Acne ( commonly known as pimples) is a skin condition involving sebaceous glands. They look unsightly and cause great psychological stress. If Acne is not treated well in time, it can lead to scarring.

Different types of Lesions in Acne

Acne can manifest as:

  • Whiteheads
  • Blackheads
  • Papules
  • Pustules
  • Nodules
  • Cyst

The lesions can be itchy & painful. Pinching or scratching of these lesions increases the chances of scarring.

Acne Causes

  • Acne is mainly caused by accumulation of sebum leading to collection of dead skin & bacteria.
  • Excessive sebum production is under the influence of hormones.
  • Greasy Cosmetics, stressful lifestyle and High-Glycemic Index foods act as exacerbating factors.


Acne is a multifactorial disease. It can be controlled by a combination of diet modification, oral medicines and topical medicines .One medicine does not suit all. Medicines are decided according to your skin and type of lesions to give you the best result.

Procedures like chemical peeling & lasers can be combined to increase the result and enhance your beauty.