Articles

This section contains articles about acne and related conditions written by doctors, specialists, journalists and individuals from professional bodies and organisations.

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    Don't let coronavirus stop you from seeing your GP about other conditions

    Health experts are now warning that we may be about to experience a ‘hidden health pandemic’ caused by patients not seeking help with serious conditions early enough.

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    'Lockdown skin’ is a thing - here’s how to beat it

    When lockdown began, you may have thought that your skin would significantly improve. With no more polluting commutes to overly-air conditioned offices, your skin would f...

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    How to be more skin positive

    The key phrase of 2019 (online at least) was ‘body positivity’. People were busy challenging our preconceived notions of beauty, size and health.

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    Antibiotics - oral & topical

    Information and the use of oral and topical antibiotics in the treatment of acne.

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  • Talking acne with Dr. Sharon Wong

    Acne can have a huge impact on an individual's life. In our latest video, talkhealth discuss acne medications and the problems that can come with these with Dr Sharon Won...

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    Bathing and showering in the treatment of acne

    How bathing, showering and washing by following some simple tips and guidelines can help in the treatment of acne.

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  • New research on genetic causes of acne

    A relatively new research group in Singapore, set up in 2014 and headed up by Professor Maurice van Steensel is looking at the causes of acne. The hope is that the group,...

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    Surgery for acne including subcision, punch technique and skin grafting

    Acne scarring can sometimes develop as a complication of acne and if you pick your spots. Any type of acne spot can lead to scarring, but it's more common when the most s...

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  • All you need to know about acne

    Acne is one of the most common skin conditions and nearly 80% of people with suffer with it at some point in their lives. Despite this, there are still many common miscon...

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    Tips and guidelines on shaving and acne

    Tips and information about how to shave if you have acne in order to avoid discomfort and further damage to the skin.

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  • Antibiotic Resistance: The danger of over-prescribing

    Antibiotics have allowed us to fight bacterial infections since the 1940's; however in recent years we have used and abused these medicines so much so that antibiotic res...

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  • Full fat milk – the key to limiting acne breakouts?

    Acne is one of the most common long term skin conditions that can affect many of us at some point in our lifetime. Although most common in teenagers, it is possible for i...

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