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Why one should focus on treating acne when one is bothered by dark spots- Musings of an NYC Dermatologist

Many people are more bothered by the blemishes left by acne lesions than the actual acne itself. Even patients with mild acne can get signification discoloration in the skin when the acne resolves. Although though it’s the dark marks that are annoying, treating the acne is the key to getting both to go away. Dr. …

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Pimple popping “…but I thought I wasn’t supposed to”

Pimple popping is so tempting.  Pimple popping is so satisfying.  There is even a doctor who goes by that name– but we are told we aren’t supposed to pop our pimples. Acne vulgaris is so common that many children in the street could correctly diagnose it. Skin is an accessible organ, particularly the skin on …

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