Medical Moment: Treating adult acne

Published: Apr. 16, 2021 at 5:41 PM EDT
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SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - Annoying, unsightly bumps that pop up at the worst possible moment.

Most of us suffered through some acne as teens, but now, customized treatments are helping dermatology patients in their thirties, forties, and beyond.

The over-the-counter lotions and astringents, you used as a teen to treat acne, might not cut it in your adult years.

Martie Salt has more on a trend in dermatology that’s helping patients save face and money.

Dermatologists say they’ve seen increased compliance with this option.

It’s much more likely that patients will regularly apply just one medication instead of three or four.

And during this pandemic, patients can avoid an extra stop at the pharmacy.

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