According to World Health Organisation criteria, acne is defined as a chronic disease based on its clinical characteristics. It is estimated to affect 9.4% of the global population, making this a prevalent and most common skin disorder.
If you are suffering from acne, you would probably have gone through periods of extremely low self-confidence and feelings of despair. Indeed, acne can affect sufferers physically (acne scars) and psychologically.
At Amaris B. Clinic, we have seen many patients who have spent a lot of money trying a variety of "over-the-counter" acne treatments and skin care with little success. Needless to say, this can be extremely frustrating.
Dr Ivan Puah, who holds a Graduate Diploma in Family Dermatology, has been treating acne for over 17 years. Treating acne and acne scars is a multifaceted process, and it should be tailored according to your clinical condition.