Acne For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 20, 2011 - Health & Fitness - 312 pages
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Acne is the most common skin disease in the United States, affecting more than 60 million adults and teenagers each year. Acne For Dummies addresses the causes of acne, and, most importantly, what can safely be done to cover it up, treat it, and minimize scarring. The book covers everything from daily skin care, over-the-counter acne preparations, and when to see a dermatologist to the hazards and benefits of prescription acne medications and the range of dermatological procedures available to erase aftereffects. Also covered are specific issues common to acne as seen in various ethnic groups and other skin problems, such as rosacea, a condition that people often mistake for acne.  

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Getting Comfortable with the Skin Youre
Figuring Out Your Acne and How to Tackle It on Your
Addressing Acne in Adults
Evaluating Other Causes and Contributors Myth
Addressing some Aggravating Agents
Taking Care of Acne Over the Counter
Turning to the Pros to Treat Your Type of Acne
Attacking Acne with Accutane and Other Isotretinoins
Searching for Weapons of Zit Destruction
Seeking Alternative Treatments
Dealing with Scars and Associated Conditions
Coping with the Psychological Scars
Reining in Rosacea and Other Acne LookAlikes
Fighting the Feisty Follicle
Reviewing Endocrine Disorders Associated with Acne

Reviewing the Topical Tools at Your Dermatologists
Going Generic
Taking the Oral Antibiotic Route
Hormonal Treatment for Women
Managing Acne in DarkComplexioned Skin
The Part of Tens
Ten Tips for Healthy Skin
Giving Yourself a Break

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About the author (2011)

Herbert P. Goodheart, MD, has been in the private practice of dermatology for over 25 years. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and a member of the Greater New York Dermatological Society. For 20 years, Dr. Goodheart was an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine in the Division of Dermatology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, and is now an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Dermatology at the Mount Sinai College of Medicine in New York City.

Dr. Goodheart is the author of Goodheart’s Photoguide of Common Skin Disorders, Diagnosis and Management, a clinical guide to assist the primary care provider and dermatologist-in-training in the identification and treatment of common skin disorders. The book, which is in its second edition, was a unanimous choice for first prize in dermatology at the annual British Medical Association Book Awards for 2004. He also is a contributing editor of Women’s Health in Primary Care, a medical journal for physicians and other healthcare professionals.
Dr. Goodheart’s monthly column, “Dermatology Rounds,” provides information on the wide spectrum of skin disorders affecting women.

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