Acne

Know More About Causes, Prevention & Treatment For Acne!

By Dr. Minu Menon, Dermatology Acne breakout can ruin the look of healthy skin completely. Sometimes it gets very severe as the eruptions keep happening continually. Acne occurs when oil, dead skin or bacteria block the pores on your skin. Though it is not dangerous, acne can be embarrassing and can leave…

Acne & Skin Damage – Know How To Deal With It!

By Monica Bambroo, 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 of…

Acne – What Are The Causes Of It?

By Dr. Nivedita Dadu, 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 – How Can Ayurveda Subdue It?

By Shodhanam Kerala Panchakarma Ayurveda, Ayurveda Acne is a long-term disease which is caused due to the clogging of hair follicles due to dead skin cells. Its main characteristic feature is the emergence of pimples, blackheads, etc. In Ayurveda, the condition is known as Youvana Pidaka (Youvana means youth and pidaka means…

Know More About Acne!

By Dr. Jyoti S Sanghavi, 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 acne and…

Causes & Treatment For Acne Scars!

By Dr. Rohan Anand, Dermatology Quite strikingly, acne can become a persistent cause of your worries, if left untreated. Acne not only harms you physically but also damages your psychological health. Persistent acne can result in a pockmarked face, making you feel sullen and unsure of yourself. Acne refers to a condition…

Know More About Acne Scars And Its Treatments!

By Dr. Shweta V Nakhawa, 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…

Acne – Know Ways Of Tackling It!

By Dr. Rakhee S. Sharma, Cosmetology 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 acne and it…

Acne – How To Administer It?

By Dr. Priya Parekh, Aesthetic Medicine 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…

Difference Between Spots, Marks & Scars!

By Tender Skin International, Dermatology A number of disorders affect your skin over the course of life. Some of the most common ones are the appearance of spots, scars and marks. While you may use these terms interchangeably to describe your skin condition, all three have different meanings and significance. Here is…