Treatment

Tea tree oil, an essential oil useful for acne

            Where does it come from? Tea tree oil is an essential oil extracted by distillation from the Australian plant Melaleuca alternifolia. Australians have used...

Spironolactone, an alternative for adult female acne.

        What are my options when isotretinoin is not for me? Many adult women suffer from acne beyond their teenage years. This can be very bothersome. Flare-ups...

Talking about Hamamelis

What is  Hamamelis? Hamamelis is native of the East Coast of North America.  For years people have used distillate product of the leaves and bark of Hamamelis virginiana for bruises, sprains,...

What’s new in light-based therapies?

Different light-based therapy have been used to treat acne, specifically targeting Propionibacterium acnes (P. acnes) and modulating the body’s defense response. P. acnes naturally produces porphyrins, substances that strongly absorb light....

Topical Nitric Oxide

Propionibacterium acnes or P. acnes, is a bacteria involved in the development of acne lesions. For years topical antibiotics such as erythromycin or clindamycin have been recommended as a part...

Treatment

Treatment depends on the severity of your lesions. It is important, as well, for you to learn how acne is affecting your quality of life, how bad you want to...

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