Why You Need a Personalized Treatment for Your Acne

Why You Need a Personalized Treatment for Your Acne

When we discuss a sickness or disease, many times we are actually describing the symptoms, not the disease. 
Science and medicine have made progress in better understanding the underlying causes of diseases and therefore allowing physicians to tailor the treatment that is the best for a particular individual. Furthermore, researchers are continually developing more precise medications with a goal of increased efficacy and less adverse side effects. The birth of personalized medicine came about because of the Human Genome project that was completed in 2003 and for the first time in human history provided a detailed "genetic map" for mankind. This map is helping to explain why some individuals respond to a particular drug or treatment while others do not and also allows us to actually focus on individual needs for treatment rather than a traditional "mass approach."  

How does personalized medicine relate to the treatment of acne?

While the clinical manifestation of acne is very straightforward and it manifests itself by pimples, cysts, blackheads and whiteheads on your face and/or body, the acne disease is actually far more complex. There are also many factors that can contribute to the formation of acne. For instance some women produce too-high levels of testosterone (androgens) and as a result may suffer from androgenal acne. Other women may produce too little estrogen and even though they do not overproduce androgens, the proportion of the hormones is off and this imbalance (too many androgens vs. too little estrogen) may actually result in pushing the sebaceous glands to the overproduction of sebum, and as a result - to acne. Hormonal fluctuations associated with the menstrual cycle or extensive sport and physical exercise may also contribute to the formation of acne. Finally, an individual's genetic makeup (both the part you inherit and the one that is unique for you only) can possibly also be a factor that influences both severity of your acne and actually the propensity of you getting acne at all.
The good news is that despite the complexity relating to the causes of acne there is a common denominator, and this is an over-production of sebum by the sebaceous glands.
Excess production of sebum leads to clogged pores where dead skin cells accumulate and provide an ideal environment for the growth of bacteria. When the body tries to fight those bacteria we will see a local inflammation that manifests itself as moderate to severe acne, including redness, tenderness and pimples filled with puss. If this local inflammation spreads to the area surrounding the clogged pore, we are facing larger bumps or nodules under the skin known as cystic acne.  
In addition to this cause of your acne, there are also other factors that can influence your personalized approach to acne treatment.
  • Is your acne mild, moderate or severe?
  • Is your acne chronic (lasting for over a year)?
  • Do you have cystic acne (bumps under the skin)?
  • Do you have inflammatory acne (pustules and papules like puss-filled pimples and zits)?
  • Is your acne primarily comedones (blackheads and whiteheads)?
  • Is you acne restricted to your face or also present on your torso (back and chest)?
  • Are you pre-adolescent, teenager or adult?
In summary, we need to recognize that all of the above factors will contribute to how you decipher your personalized approach to acne treatment. So if you really want to break the acne cycle and get, and maintain, clear skin, you should find a treatment that fits a personalized medicinal approach as closely as possible. AcnEase® is such a medicine.
The ingredients present in AcnEase® address the 3 major mediators of acne:
  • Over-secretion of sebum by sebaceous glands
  • Growth of bacteria
  • Local inflammation
The ingredients in AcnEase® reduce the impact of fluctuating hormone levels on the sebaceous glands thereby reducing over-production of sebum. In addition, the ingredients also have mild anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties.

The personalized breakthrough approach to acne treatment with AcnEase® leads to developing personalized treatment regimens for "different acne." We developed a series of acne treatment programs that provide you with a personalized therefore more effective approach to treating your specific acne. As the next step and to make it as easy as possible, we translated those regimens into an easy-to-follow "3-step user guide" to enable you to choose the best PERSONALIZED ACNE TREATMENT FOR YOURSELF. 

Finally, to recognize the role of additional factors that influence acne, we created a virtual library of personalized skincare and dietary tips and advice so AcnEase users can also develop a personalized lifestyle that is helpful in achieving a healthy and clear complexion for years to come.

With a Promise of Clear Skin,
Dr. A 

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