Articles

This section contains articles about acne and related conditions written by doctors, specialists, journalists and individuals from professional bodies and organisations.

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  • Talking acne with Dr. Sharon Wong

    Acne can have a huge impact on an individual's life. In our latest video, talkhealth discuss acne medications and the problems that can come with these with Dr Sharon Won...

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  • Blemish and acne-prone skin - Causes, triggers, symptoms and advice

    Acne Vulgaris is the most common skin disease in industrialised nations. It usually begins during puberty, in line with hormone changes, and may persist into later adulth...

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  • New research on genetic causes of acne

    A relatively new research group in Singapore, set up in 2014 and headed up by Professor Maurice van Steensel is looking at the causes of acne. The hope is that the group,...

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    Antibiotics - oral & topical

    Information and the use of oral and topical antibiotics in the treatment of acne.

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  • All you need to know about acne

    Acne is one of the most common skin conditions and nearly 80% of people with suffer with it at some point in their lives. Despite this, there are still many common miscon...

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    Bathing and showering in the treatment of acne

    How bathing, showering and washing by following some simple tips and guidelines can help in the treatment of acne.

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  • Antibiotic Resistance: The danger of over-prescribing

    Antibiotics have allowed us to fight bacterial infections since the 1940�s; however in recent years we have used and abused these medicines so much so that antibiotic res...

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    Surgery for acne including subcision, punch technique and skin grafting

    Acne scarring can sometimes develop as a complication of acne and if you pick your spots. Any type of acne spot can lead to scarring, but it's more common when the most s...

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  • Full fat milk – the key to limiting acne breakouts?

    Acne is one of the most common long term skin conditions that can affect many of us at some point in our lifetime. Although most common in teenagers, it is possible for i...

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    Tips and guidelines on shaving and acne

    Tips and information about how to shave if you have acne in order to avoid discomfort and further damage to the skin.

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  • Prioritising Skin Health in Wales: A New Report

    At the start of February 2016, Skin Care Cymru released a comprehensive report into the state of skin care in Wales. The report was built by gathering information from e...

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  • Antibiotic Usage for Acne and Skin Infections

    Doctors are being warned to limit the use of antibiotics for the treatment of acne, amidst growing rates of antibiotic resistance in patients with the disorder.

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