Acne treatments in ethnic skin types- reduces acne scarring

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Acne can be treated with peels, vitamin A creams- retinol, as well as good skin care including correct use of cleansers, exfoliants and in females make up. I do not prescribe oral medication, however use low level laser emission devices such as blue light- omnilux as well as a variety of peels to address acne. Diet plays an important role in the management of acne, as do supplements such as zinc. If all else fails, a general dermatologist can prescribe medication to address hormonal issues, or tablets that decrease oil production. Treating acne early in ethnic skin types is vitally important as this reduces the chances of acne scarring and post inflammatory hyper pigmentation or skin darkening.

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