What is acne ?


Acne is a skin disease which occurs when oiliness and dead skin cells clog the pores. Mild acne is characterized by few red dots while in more severe cases the dots can be hundreds and cover the face, neck and back. The dots can be big, dense and painful (cysts ). It commonly occurs during [...]

What is acne ?2018-11-30T08:29:52+02:00

What causes it ?


During puberty the hormone levels especially testosterone raise significantly. Consequently the skin glands produce more oily sebum and oiliness increases. Sebum is released by the pores to protect the skin and keep it hydrated. Acne appears when oiliness and dead skin cells clog the pores. If microbes enter the pores the result is swelling, redness [...]

What causes it ?2018-11-30T08:17:50+02:00

Acne triggering agents ?


Some drugs such as contortionists and lithium can trigger the manifestation of acne. Acne does not affect only adolescents. Sometimes newborns have acne because their mothers transfer to them the hormones during pregnancy. Some diseases of the endocrine system, such as poly cystic ovary syndrome and Cushing syndrome may lead to acne outbreaks. Chocolate and [...]

Acne triggering agents ?2018-11-30T08:16:52+02:00

What are the symptoms of acne ?


Acne symptoms include red, white and black heads. They appear on the face, neck, chest and back. The sizable heads with deep roots are called cystic lesions. These heads can cause pain if infected while they can leave permanent marks on the skin..

What are the symptoms of acne ?2018-11-30T08:16:02+02:00

How is acne treated ?


Acne treatment may take a long time and you must consult tour doctor if the symptoms don’t subside for a long time. Acne treatment is a totally individualized treatment, which is distinguished in : Topical acne treatment: Is administered to treat cases of mild –common adolescent acne, pregnancy acne and s adjutant to systemic therapy. [...]

How is acne treated ?2018-11-30T08:15:05+02:00

What determines the effectiveness of the treatment?


Acne treatment is an individualized treatment, adapted to the needs and special skin type of each patient. Consequently the results their achievement time depends on the area of acne manifestation, its persistence and the administered treatment.

What determines the effectiveness of the treatment?2018-11-30T08:13:55+02:00

What can I do about the marks?


There are several treatments such as laser resurfacing, microdermabrasion, mesotherapy (micro needling), autologous mesotherapy PRP, chemical peels etc, which can improve eth appearance and texture of the skin. Each is chosen depending on the severity of the case.

What can I do about the marks?2018-11-30T08:10:37+02:00
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