Doctors and patients explain how a variety of treatments let teens banish acne.
Getting ready to go anywhere — school, out with friends, out to a party — was a hassle during her high school years, recalls Sarah, now a 19-year-old college freshman in New York City.
The problem? Acne. “I hated not being able to just get out of the shower and go straight out,” says Sarah, who asked that her last name not be used. instead, she would carefully apply acne medication and then cover that up with makeup to camouflage the blemishes.
Her dedication to the dermatologist-recommended …