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 get rid of your acne, how is it affecting your daily activities.

Non-inflammatory lesions are usually treated with topicals; sometimes, over the counter medications may be useful. Inflammatory lesions may need a more aggressive intervention often a combination of topicals with oral medication.

Light therapy, chemical peels, laser, photodynamic therapy and narrow-band ultraviolet therapy may be used as a complementary therapy, however they need medical supervision and have to be used on a case-by-case basis.

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