Acne, Rosacea, & Similar Disorders

Acne, Rosacea, & Similar Disorders

ACNE

Acne is an inflammatory skin disorder that occurs when hair follicles get plugged with oil and dead skin cells. It causes spots, pimples, whiteheads, blackheads and cysts on face, shoulders, back, neck or chest.

What are the causes of Acne?

  • Excessive production of oil
  • Bacteria
  • Clogged hair follicles
  • Hormonal Imbalances
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What are the risk factors?

  • Age
  • Hormonal Changes
  • Genetics
  • Greasy or Oil Substances
  • Friction on skin

What are Treatment options?

  • Topical Medications
  • Lasers & photodynamic Therapy
  • Chemical Peels
  • Steroid Injections
  • Oral Medications

ROSACEA

It is a common skin condition that develops as small, red, pus filled bumps. It most commonly affects middle-aged women who have light skin. Although there’s no cure, treatment can control symptoms.

What are the symptoms?

  • Facial Redness
  • Swollen, red bumps
  • Dry, irritated swollen eyes
  • Enlarged nose
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What are the risk factors?

You are more likely to develop Rosacea if:

  • Female
  • Light skin
  • Age over 30
  • Smoking
  • Family History of Rosacea

What are the treatment options?

  • Topical Drugs
  • Oral Antibiotics
  • Laser & other light based Therapies