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Acne Treatment​

Acne; As a result of the hormonal stimulation of the sebaceous glands on the face, back and trunk, excessive oil secretion occurs with the symptoms known as acne on the skin. It is usually seen in adolescence and rarely above 25 years of age. There are misconceptions about acne. Acne is not caused by a liver disorder. There is usually no genetic predisposition in acne. However, it is more common in individuals with severe acne problems in a genetic predisposition family. A relationship between diet and acne has not been proven. However, white food products (flour, sugar, chocolate) that increase the glycemic index can rarely increase acne. However, oily foods, chips, cola, nuts do not increase acne. There may be a link between menstrual irregularity and acne. Especially in acne that starts after the age of 25, if there is menstrual irregularity, weight gain, excessive hair growth on the chin and abdomen in addition to acne, polycystic ovary disease should be evaluated.

When acne is treated, it is a period disease that resolves in 6-12 months. However, being late in treatment can lead to facial scars depending on the severity of acne. This condition may require procedures that take longer to treat.

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