Looks at what acne is, including the different types and levels of severity, what causes acne, what treatments are available, covering both traditional and alternative treatments, as well as experimental treatments.
Acne is well known as a skin problem that plagues adolescents with outbreaks of pimples on their faces. But there are several types of acne, with different levels of severity. This overview of the skin disorder includes all types of acne, detailing the known causes and available treatments. Information is included on both traditional and alternative acne therapies, as well as new treatments currently being researched.
"Well-organizedchapters present clear information on the causes of acne, types of self-treatment, medical and "alternative" paths to a cure, the future of treatment, and the psychological ramifications for an affected person. This title will be useful for reports and is a solid addition to health and/or disease collection."
--School Library Journal, June 2010
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