Tag Archives: Acne

Managing Teenage Acne – The New York Times

Acne appeared sporadically at first when Sophia Steinberg was in the eighth grade, but within two years she said her face, chest and back were covered with embarrassing lesions of cystic acne. “I was very self-conscious, deeply insecure and anxious,” Sophia, a Brooklyn high school student, told me. “I would wake up ashamed for my… Read More »

Acne treatment on horizon as scientists find gene areas linked to skin condition – Telegraph.co.uk

Treatment for the millions of Britons who suffer acne could be on the horizon after scientists found areas of DNA linked to the condition. Around 80 per cent of people aged between 11 and 30 struggle with acne at some point, which causes spots, oily skin and and can lead to permanent scarring But now… Read More »