What Exactly is Acne, and What Can We Do About It?

Acne is a skin condition that is not dangerous but can cause severe scarring, hyperpigmentation, discomfort, and depression. Although most common in teenagers, acne can affect anyone. The skin condition may occur when the pores in our skin get clogged. These clogged pores may lead to a build-up of oil and dead skin cells which only further plugs the pores. An outbreak of pimples, zits, or pustules may also occur. Acne can happen to anyone on almost any part of the body, such as the face, back, and chest. Although acne seems to happen to people in their teens, many people still struggle with it into their twenties and beyond.

What Causes Acne?

There are many possibilities as to what caused your acne. Some of the most common reasons may be:

Acne may be something that is out of your control, other factors that can cause an acne breakout includes,

Sometimes once you have acne, it is hard to take care of it correctly. Here are some things that may actually be making your acne worse:

How Can Heights Aesthetic Laser Center Help?

If you are struggling with acne, we recommend treating it with a facial package with LaseMD to help kill bad bacteria and fade scarring. Facials with Lasemd will also improve the size of your pores and keep your skin looking youthful, refreshed, and acne-free.

If you would like to learn more about our options for treating acne, call or book a consultation with a Heights Aesthetic Laser Center provider today!

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Ashley D.

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