Acne is a common skin disease characterized by the appearance of seborrhea, blackheads, papules and pustules, which could even leave scars. Acne mainly affects the skin in areas with the biggest amount of sebaceous follicles. These areas include the face, upper chest and back. It reveals itself in adolescence and intensifies in most teenagers. It can also occur in people who are over 25 years of age and postmenopausal women.
There are 3 types of acne: mild, moderate, severe. It is estimated that approximately 85% of patients have mild acne. Acne treatment requires high regularity, discipline and patience from the patient. Often also it requires pharmacological treatment assisted by other methods, such as: laser therapy, cryotherapy, phototherapy and properly maintained skin care using dermocosmetics.
The dermocosmetics used in the treatment of acne should have the following properties:
A significant role in the pathogenesis of acne vulgaris is played by the bacteria Propionibacterium acnes which multiplies in the sebum causing an inflammation. This leads to the formation of inflammatory papules which are a characteristic feature of acne.
The Visaderm™ dermocosmetics line was developed in response to the problems associated with acne skin care.