Acne is an extremely common skin condition. In fact, most people will experience it at some point in their lives. Areas of the skin are marked by blackheads, whiteheads, pinheads, nodules, and pimples. The condition can leave marks behind and if left untreated can leave significant scarring. Though is most commonly experienced during puberty due to hormonal changes, it can affect people of all ages.

Acne is caused by a wide variety of issues. Generally, hormonal changes such as an increase in sex hormones during puberty and menstrual cycles have been linked to acne. Genes, stress, diet and parasites are also known to be causes. There are a variety of treatments available such as laser light treatments and chemical peels. Consult with an experienced practitioner like Dr. Perhez Jaffer to determine which treatments are right for you.

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