Acne is an exceedingly common condition.
Many people think that acne only affects teenagers but this is false – acne can affect adults as well. For most people, a single cause for their acne cannot be identified. Acne is caused by an interplay between bacteria, oil, hormones and inflammation. If dead skin cells don’t shed as they normally should, clogged pores can result and then lead to acne.
Before and After isotretinoin (formerly known as Accutane) – Cheek
Before and After isotretinoin (formerly known as Accutane) – Forehead
The Dermatology Institute of Boston can help you with your specific acne situation.
According to the American Academy of Dermatology, Acne affects 40 to 50 million Americans. Acne usually begins in puberty affecting close to 100% of teens, but it isn’t restricted to them; and it also affects 20% of adults 25 to 44.
In State College, Pennsylvania for grand rounds Dr. Graber spoke as the guest lecturer about how to “Fine Tune Your Acne Patient Encounter”.
Dr. Graber attended the AAD Meeting, in February in in San Diego, California.
As an acne expert, she has been invited to give five lectures, speaking about
“Practical Guidelines For Using Spironolactone In Acne Patients”;
“Use Of Physical Modalities For Acne”;
“Complementary, Natural and Novel Dermatology Therapeutics For Acne: An Evidence Based Perspective”;
“Topical Treatment of Acne”;