Acne

Treatment

Find out how to get rid of acne with the latest treatment methods and discover common antibiotics prescribed for severe acne.

GRAPHIC: How doctors remove blackheads

US-based dermatologist, Dr Sandra Lee, has been dubbed 'Dr Pimple Popper' and she shows how she removes blackheads. Warning: These videos might upset sensitive viewers.

Why you shouldn't squeeze blackheads

It is a myth that acne clears up faster when blackheads or whiteheads are squeezed. In fact, squeezing comedones is far more likely to damage the skin than it is to make acne better

Top 10 problems

You probably have your own list of problems acne has caused you. We list the most common ones.

Can fish oil cure acne?

Anecdotal evidence suggests that omega-3 fatty acids, as found in fish oil, can improve skin health and reduce acne, and a recent Korean study provides evidence to back up these claims.

Acne scarring: what you can do

Bad acne can leave you with a face that has more craters than the moon. Thanks to modern technology though, you don’t have to be scarred for life!

Treatment for Blackheads and Whiteheads

It is a myth that acne clears up faster when blackheads are squeezed. In fact, squeezing comedones is far more likely to damage the skin than it is to make acne better.

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