INDIVIDUAL TREATMENT FOR YOUR SKIN
Blackheads are a common problem which many patients try to remove by squeezing their skin causing unnecessary trauma to the affected area. They are a non-inflamed acne lesions. If they are not clearing with the suggested treatments seek advice from a dermatologist for appropriate acne treatment.
Blackheads Removal Treatment
Blackheads are one of the lesions seen in acne prone skin. One of the problems in patients with acne is that the follicular lining builds up layers of cells (keratinocytes) which effectively block the opening of the follicle (pores).
The material that is squeezed out of a blackhead is a mixture of sebum from the sebaceous gland mixed with keratin and other cellular materials. So black heads are blocked pores.The black colour is due to the oxidation of the contents of the follicle at the surface of the skin giving it a black appearance. Here are some common questions that people suffering with blackheads often raise.