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How dermatologists treat acne


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Acne: Diagnosis and treatment

Today, virtually everyone can see clearer skin. Here’s a guide to treatment that can help.

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Acne scars: Treatment

Has acne has left you with scars? Discover what a board-certified dermatologist can do to help you.

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How long can I take an antibiotic to treat my acne?

Are you taking an antibiotic to treat acne? Try these 4 things to reduce how long you need to take it.

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Stubborn acne: Hormonal therapy may help

Find out who may benefit from this type of acne treatment and what’s involved.

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Isotretinoin: A treatment for severe acne

When other treatments fail to improve severe acne, isotretinoin may be an option. Get the facts.

Lasers and lights: How well do they treat acne?

A laser may seem like the perfect acne treatment, but it’s rarely a solo acne treatment. Find out why.

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Severe acne: How it’s treated

Clearing severe acne often requires a dermatologist’s expertise. See what a treatment plan may include.

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Treating acne while you’re pregnant

Some acne treatments can harm your baby. See what to stop using now and what can be safer.

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