Acne is a very common skin disease among teens. Almost 90% of the teens are suffering from acne and if ignored it causes ugly-looking scars and blemishes all over the face and neck. Seeking a Dermatologist is the best solution for acne treatment.
Today, medical science is so advanced that the disease is diagnosed at an early stage and the remedy becomes easier as compared to the conditions a decade before.
When To Start The Treatment
The first sight if the acne is an indication in itself to start the treatment. The acne appears as the result of the infection in the skin pores, so that means that the disease is already settled in the skin and the symptoms are visible on the face. The most important thing is to avoid touching or squeezing the pimple or acne. This squeezing causes the lesion in the deep skin which results in the depression or hole on the skin or a raised lump formation on the skin. Both the formations are leaving an ugly look on the face. the raised acne scar is called Hypertrophic or Keloid Scarring and the depression is called Atrophic or Depressed Scarring.
The Types Of Acne
There are mainly three types of Acne. The mild acne is like whiteheads or blackheads. These are easily treatable.
The moderate acne is red pimples with pus and blood. These leave scars if not treated properly. These are present on the surface of the skin.
The severe acne is painful pus-filled cysts or lumps under the skin and appearing like boils on the skin.
The Do’s And The Don’t’s
Acne scars are like punishment. Firstly, you deal with the acne and then the scars remind you of the same pain. Only a good dermatologist can diagnose the severity of the acne and give treatment accordingly. You need to follow the Do’s and the don’t’s of the acne scar treatment.
1. Avoid going out in noons. As harsh sunlight irritates the acne furthermore causing more secretion.
2. Don’t scrub or wash your face too much. Always use soft facewash while washing face or acne infected area.
3. Don’t squeeze the acne. This might cause depressions or scars, which take a long time in healing.
4. Always consult a good dermatologist before starting treatment.