Acne on face

By Dr. Aanchal Sehrawat,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…

Ayurvedic Treatment For Acne!

By Dr. Vikas M Mahajan,Ayurveda Acne is a long-term skin disease that is caused because of the clogging of hair follicles due to dead skin cells. Its main characteristic is the breakouts of pimples, blackheads, etc. The types of acne include: Blackheads: These are visible clearly, black and occur on the skin’s…

Acne – Know Its Causes And Treatment!

By Dr. Durgesh Sonare,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…

Acne and Breakouts: Skin Care and Prevention

By Dr. Rameshwar Madhukar Rao Gutte,Dermatology Acne is a skin condition which occurs when there is an obstruction in the skin pores. These pores are the orifices that secrete oil to keep the skin hydrated. However, the blocking of skin pores due to the accumulation of oil and dead skin cells which appear…

How Ayurveda Helps In Treating Acne?

By Dr. Aniket Vaidya,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 to…

Acne Scars and Skin Damage – Derma Treatment Options!

By Dr. Pooja Tilwani, Dermatology Acne is a common skin condition which is caused by overproduction of oil as well as dead skin cells, clogging the base of hair follicles. Acne can occur anywhere on your body including your face, back, chest and neck. Treatment of Acne depends on the severity of…

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…

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 – 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.…

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…