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Acne is the most frequent skin condition in the United States. It is characterized by pimples that appear on the face, back and chest. Every year, about 80% of adolescents have some form of acne and about 5% of adults experience acne.

Treating acne is a relatively slow process; there is no overnight remedy. Some treatments include:

  • Benzoyl Peroxide — Used in mild cases of acne, benzoyl peroxide reduces the blockages in the hair follicles.

  • Oral and Topical Antibiotics — Used to treat any infection in the pores.

  • Hormonal Treatments — Can be used for adult women with hormonally induced acne.

  • Tretinoin — A derivative of Vitamin A, tretinoin helps unplug the blocked-up material in whiteheads/blackheads. It has become a mainstay in the treatment of acne.

  • Extraction — Removal of whiteheads and blackheads using a small metal instrument that is centered on the comedones and pushed down, extruding the blocked pore.