Pimples Treatment

Pimples or acne vulgaris maybe normal for some but for many it reduces their confidence & hinders their social interaction. Such patients need treatment and we provide supportive counseling and management & make your skin pimple free with a glow.


Acne is the most common skin problem faced by teenagers, and it also affects people of all ages. It causes facial scars, whiteheads, blackheads or pimples. Acne shackles the natural beauty of the skin.

Depending on the severity, acne can range from mild - small eruptions to severe - nodules to cyst and cause emotional distress and mark on the skin. The earlier you go for the treatment, the lower your risk of such facial skin problems.

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What is Acne?

Acne is an inflammatory skin condition that occurs usually during puberty. It commences when your hair follicles are clogged with oil and dead skin cells. Acne typically occurs on your face, forehead, upper back, chest and shoulders as these areas of skin hold the most oil (sebaceous) glands. Hair follicles on the skin are connected to oil glands.

What causes Acne?

Acne or pimple is largely a hormonal condition, driven by androgen hormones. Main factors that cause acne

● Fluctuation in hormone levels
● Excess oil or sebum production on the skin
● Hair follicles blocked by oil and dead skin cells
● Bacteria
● Genetics
● Inflammation

Factors that may trigger or worsen acne condition

● Breaking up the acne sores.
● Clothing and headgear, such as hats and sports helmets.
● Air pollution and certain weather conditions, like high humidity.
● Using oily or greasy personal care products
● working in a place where your skin routinely comes in contact with grease or oil.
● Stress and some medications.

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What causes Acne?

The symptoms of Acne varies from person to person depending on skin type, causative agents and severity

● Closed clogged pores or Whiteheads

● Open clogged pores or Blackheads

● Small red, tender lumps or papules

● Pustules are pimples with pus at their tips

● Nodules -Large, solid, painful bumps appear under the skin

● Cystic lesions - Painful, pus-filled lumps appear under the skin

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Usually, Acne occurs on the face, forehead, upper back, chest and shoulders.

What are the complications of acne?

Acne is one of the common problems of the adolescent age group. If not treated properly it may lead to the following complications

1) Black marks/spots
2) Scarring
3) Post acne erythema/redness
4) Depression
5) Loss of confidence

What are Acne Scars?

Acne Scars are formed after a breakout penetrates the skin deeply and damages the tissues beneath it.

What are the types of Acne Scars?

Before treating your acne scars, it’s important to know about their types. Each type of acne scars responds to different treatments.

Atrophic or depressed scars

These are the most common types of scars that occur on the face. It is a depressed scar that sits below the surrounding skin and is formed when not enough collagen is produced during the wound healing process.

Types of atrophic scars

Boxcar : These scars are wide, U-shaped scars with sharp edges and can be deep or shallow.
Ice pick : These scars are narrow, V-shaped scars and can penetrate deep into the skin.
Rolling : These are wide depressions with rounded edges and an irregular, rolling appearance.

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Are acne scars permanent?

Yes, Acne scars are usually permanent, so this is the reason why you have to consult a dermatologist to treat them in a better way. With Dr. Madhu's Skin & Hair Clinic advanced and successful Scars correction treatment can get rid of any type of scars.

How to treat Acne Scars?

The treatment of acne scar is completely based on the scar type, age, genes, sex, and ethnicity. Our experts at Dr. Madhu's Skin & Hair Clinic examine the type of scar and recommend the best treatment that can improve the appearance of scars.We usually follow a multimodal approach according to specific types of scar & manage accordingly.

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● Scar correction techniques such as TCA cross, fillers, Punch grafting can be used to treat deep pitted scars.
● Scar correction treatment using dermarollers. These are instruments with a small needle on it, which are rolled onto the skin to create multiple micro-injuries. This treatment induces collagen production in the skin which in turn results in scar correction
● Dermapen is another technique that is similar to dermaroller treatment. This scar remodelling is an effective technique and can be used separately or with PRP therapy
● Surgical removal if non responsive to other treatments
● CO2 Lasers- Fractional method’

How do acne Scar Treatments work?

In scar treatments, controlled damage is done at deeper skin layers through mechanical/thermal/chemical route, so that it produces remodelling of collagen & stimulates the re-growth process, and helps in reconstructing scars. Collagen, a fibrous scleroprotein that acts as a building block of the skin, is improved leading to enhanced physical appearance of the skin and scar reduction.

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Final thoughts on acne management:

● There are various over-the-counter treatments and medications are available to treat acne, but the recommended acne treatment completely relies on skin type and its severity.

● We at Dr. Madhu's Skin & Hair Clinic offers perfect and effective medical treatment for acne after examining the skin-typing and acne severity of the patient. We provide custom-made acne treatment for each individual.

● Acne Treatment includes topical treatment like retinoids & benzoyl peroxide, chemical peeling, face washes & if needed safer oral treatments are also added according to the severity.

● For acne scar rejuvenation we at Dr.Madhu's skin & hair clinic provide mesotherapy, dermaroller, PRP facial, PRP therapy, Fractional co2 laser, microneedling radiofrequency & surgery according to the grading of the scar.

● At Dr. Madhu's Skin & Hair Clinic, we assure that you will be at safer hands since we use the latest approved treatment for all your acne concerns, leaving scar-free skin that you can be proud of.

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