Acne is created when the sebaceous glands (the oil glands in the skin) become blocked. This causes trapping of oil build ups within the gland and causes inflammation. This swelling within the oil gland sometimes become so intense and results in rupture of the oil gland, causing further inflammation.
Acne treatment will depend on the type of acne, whether you have a mild moderate or severe type of acne or whether inflammation or bacteria are present or not.
Mild Acne: Treatment for mild acne like whiteheads, blackheads and pimples may includes the following:
- Applying Salicylic Acid such as Propa pH or Stridex.
- Applying Benzoyl Peroxide such as Brevoxyl or Triaz
- Cleansing with warm water and mild soap
Moderate to Severe Acne: Treatments for Moderate to Severe Acne includes stronger medicines or a combination of therapies. In this kind of acne deeper blemishes, such as nodules and cysts, are more likely to leave scars. The treatment for moderate to severe acne includes the following:
- Applying antibiotic gels, creams, or lotions.
- Applying retinoids.
- Taking oral antibiotics and oral retinoids
- Applying benzoyl peroxide.
- Draining of large pimples and cysts by the doctor.
Some acne scars will shrink and fade with time but severe acne sometimes can lead to permanent scarring. If you refer to a dermatologist he will give you prescription for many procedures to remove acne scars, such as laser resurfacing and dermabrasion.
Dr. Mushtaq’s Skin Clinic and Cosmetology Centre, is committed to provide Best Acne and Acne Scar Treatment in Kochi. Dr. Musthaq Ali is one of the leading cosmetologist in Kerala, provides effective treatment for all cosmetic problems with the help of advanced facilities and technologies at cost effective rates.
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