Acne Treatment

Acne, currently a highly prevalent problem, is also known as pimples. It is caused by the excessive working of the sebaceous glands especially in the face, shoulders, back, and chest.

Why Does Acne Occur?

Acne occurs due to the excessive working of the sebaceous glands, which block the cells. Acne, mainly causing black spots, may also lead to some other conditions like the infectious pimple.

Who is Prone to Have Acne?

Although acne affects people from any age group, it is highly prevalent among the young between the ages of 14 and 20. Many females, one week prior to their menstrual cycle, typically suffer from acne problems. This is a common and temporary issue.

What are the Acne Symptoms?

It shows different symptoms depending on the skin type:

  • White spots on the tips (Closed blocked pores)
  • Black spots (Open blocked pores)
  • Small red, sensitive swelling (Papillary)
  • Papillary pimples with pus-filled tips (Pustules)
  • Large, hard, and painful lumps below the skin (Nodules)
  • Painful and pus-filled lumps below the skin (Cystic lesions)

When to See a Dermatologist?

In long-lasting conditions, you must immediately see a Dermatologist. The right treatment will be applied according to the results of the tests. Sudden and severe acne in adults might be the indicator of different diseases that requires immediate medical action.

How Does Acne Develop?

There are four main factors causing acne:

  • Excessive fat (sebum) production
  • Hair follicles blocked by fat and dead skin cells
  • Bacteria
  • Inflammation

Acne is typically seen on your face, forehead, chest, upper back, and shoulders because these skin zones have most of the sebaceous glands. Hair follicles are also connected to the sebaceous glands.

Factors triggering acne:

  • Family story
  • Use of oily products
  • Fraction and pressure on the skin
  • Hormonal changes
  • Some medications
  • Diet
  • Stress

The Common Mistakes About Acne

Chocolate and oily food: Eating chocolate or oily food has little or no effect on pimples.

Hygiene: Acne is not caused by the dirt on the skin. In fact, harsh rubbing or cleaning the skin with intensive chemicals irritates the skin, which worsens the pimples.

Make-up products: Healthy make-up products do not cause acne.

How Long Does the Treatment Take?

Acne treatment with Laser is a process. This is a treatment plan according to your problem. While there are short treatments, some take a longer time to obtain results.

Although there are effective acne treatments, some acne might be permanent. Pimples and swellings heal slowly, and while they disappear, new ones emerge. In some cases, after the acne treatment, it might leave a scar or color change. Acne may cause emotional problems, especially in young people. The earlier you start your treatment, the lower the risk of suffering from such problems.

Does the Application Hurt?

Acne (Pimple) treatment does not cause any pain.

Where Should I Get My Acne Treatment?

You should get your acne treatment from an experienced Dermatologist with a diploma. Unreliable information or the treatments and medication learned from others might worsen your problem.

If you decide on the acne treatment, do not forget to give the below information to your doctor:

  • Your medication,
  • The vitamins and minerals you take,
  • If pregnant, or thinking of becoming pregnant,
  • All the surgeries and cosmetic treatments you have already had.

Acne (Pimple) treatment is one of the most significant treatments. To diagnose your problem and follow the correct treatment procedure, please get an appointment to see Dermatologist Dr. Ersin Aydın at our clinic.