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Acne is a skin condition that occurs when hair follicles under the skin become obstructed. Although most common on the face, acne outbreaks can also occur on the neck, chest, shoulders and upper back.

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About acne

Common causes

Acne can be caused by numerous factors: hormonal changes, genetic predisposition, normal changes during the period, pregnancy, menopause, diet high in refined sugar or carbohydrates, certain medications such as oral contraceptives, corticosteroids, lithium and barbiturates, as well as certain cosmetics and chronic stress.

Impact on daily life

People with acne may experience depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, poor self-image, lower quality of life, and loneliness.

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Acne treatments

How dermago can help

Even the toughest acne can be eliminated with the right treatment!

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    Topical treatments

    Topical treatments can be creams, lotions or soaps applied directly to the area affected by acne.

    In most cases, a thin layer applied every night is recommended.

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    Oral medications

    Many oral antibiotics and vitamin treatments can help reduce or even eliminate acne.

    In the case of acne, the tablets are usually taken twice a day for 3 months.

    Depending on your condition, the frequency and duration may vary.

Our team will choose the treatment that best suits your type of acne.

Treatment Options

As a rule of thumb, when dealing with a comedonal type of acne (whiteheads, blackheads), a topical treatment is recommended, usually in the form of creams. When the inflammatory component (pimples, pustules, cysts) is predominant, tablets are the most effective treatment option. During the consultation, the dermatologist will take into account these elements as well as your skin type to determine which is the best course of treatment for you.

Types of Acne

There are 4 subtypes of acne that are differentiated mainly by the appearance of skin lesions

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    Characterized by the abundant presence of comedones and microcysts.

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    Represented by an abundant presence of comedones, microcysts, papules and pustules.

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    Severe acne that often occurs due to a hormonal imbalance. It can cause lesions and scars.

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    Consists of large comedones that become inflamed and can lead to significant and extensive scarring.

How does it work?

Start your asynchronous consult now

Dermago's online consultation via DermSmart platform is quick and easy!

No need to wait months to see a dermatologist in person- we can take care of everything online!

  1. Complete the questionnaire

    To get started, simply answer a few questions and attach a picture of your skin concern.

  2. Get your diagnosis & treatment

    One of our medical experts will get back to you with a treatment plan. Prescriptions are sent directly to your pharmacy.

Treat your condition with dermago!

Choose your consultation

Online Consultation

Starts at $165

To get a diagnosis and prescription treatment for minor conditions or rejuvenation care.

Ideal for skin problems such as acne, rosacea, hyperhidrosis or to treat wrinkles and fine lines.

A nurse will take care of communications and follow-ups with you while the dermatologist will establish your diagnosis and treatment recommendation asynchronously.

In-Clinic Dermatology

Starts at $299

To get a diagnosis and prescription treatment for all skin conditions, including moles and melanomas.

Ideal for more serious or chronic skin problems.

As of September, you will also be able to book appointments with our dermatologists AT OUR CLINIC.

Start your consultation and then choose the plan that suits you best.

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