time or another we all experience this annoying disease. As teenagers we are frustrated with unsightly blemishes, and as adults, we are dismayed that we can still get acne. Acne has a predilection for affecting the face - a primary site for others to gauge our attractiveness.
  • Has Your Acne Left Scars?
    If acne scarring has occurred, several treatments are available to improve the appearance of your skin. These include skin filler substances, laser phototherapy and conventional surgery. These can be used alone or in combination ...
  • Got Acne? Tips to Fighting Acne from Dermatologists
    Acne is the visible end result of hormonal, bacterial and inflammatory disturbances. Blocked pores trap oil produced by our sebaceous glands, creating an ideal environment for the growth of acne bacteria...
  • Dealing with those nasty pimples - Tips on treating your acne
    Acne can be more than skin deep. Often, acne doesn't just affect us physically. It can also have an emotional impact - causing self-consciousness, anxiety, depression and even social withdrawal...

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