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How to Prevent Blackheads | Acne Treatment

How to Prevent Blackheads | Acne Treatment

So a blackhead is essentially a clogged pore. What we talk about when we say we’re going to prevent blackheads, we are just preventing clogged pores. A few different ingredients can be in this. An alpha, beta, or polyhydroxy acid can be helpful, as well as a prescription retinoid, like Retina-A, Tazorac or Atrolin. If …

How to Deal with Acne Pain | Acne Treatment

How to Deal with Acne Pain | Acne Treatment

So, patients often complain that their pimples really hurt. And the reason that is, is when you have a very deep pimple, or what we might call an acne cyst, it’s arising so deep in the skin that it’s actually in contact with nerves that transmit pain. So, what happens is you have a very …

What Are the Best Acne Products? | Acne Treatment

What Are the Best Acne Products? | Acne Treatment

I think the cornerstone of any acne therapy is a retinoid. Retinoids are prescription medicines like Retin-A, Tazorac or Atralin. These are so important, because they prevent the clogging of the pore, and that’s really the first step in the development of any acne lesion, whether it be whitehead, or pimple or pustule or cyst. …

How to Treat a Fish with White Spots | Aquarium Care

How to Treat a Fish with White Spots | Aquarium Care

If you notice that your fish have white spots on them, they’re probably suffering from ick. Ick is the most common parasite associated with aquarium keeping. It occurs in fresh water and salt water. It’s usually brought out by a change in water temperature. That’s usually what brings the parasite out of its dormant life …