This is a disease of the oil glands of the face, chest & back , that is mostly genetically predisposed. ( fig. 1)

Before & After



Q: Are there any trigger factors?
A: Yes. Age, ( teens , and early- mid adulthood), stress, lack of sleep & poor diet.


Q: Do cosmetic products affect acne?
A: Yes. Overusing moisturisers & sunscreens help block the oil glands & trigger acne break outs.


Q: What is the best treatment?
A: The drug of choices is called 13-sic retinoic acid ( roaccutane/ acnotin) in combination with antibiotics & gels & lotions usually for a 6- 10 month course, to ensure a more long term result.


Q: What about the acne scars?
A: We prefer to use the CO2 Fractional laser to reduce acne scars.

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