Acne is a common skin condition which many of us have struggled with at some point, particularly during our teenage years. But for some people, acne continues well into adult life and can have a serious impact on mental well-being. Acne can be successfully treated and controlled with the right treatment routine.
This book is for anyone whose life is affected by acne. Facing Acne combines top-tier medical information and compassionate counsel on the use and tolerability of medications, with a caring and sensible approach to the emotional aspects of living with acne and its complications. This book provides easily readable and trustworthy information, which is divided into seven chapters that ask and answer pertinent questions about acne and its medical, surgical, and psychiatric/psychological components. A glossary of terms provides definitions for medical terminology and jargon; online resources and references are also offered. Each chapter is accompanied by selected references and internet resources as well as illustrations and photographs.