I. Disease overview
II. Treatment options
Acne is a very common disease that significantly affects the lives of people who have it. Fortunately, there are treatments that can help reduce symptoms. This can improve the appearance of the skin, and lead to a better quality of life for people with acne.
Acne treatment aims to: NIAMS 2006
- Make existing pimples go away
- Stop new pimples from forming
- Limit side effects to a tolerable level
- Help prevent scarring when possible