Q: What causes Pimples?

A: Pimples(Acne) are mainly a adolescent problem, due to hormonal changes in the body. Along with that dirt, dust , pollution, environmental , lifestyle changes and dietary changes also play a role. Acne can be affected by the menstrual cycle, anxiety and stress, hot and humid climates, oil based makeup, greasy hair and pimple squeezing.

Q: What are the types of acne?

A: Types of pimples include whiteheads, blackheads, papules, pustules, nodules & cyst.

Q: Are there any complications of Pimples?

A: There can be various complications ranging from pigmentation, marks, scars, darkening of face etc.

Q: What is the treatment for Pimples?

A: Treatment ranges from topical application for mild to moderate acne, a combination of creams & oral tablets for severe acne.

Q: What is the treatment of post acne scar?

A: Scars after acne can be treated with dermabrasion, microneedling therapy, fractional lasers. Usually multiple sittings are required , 3-6 in no., depending upon duration of scar, type & depth of scar. I have personally seen best results microneedling therapy.