Sheilagh Maguiness
Ask the Pediatrician
It’s the bane of every teen’s existence: Acne! Indeed, imperfect skin is an unfortunate reality for many kids during adolescence. And it comes right about the time teens care more about their appearance than ever.While the reasons for developing acne are complex, there are ways to help prevent and treat outbreaks when they occur. As with most skin conditions, acne is caused by many factors. Hormones, genetic predisposition, overactive sebaceous glands and bacteria can all play a role... more