Q. What is acne? Which age group is affected?
Acne is a skin condition caused by obstruction of the oil producing glands over face, neck, back and the chest. This condition is not dangerous, but can leave scars. Our skin has pores which connect to the oil glands, which are located under the skin. The glands are connected to the tiny holes via follicles. These glands produce an oily liquid called sebum. The sebum carries dead skin cells via follicles to the surface of the skin. Pimples grow when these follicles get blocked. Most of the patients who get affected by this problem are in their teens but sometimes in few cases acne may occur in the twenties or even thirties. Acne treatment in Delhi is offered with the help of experienced dermatologists that make use of advance techniques and methods.

Q. What is the treatment for acne?
The treatment for acne is individualized and depends on varied factors:

The extent of lesions and the symptoms
Occupational exposure to chemicals/oils; use of heavy cosmetics
The psychological effects on the patient because of acne
The scarring and dark spots it is likely to leave
Any underlying hormonal imbalance (PCOD, Cushing’s disease)
If patient is taking any other medication

Q. What can be done for Acne Scars?
Acne scars can be treated as per the nature of scars and the type of skin. Skin laser treatment in Delhi for acne is offered through various methods such as:

Facial peels
Laser resurfacing
Dermal fillers
Acne treatme

Article Compiled By:
Dr. Rohit Batra
MD (Dermatology, Venereology & Leprology)
Adult, Pediatric Cosmetic Dermatologist & Dermato-Surgeon

Sr. Consultant at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Rajinder Nagar, Nr. Patel Nagar and also Available At Rajouri Garden DermaWorld.