For most of us, acne is at worst an occasional problem that maybe had its peak during our teenage years and was something of a nuisance. When it was bad it probably seemed a lot worse than it really was. That’s how acne works for most people. But for people suffering from chronic acne, acne is anything but occasional and is much more than a nuisance.

Chonic acne sufferers have severe, reoccurring acne that may stay inflamed for extended periods. And while there are no serious health risks associated with chronic acne, besides facial scarring, the damage to emotional health and self esteem can be very damaging. On top of that, many expensiveAcne products are of little or no real value in treating this condition.

One of the best ways to treat acne is also one of the cheapest, washing your face with an antibacterial soap like Neutrogena. This will help keep facial pores clean, which in turn helps prevent acne flare ups.
Medical doctors should be consulted for very severe acne. They will likely prescribe an Acne treatment that starts with a course of antibiotics. Depending on the severity, a doctor will prescribe a topical medicine like Retin-A or something more heavy duty like Acutane.

Chronic acne is a condition that can definitely be treated.