Tuesday, January 17, 2006

Acne Treatment

These are the 4 IMPORTANT FACTORS in the formation of ACNE:
  1. Increased Sebum or Oil Production
  2. Abnormal keratinization (sloughing off of dead skin cells) causing comedones (whiteheads and blackheads)
  3. Proliferation of Propionebacterium acne bacteria
  4. Inflammation
To effectively control acne, the goal should be a comprehensive treatment regimen tragetting these 4 important factors in acne formation. The following are the different treatment options:

Prescription Medications for Treating Acne
Note: Take note that all stated above target at least one of the important factors. Keeping this in mind, it can be deduced that an effective treatment regimen of acne entails a combination of these prescription medications and probably, the physical procedures below.

Physical Procedures for Treating Acne
Acne Scars

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