How is severe acne defined?
Who gets severe acne?
What are the effects of severe acne?
Severe acne can have significant effects on your quality of life and day-to-day living. Teenagers with severe acne may suffer from fear of others staring and of what they might say, isolation, loss of self-confidence, and difficulties at school. People with severe adult acne may also experience a loss of self-confidence or even bouts of depression.
What are the solutions for severe acne?
There are two types of severe acne creams: compensatory treatments that limit irritation and the drying effects of some severe acne medication, particularly oral isotretinoin; and creams rich in active ingredients that reduce residual marks caused by severe acne.