Wednesday, August 8, 2007

Acne treatment.

Acne are caused by a variety of environmental pollution, gene, stress etc.etc.!

Whiteheads ,blackheads, pimples caused by an infection of the body skin when p.acne bacteria and oil are trapped below the skin surface.

You can treat acne with lase, chemical peeling or physician grade topical skin care products. Antiacne treatments are relatively painless, it is not waste time, and are treated with good experienced medical staff.

Lasers are first used for acne treatment. In the second phase,the glands which produce skin oil are shrunk. It meansthat the glands produce less oil, preventing future appearing acne. Laser treatments takes about fifteen minutes and one hour. This procedure is painless or down time for this treatment.

Acne scar removal is treated in almost the same wayof removing wrinkles . Lasers treatment provide new collagen growth.It filling scars from the inside out. Brown and red pigmentation left acne scars are removed using treatments similar to the treatl of pigmented lesions .

Always consult with your health care provider before applying any product on your skin.

Several types of prescription topical medicines are used to treat acne. They include:

Antibiotics – help stop or slow the growth of bacteria and reduce inflammation

Vitamin A derivatives (retinoids) – unplug existing comedones (plural of comedo), allowing other topical medicines, such as antibiotics, to enter the follicles. Some may also help decrease the formation of comedones. These drugs contain an altered form of vitamin A. Some examples are tretinoin (Retin-A2), adapalene (Differin), and tazarotene (Tazorac)

Others – may destroy P. acnes and reduce oil production or help stop or slow the growth of bacteria and reduce inflammation. Some examples are prescription strength Benzoyl peroxide, sodium sulfacetamide/sulfur-containing products, or Azelaic acid (Azelex).

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