Acne is caused by a combination of many different factors including hormones, genetics, and the overproduction of oil in the skin. Stress and certain medications can also trigger breakouts.
The best treatments for acne vary from person to person but generally include a combination of topical medications, such as retinoids or benzoyl peroxide, and oral medications, such as antibiotics.
While you can’t prevent acne completely, you can reduce your risk of breakouts by keeping your skin clean and avoiding touching your face. Eating a healthy diet and reducing stress can also help.
Yes, acne scars can be treated with a variety of treatments, such as laser therapy, chemical peels, dermabrasion, and microneedling.