Update on Acne

Acne, also commonly known as pimples or zits, takes many forms and usually plagues teens and young adults — but can also affect people of all ages. There are effective treatments, but for some, acne can be persistent. Where one goes away others can pop-up, creating embarrassment at times. Depending on its severity, the emotional stress and scarring left behind can be socially stigmatizing. Questions that persist: Do factors like hygiene, greasy foods or even cosmetics contribute to the problem? How do I treat them?

Host: Jonathan Fialkow, M.D., chief of cardiology at Baptist Hospital and Chief Population Health Officer at Baptist Health.

Guest: Judith Crowell, M.D., dermatologist and a member of the Baptist Health Quality Network.

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