What is Acne?
Acne is a common condition affecting predominantly young people (but not exclusively). It ranges in severity from a relatively minor problem to severe types that can cause acne scars. Even if your acne is just a few pimples and blackheads, all forms of acne can be distressing, both physically and emotionally.
These days there is good treatment for acne and one does not have to put up with ongoing acne – we can help!
What causes Acne?
There are multiple causes for acne. These are mainly genetic and hormonal in nature. However, local and dietary factors can be relevant. It is important to recognise what these factors are as it may affect the different forms of treatment that can be used. Our dermatologists can help you with this.