What should I change?
The first step is to find information about the available treatment options. If you browse this website, you will find much information about the causes and pathogenesis of acne, as well as acne treatment strategies.
In addition, following the treatment regimen specified for you is of utmost importance. Your dermatologist is the most specialised doctor, who can help you decide on the right treatment strategy for acne in your case, depending on your skin type and acne severity. At the same time you should avoid habits leading to recurrence of acne.
No matter how acne affects you, it is important to do something so that it is treated on a timely manner once it appears. This will help in avoiding scar formation or it may even prevent scarring.
If you are a woman with menstrual cycle abnormalities or if you have excessive hair on your face and/or body, your dermatologist may ask you to do certain tests to verify whether you have Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.
Another important thing is to choose the right cleansing and/or cosmetic products according to your skin type. Your dermatologist can advice you on the right products and how to follow the required treatment. Moreover pay particular attention to the make-up products you use.
You should also adhere to your treatment regimen and follow it exactly as specified by your dermatologist, who will specify the duration of treatment according to your progress. You should also make sure that you understand fully your treatment regimen so that to see optimal results.