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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  • 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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  • Managing Skin Conditions With Liquid Supplements

    Acne is one of the most common skin problems for both youth and adults. Almost every teenager gets spots, and about half of them go on to develop acne later in life in va...

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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 r...

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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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  • 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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    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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  • 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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    Surgery for acne including subcision, punch technique and skin grafting

    Information about surgery for post acne scarring including punch technique, subcision and skin grafting.

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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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    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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  • Smoking Worsens Acne Scarring

    It is well known that smoking has a negative impact on the health. Now new research, presented at the British Association of Dermatologists Annual Conference in Mancheste...

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    Oral contraceptives used in the treatment of acne

    Information about how taking some types of oral contraceptive pill can help to clear acne and manage the condition.

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