Causes and Treatments of Acne in Men

Most men who have acne as teenagers will outgrow the condition. But some men will still have severe acne decades later.   What Causes Acne in Men? For most people, changes in hormone levels trigger acne. These hormones create oils

Hormonal Treatment of Acne in Women

Abstract Acne vulgaris is a common and chronic disorder of the pilosebaceous unit. Standard treatment protocols include topical retinoids, topical and oral antimicrobials, and isotretinoin. Hormonal therapies can be added to the regimen in some patients. This article will review

10 Highly Effective Solutions For Adult Acne

When the breakouts won’t quit There are some things we may miss about our teenage years—say, the ability to stay up till all hours and then sleep till noon. One thing that’s not on our nostalgia lists? A sprinkling of

Laser treatment for acne: What you should know

With all the hype, it may seem that lasers and other light therapies are light-years ahead of other acne treatments. That’s not necessarily true. At least, it’s not true today. The following tells you what you can expect from this

Information and treatment for back and body acne

Overview Most people with facial acne have some amount of body acne as well. Body acne develops in a similar way to facial acne. However, the skin on the body can be thicker than that on the face and often

Top 8 Acne Treatment Mistakes

Mistake No. 1: Not Trying an Acne Treatment Long Enough Skin reacts slowly to treatment. Even if the acne came on fast, it still requires time to heal. That usually takes between 6 and 12 weeks, says Barbara R. Reed, MD,