Acne care

What Can Trigger Acne?

By Dr. Sankeerth Vijayakumar, Dermatology Generally people in their teenage, mostly within twelve to fifteen years of age develop spots on their skin. This is primarily a hormonal condition affecting boys more than girls. However even elder people sometimes develop acne. Though acne may appear harmless, if untreated it persists for several…

3 Causes Of Acne!

By Skinovate Laser & Cosmetic Surgery, Dermatology Generally people in their teenage, mostly within twelve to fifteen years of age develop spots on their skin. This is primarily a hormonal condition affecting boys more than girls. However even elder people sometimes develop acne. Though acne may appear harmless, if untreated it persists…

Acne Marks – 5 Best Forms Of Treatment!

By Dr. Suruchi Garg, Dermatology, Acne is an inflammatory skin disorder that leads to pimple formation on the shoulder, back, face, upper arms and chest. The different types of acne include cysts, blackheads, whiteheads, pimple and nodules. Acne starts to develop during the transitional period of puberty. Although it can occur at…

Therapeutic Approach to Adult Onset Acne

By Dr. Himanshu Singhal, Dermatology, Acne, medically known as Acne Vulgaris, is a skin disease that involves the oil glands at the base of hair follicles. It commonly occurs during puberty when the sebaceous (oil) glands come to life – the glands are stimulated by male hormones produced by the adrenal glands…

Acne Scars and Skin Damage – Guide To Treating It!

By Dr. Gayathri Devi, Dermatology, Acne is a very common skin condition which is caused by oil as well as dead skin cells being deposited at the spot of hair follicles. Acne can occur anywhere on your body including your face, back, chest and neck. Treatment of acne depends on the seriousness…

Acne – 10 Foods That Help You Prevent It!

By Dr. Jyoti Chabria, Dietitian/Nutritionist, Acne is a very common skin problem which bothers most people, primarily teenagers. Many factors contribute to an outbreak of acne on your face but eating right may just prevent those troublesome pimples. Dietary changes may help clear your face and restore the balance of your skin.…

Acne Scars and Skin Damage: Guide to Treat Them

By Dr. Vinay Singh, Dermatology, Acne is a very common skin condition which is caused by oil as well as dead skin cells being deposited at the spot of hair follicles. Acne can occur anywhere on your body including your face, back, chest and neck. Treatment of acne depends on the seriousness…

What Things Can Make Acne Worse?

By Dr. Vinay Singh, Dermatology, The word ‘Acne’ comes from the word ‘Acme’ meaning ‘the highest point’, which comes from the Greek akme meaning ‘point’ or ‘spot’ – it was originally misspelled, with an ‘n’ rather than an ‘m’ in 1835. Acne, medically known as Acne Vulgaris, is a skin disease that…

Acne – Know The Causes And How Can They Be Treated

  By Dr. Venu Kumari, Dermatology, Acne refers to a hormonal condition that generally plagues boys and girls in their teen age. Apart from the male hormone, it is also triggered by the bacteria present in the skin and the fatty acids that constitute the oil glands. The condition is characterized by…

Acne – It Is Not Just Skin Deep!

By Dr. Shaurya Rohatgi, Dermatology, Acne or pimples is most commonly seen in teenagers and young adults, just around the time the body is undergoing hormonal adjustments. Thus, acne is not simply just a skin problem, but often an indication of internal bodily disturbances. Of course, there are other combination of aggravating factors…