Acne Explained

Acne is the most common skin disorder in the world.

Acne is not a disease but rather a physiological skin condition that affects males and females of all ages, most commonly teenagers and young adults.

Acne Clinics of Edmonton was developed to exclusively treat all forms of acne, rosacea and acne scar repair.

What is acne?

Acne is a skin condition causing blemishes, pimples, plugged pores (blackheads and whiteheads), and larger lumps (nodules, cysts). It is the most common skin condition in the world. Nearly 80% of young people will face a breakout of acne. Acne affects both genders but young men are more likely to have more severe forms of acne.

Common acne sites

Acne mainly affects the face, neck, chest, upper arms, shoulders and back.