Statistics on Acne Today

From simple blackhead acne, to deep cystic acne, more people experience this condition to some degree than any other skin disorder. Between 40 and 50 million people in the U.S., alone, suffer from acne, with almost 85% of all people in this country developing it at some time in their lives. The cost for over-the-counter acne products, prescriptions, dermatology visits, and treatments exceeds $2 billion annually.
Causes of Acne
Acne begins when too much oil is produced in the glands of the skin, building up in the hair follicles where oil is normally released to moisturize and protect the skin. Dead skin cells build up in the oil and cause the growth of bacteria called P. acnes that cause the follicles to become inflamed. Whitehead and blackhead acne may be the beginning stages of more serious forms of acne when the condition is not treated at this point.
Development of New Treatments
The skin care industry which caters to teens and adults with acne continues to develop new acne products with the hopes of finding the perfect solution that will work for everyone. The problem is that the majority of these products either don’t work at all, or they only provide temporary relief before the condition returns. In spite of the knowledge that the over-production of oil is the cause of acne, most companies have fallen short of finding an effective treatment that reduces oil production so that acne doesn’t re-occur.
Like many of the functions of the body, oil production is guided by hormones, specifically DHT. When too much of this hormone is produced, excess oil is produced in the skin, and acne begins. Although some of the ingredients used in a number of acne products today are effective at removing the excess oil and debris trapped in the skin’s pores, they do not reduce the amount of oil being produced by the glands. That means that the products can clear up skin temporarily, but the next breakout won’t be far off.
Clearogen is a unique acne treatment that has DHT-fighting ingredients to not only eliminate the acne you have now, but also to prevent breakouts from re-occurring. To learn more about eliminating your acne for good, or to place your order, call 877-30-CLEAR.
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