Dr. Ankuja Mhaske

Acne treatment encompasses a range of therapies aimed at managing and reducing acne breakouts, inflammation, and scarring. Acne can affect individuals of all ages and is caused by various factors, including excess oil production, clogged pores, bacteria, hormonal fluctuations, and inflammation.

Common acne treatments may include:

  1. Topical Treatments: Over-the-counter or prescription topical medications containing ingredients such as benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, retinoids, or antibiotics may be used to reduce oil production, unclog pores, and kill acne-causing bacteria.

  2. Oral Medications: Oral antibiotics, hormonal medications (e.g., birth control pills), and isotretinoin (Accutane) may be prescribed by a dermatologist to address more severe or persistent cases of acne by targeting inflammation, bacteria, and hormonal imbalances.

  3. Professional Treatments: Dermatological procedures such as chemical peels, microdermabrasion, laser therapy, photodynamic therapy (PDT), or acne extractions may be recommended to accelerate acne healing, reduce inflammation, and improve skin texture and tone.

  4. Lifestyle Modifications: Adopting a consistent skincare routine, avoiding harsh or comedogenic skincare products, managing stress levels, maintaining a healthy diet, and avoiding excessive sun exposure can help improve acne symptoms and prevent future breakouts.

  5. Complementary Therapies: Some individuals may benefit from complementary therapies such as light therapy, acupuncture, herbal supplements, or dietary changes to address underlying factors contributing to acne and promote overall skin health.

By working closely with a dermatologist or skincare professional, individuals can develop a personalized acne treatment plan tailored to their specific needs and goals. With consistent treatment and proper skincare habits, many individuals can achieve clearer, healthier skin and regain confidence in their appearance.

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About Dr. Ankuja Mhaske

Dr. Ankuja Mhaske is graduated from D.Y Patil College, Pimpri and completed her post-graduation (MS) from Sangli. She started programming FUE and Direct FUE (DIRECT HAIR TRANSPLANTATION) after completing her post-graduation diploma in Medical Cosmetology and post-graduation diploma in Clinical Dermatology in 2016.