Acne on face

Acne Prone Skin – How To Cure and Maintain?

By Dr. Niraj Goenka, Dermatology Acne is a very common skin condition in which oil and dead skin cells get stuck in your hair follicles. In fact, acne is so common that 70 to 87% of teenagers have acne at the moment. The most common places where acne occurs are on…

Know Everything About Acne And Its Treatment!!

By Dr. Vijay Kakkar , Dermatology There are many treatments available for acne; it usually depends on the type of acne you are affected with. The types of acne are whiteheads, blackheads, pimples and cystic lesions. The medications treat acne as: They kill the acne causing bacteria (propionibacterium acnes). They reduce the excess…

Chemical Peels: Conditions They Treat, What to Expect

  By Dr. S Radhakrishnan Nair , Cosmetic Physician Chemical peeling is a technique used to improve the tone and texture of skin. A Chemical peel is a solution that causes the dead skin to slough off and eventually peel off. Removal of dead skin gives birth to new skin which has…

Does Eating Chili/Spicy Food Aggravates Acne?

By Dr. Shivashankar B. Sajjanshetty , Dermatology Truth be told, the food itself typically doesn’t cause acne, but the side effects of eating spicy foods like hot peppers certainly increase the chances of a breakout occurring. That’s especially true if you’re not used to eating spicy foods. Hence, acne is not caused…

Tips on How to Treat Acne-prone Skin

By Dr. Amitoj Garg , Dermatology Acne is a very common skin condition in which oil and dead skin cells get stuck in your hair follicles. In fact, acne is so common that 70 to 87% of teenagers have acne at the moment. The most common places where acne occurs are on…

Banishing Acne: The Ayurvedic Way!

By Dr Jyoti Monga , Ayurveda When hair follicles are clogged with dead skin cells, it causes a long term disease called acne which is characterized by regions of blackhead, pimples etc. In Ayurvedic terms, it is known as Youvana Pidaka where Youvana means youth and Pidaka means a skin eruption. According…

Acne Treatments

By Dr Ganesh Avhad , Dermatology There are many treatments available for acne; it usually depends on the type of acne you are affected with. The types of acne are whiteheads, blackheads, pimples and cystic lesions. The medications treat acne as: They kill the acne causing bacteria (propionibacterium acnes). They reduce the…