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Acne for Dummies

by Herbert P. Goodheart, M.D.

Published by For Dummies (Wiley)

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Battle breakouts, reduce the possibility of scarring, and keep your skin healthy and clear

Get the scoop on the latest medications and treatments

Banish blemishes -- whatever your skin type or color

Clear up acne misconceptions and get effective treatment!
Pimples. Blemishes. Zits. Spots. Whatever you call them, they aren't pretty. But these days, there are lots of treatments. In this friendly guide, a dermatologist explains how you can clear up your complexion, whether you're a teenager or an adult, complete with color photos to help you identify your skin condition. From purchasing over-the-counter products to visiting a dermatologist, find the answers you need for optimal skin care.

Discover how to :

  • Understand your type of acne
  • Assess your treatment options
  • Safely use prescription medications, including Accutane┬«
  • Get treatment for scarring
  • Clear up rosacea, razor bumps, and other acne impostors


pub date: 2006-01-04 | paperback | 9780471746980