Is acne hereditary?
Yes, some people are genetically predisposed to produce excess sebum. A dermatologist can help you control acne and take care of your skin.
Are there different types of acne?
Yes, there are different types of acne, ranging from blackheads and whiteheads to pimples that form nodules and deeper cysts.
What damage does acne cause?
In addition to the psychological damage, acne can leave sequelae such as scarring and post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH).
Can acne be prevented?
There are no definitive methods to prevent acne, but dermatologists can help reduce the number and severity of breakouts. Some of the most commonly recommended care is to wash your face twice a day, keep your skin moisturized, use sunscreen and avoid popping pimples.