Almost 80% of the population (especially adults) are tensed from their acne condition. Active acne could be defined as an inflammatory and chronic condition of the skin that promotes pimples and scars on body parts such as the face, back, neck, shoulder, chest, or upper arms. There are numerous remedies for treating acne problems including home remedies, medications, or some treatment options. The choice of treatment depends on the severity of the acne condition. In some cases, antibiotics are helpful in treating active acne conditions but some people found these ineffective towards their active acne problems. For such cases, treatment options prove to be the better alternative. Some of these active acne treatments include light therapy, chemical peeling, microdermabrasion or steroid injections. These active acne treatments are provided to attain a clear skin regimen by lessening acne formation and improving your appearance.
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Treatment Procedures Of Active Acne
Topical acne treatment such as topical retinoids, topical antibiotics, or a combination of medications could be used for treating mild acne problems
The treatment procedures that a dermatologist can perform for treating your moderate and severe acne:
Microdermabrasion: Microdermabrasion is a mild resurfacing technique that uses a diamond tip wand to rejuvenate the skin and carrying the valuable acne treatment. This treatment procedure treats acne by removing the excess oils, bacteria, and blackheads present in the skin. This is done by removing the top layer of the skin and boosting the growth of new and healthy skin, which is responsible for producing a clearer and creamier complexion. Along with pimples, this procedure can also be helpful in reducing wrinkles, sun damage, and scars
Light therapy: With this therapy, the bacteria that cause redness and swelling along with acne are killed by exposing the damaged skin to different types of light. Before the procedure, your doctor might apply medication to your skin to make it more sensitive to light (photosensitizers). Several visits to the doctor are needed for getting the best outcomes.
Steroid injections: This active ance treatment is recommended to those who are suffering from acne that occurs as painful lumps below the surface of the skin. These conditions fall in the category of severe acne which can take about weeks or months to get healed by itself. Steroid injections make the lumps flatten which helps in clearing the skin within two to four days.
Chemical peeling: This procedure helps in controlling some types of acne and enhances the appearance of the skin. Traditionally, this procedure has been used to reduce the appearance of fine lines, sun damage, and minor facial scars. During a chemical peel procedure, the dermatologist will apply a mild chemical solution to your skin that unclogs pores and remove dead skin cells, whiteheads, and blackheads from your face. A chemical peel can also generate new skin growth and prevent the growth of acne.
What Causes Active Acne?
Active acne could occur due to many reasons including the followings: - When the follicles that produce and secrete liquid in the skin gets blocked and the oil starts collecting under the skin which later on pops out like a pimple.
When skin cells or sebum start forming a plug which can easily get infected by the bacteria resulting in the formation of acne.
When the androgen level increases, which give an increase in the number of oil glands under the skin which allows more bacteria to grow and eventually more acne.
Some medicines that contain androgen or lithium as their active ingredients can also promote acne problems.
Some women may get burst out of acne during their menstruation period which may vanish once the cycle is completed but in some cases, these stay for longer which require proper treatment
Other factors such as hormonal changes (PCOS issue), emotional stress, an unhealthy diet can also be the reason behind the formation of acne.
Greasy cosmetics can also be the reason behind your acne burst out..
Are There Any Possible Side Effects?
The skin treatments are effective for clearing the skin but there could occur some side effects such as:
Thinning of treated skin
Redness or swelling of the treated portion
Skin tone may get lighter after treatment
Small blood vessels may appear on the area that is treated
Crusting or peeling of the treated skin can happen These side effects vanish themselves after some time or your dermatologist will prescribe you with medicines to overcome these effects.
What Are The Benefits?
Benefits with the acne treatment:
Bacteria that produce acne are killed during the treatment
Prevent further formation of acne
Glowing and smooth skin
Enhanced and attractive appearance
If you are having acne problems and want to get rid of them permanently then you must go for the active acne treatment from the best acne specialist in Delhi instead of experimenting yourself. Your doctor will decide the treatment procedure suitable for your condition..