The can suffer from a few occasional spots, or many very large prominent spots. This can affect their confidence, especially since if left untreated acne can last for several years. Our young patients often “mistreat” their spots, which can leave scars. The intensity varies depending on the time of year. It is greater in the autumn.
and I always emphasize the need for regular monitoring. I prescribe local products to reduce the formation of blackheads (adapalene) and to act on some of the microbes responsible for inflamed spots (benzoyl peroxide). Oral treatment (cyclines) is often needed for greater effectiveness. For very intense and resistant forms of acne, I suggest a treatment with Isotretinoin.
where the pores of the skin’s sebaceous glands are blocked by lots of comedones (blackheads) and microcysts. The skin therefore needs to undergo dermatological cleansing. A painless minor scarification procedure is performed on the surface of the skin to drain the blackheads and microcysts. This enhances the treatment’s effectiveness.