Seventeen million Americans currently have acne, making it the most common skin disease in the country. While it affects mostly teenagers, and almost all teenagers have some form of acne, adults of any age can have it as well. Acne is not life-threatening, but it can cause physical disfigurement (scarring) and emotional distress. Treatment varies depending on the type and severity of lesions, skin type and the patient's age and lifestyle.
- Topical Medications
- Oral Antibiotics
- Hormonal Therapy
- Microdermabrasion/Chemical Peels
- Laser Treatments
Pharmaceutical industries commonly utilize Dr. Green's expertise to help test new strategies for acne treatment.