What are the different treatments for acne? Cherry

Hello Cherry, There are several possible treatments for acne.  There are oral prescriptions, injections, topical ointments (both prescription and non-prescription) and/or acne surgery/extractions or chemical peels. There is also acne surgery wherein skin is cleansed, blackheads and whiteheads extracted, and clogged pores are cleaned.  Acne surgery helps to reduce current acne outbreaks. Patients receiving acne surgery treatments must continue to have periodic visits with the dermatologist for acne management.  In addition, you can work with your dermatologist or aesthetician to develop/create a regime to prevent further outbreaks. Acne treatments are not just for cosmetic reasons. Acne can cause permanent scarring, affecting the way a person feels about themselves. With significant medical and non-medical advancements, most acne can be cleared up, so it makes sense to explore all options available. To reduce the appearance of acne scars, you can look at options for skin resurfacing like chemical peels and microdermabrasion.