Acne is one of the most common complaints that is day after day successfully treated by us.
There are a few things you need to know about this condition. Also known as acne vulgaris is one of the most common skin ailments for adolescents and also for many adults. It is caused by the blocking of the hair follicles by excess secretion of sebum (oil glands) coupled with dead skin. You could be having simple blackheads or painful cystic lesions. They are commonly seen on the face and forehead, however, often found also on shoulders, back, and chest.
Forms of Acne: how to identify acne?
The commonest forms that acne takes are Whiteheads, Blackheads, Pimples, Papules, Cysts, and Nodules, in increasing order of severity.
When to worry?
Normally whiteheads, blackheads, and pimples are benign and non-scarring and can be treated at home. However, Papules, Cysts, and Nodules can lead to pain and scarring, sometimes permanent. In case of the slightest discomfort, it is advisable to contact your dermatologist.
Why treat Acne?
At best acne can look ugly. However, in a severe condition, acne can be very painful and lead to cystic lesions. They can leave your skin scarred for life.
Acne affects the appearance of a person. As a result hey is often a common cause for worry or distress.
Moreover, they can be uncomfortable and unpleasant because of inflammation.
In extreme cases, not really rare, they can be painful and may affect your daily life.
Treatment is usually optional in more benign forms and can even be left to home remedies or Over the counter medicine, it may not be so easy in the more severe forms. A professional treatment is recommended for these.
Treatment also includes getting rid of the scars and marks to regain your soft and smooth healthy skin.
Treatment too can range from changing the hygiene regimen to prescription medicine.
Procedures and treatments we offer
At Kiara Skin clinic we recognize the importance of this seemingly common condition and provide treatment based on the latest scientific and medical developments in this field.
For blackheads and whiteheads, we prescribe topical medication based on salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide, which are easily available over the counter.
For the more serious types of acne, an oral treatment combined with the topical treatment may be necessary.
We thoroughly diagnose your condition to identify the condition and the causes for it and prescribe the best treatment depending on the severity of the condition.
We aim to provide customized treatment and help you achieve healthy and youthful skin.
Never try to pop the acne bumps at home. They may worsen the infection and leave a permanent scar. Always consult your dermatologist, before treatment.