The acne is a benign inflammatory skin disease, characterized by skin excessive oiliness, white or blackheads, papules, pustules and cysts.

The disease progression is unpredictable and may compact the sebaceous glands being, thus, difficult the normal expel.

For this reason, inflammatory reactions appear in the face – pus – inflammation that may generate scars.

This disease, normally called acne, manifests mainly in the face, and sometimes in the back or chest. Along with it, is often related to the teenage years, being experience between the ages from 13 to 24 years old.


Acne may be originated by hormonal, genetic or psychological (stress) and/or in infections (Staphylococcus aureus) reasons.

Acne treatment shall be seen as part of the routine daily life, bearing in mind that only then can the desired results be achieved. This routine includes several cleanse products, as exfoliators, hydration products and preventive creams. In women’s case, also make up products shall be adequate to the pathology.

Along with these daily products, Clínica DermAge also offers solutions related to specific skin cleanses as peelings. Through medical peelings and laser therapy treatments it is possible to attenuate acne scars, according to how deep it is in the patient’s skin.

Useful Advice

  • Do not let acne evolve to preserve self-esteem and avoid the occurrence of scars;
  • Avoid exfoliation during active phase of acne;
  • Use daily adequate sun blocker;
  • Keep your skin always clean.

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