Acne- is becoming a problem?

Do you suffer from acne? Have you found that over-the-counter medications haven’t helped reduce your acne? Contact us at the Centre for Dermatology to see if we can help you! What is acne? This is a very broad question, as acne appears differently in everybody. For example, for some it’s the appearance of blackheads, and for others its red pimples. Acne can show up in many different forms, and thus there are various different treatments. Some terms you may hear when you research acne includes: • Acne vulgaris, or the medical term for common acne. Acne vulgaris can range in severity, from mild to very severe, and can appear just on the face, or on your back and trunk. • Blackheads and whiteheads: acne lesions that appear when a hair follicle gets clogged with oil. These lesions are called comedones. If the comedone is open, it is called a blackhead,…

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