Acne

Know Everything About Acne and Scars!

By Dr. Govind Suresh Mittal, 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…

Treating Acne Using Homeopathy!

By Dr. Prashant K Vaidya, Homeopathy Probably the most frustrating disease for the teenagers is acne. Teenagers are terrified of acne which ruins their looks and confidence during the time of puberty. Most teens experience acne due to hormonal disturbance. The acne affects mainly face, forehead areas although some people can…

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…

Most Effective Ways To Remove Acne Scars & Pimple Marks

By Dr. Sandesh Gupta, 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…

Is It Baby Acne, or Rash, or Something Else?

By Dr. Pradeep Kumari , Dermatology Most infant rashes and other newborn skin conditions are very common occurrences and you should not be worried much as the symptoms normally disappear in a week or two. Here are some common observations: Baby acne usually in the form of pimples on your baby’s forehead,…

Treat Acne Scars and Skin Damage!

  By Dr. Priyanka Dasari , 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…

Know Everything About Acne!!

  By Dr. S Radhakrishnan Nair , Cosmetic Physician Acne is one of the most common skin problems. As many as one in two people suffer from the condition, acne vulgaris is the most common type followed by acne rosacea and the more severe acne conglobate. More boys than girls suffer from…

How To Fix The Problem Of Oily Skin?

By Dr. Ranjan Upadhyay, Dermatology Oil or sebum comes from the sebaceous glands; and people who have overactive sebaceous glands produce excess sebum, contributing to the oily look of their skin. Oily skin comes with its own fair share of problems, some of which are: 1. Acne: too much oil attracts the bacteria…

Acne Prevention & Skin Care Tips

By Dr. Ravindranath Reddy, 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…