Jun 21, 2022 | Conditions

What is Acne?

Acne is a skin condition that occurs when your hair follicles become plugged with oil and dead skin cells. It causes whiteheads, blackheads or pimples. Acne is most common among teenagers, though it affects people of all ages.

Common Causes of Acne

Four main causes of acne:

  • Excess oil (sebum) production
  • Hair follicles clogged by oil and dead skin cells
  • Bacteria
  • Inflammation

How to Treat Acne?

  • Topical
  • Prescription
  • Quality Skin care
  • Cerave
  • Oral Medications
    Medications like Spironolactone, Epuris, and Accutane can be helpful when treating acne. Speak with your Dermatologist to see if you are a candidate for these medications.