Acne vulgaris is classified (Graded) as mild acne, moderate acne or severe acne based on severity, which is used as a basis for selecting treatment:
Most dermatologist classify acne as
mild, moderate, or severe. Mild forms of acne is the most minor form of acne consists of
small lesions, such as blackheads, whiteheads or pustules, which appear at or
near the surface of the skin.
everyone at some point in his or her life will be troubled with mild forms of acne. It can occur across all ages, in all skin types and ethnicities. Nearly every
teen has acne. And many adults are shocked to learn that the acne they thought
they outgrew... it's back. Yes, mild cases of acne is common in adults as well. Even
newborn babies can have such cases of acne.
Mild forms of acne has the following features:
Read the following descriptions to see if they relate to you:
If all of these describe your skin, you
probably have a mild case of acne. If these description don’t relate to you,
you may have a more severe or moderate form of acne. These types of acne
are treated differently, and need dermatologist help to get under control.
It is important to begin treatment as early as
possible in order to prevent mild forms of acne from becoming worse and causing
mild cases of acne can start as early as nine years old. At this age, it is too easy to
overlook. However, as time goes on, those tiny acnes become swollen and
inflamed. Once it is severe, it becomes more difficult to treat easily, and can
have a risk of scarring.
of how old you are and to get better results, much more quickly, it is best to
start treatment immediately when it is still in mild stage.
good news is that mild cases of acne usually responds well to treatment. With both
prescription and over-the-counter options available, there's a treatment out
there that can help improve your acne.