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How Does Your Diet Affect Acne? | Acne Treatment

This is absolutely one of my favorite topics. Some people say that diet and acne are not related, and I think that’s crazy. How can what you put in your body not affect the largest organ in your body? It just makes no sense. A good diet is very important in limiting acne. What is …

How Do Birth Control Pills Affect Acne? | Acne Treatment

How Do Birth Control Pills Affect Acne? | Acne Treatment

So one of the very common treatments for female acne are birth control pills. And the reason that birth control pills help is they help regulate the hormones. Sometimes what happens in women is the balance between estrogen, progesterone, testosterone, and some of the other reproductive hormones gets out of whack. And what birth control …

5 Natural Skin Care Tips | Acne Treatment

5 Natural Skin Care Tips | Acne Treatment

So this is also one of my favorite topics when talking about acne, is the more natural approach to your acne. There’s several supplements that I would recommend. The first would be Vitamin A, no more than 10,000 units every day. This sort of mimics Acutane without some of the more serious side effects. And …

How to Control & Treat Severe Acne | Acne Treatment

How to Control & Treat Severe Acne | Acne Treatment

So, if you have truly severe acne, probably your choice of products is not going to be enough to get rid of the acne. There’s certain rules that should apply. You should look for products that are noncomedogenic. That means just that they don’t cause pimples. Another thing to watch out for is overusing salicylic …

Adult Acne vs. Adolescent Acne | Acne Treatment

Adult Acne vs. Adolescent Acne | Acne Treatment

When both boys and girls go through puberty there’s a surge in the testosterone levels which activate the sebaceous gland, or the oil gland to make more oil. This is sort of what sets off teenage acne. Teenage acne is most commonly seen in the t-zone. Furthermore, teenage acne is considered a normal part of …

How to Deal with Pockmarks | Acne Treatment

How to Deal with Pockmarks | Acne Treatment

One of the most upsetting things for my patients about having acne is the scars that can often result. There are three main types of acne scars. The first is called an ice pick scar, which is like a pock mark, and, basically, it’s a very narrow, yet deep scar. The second type is called …