Posts Archive for September 2018

Tazarotene for acne scars

Sep.20, 2018

Actuality of problem and Description of problem

Acne occurs because of the blockage of the proper draining  of the seborrheic glands(seborrheic glands are microscopic glands, which are present in the skin and whose main function is to lubricate the skin by means of secreting sebum).When the block occurs, Because of the accumulation of a waxy material (sebum) there occur increased risk for getting infected with bacteria and getting swollen. Inflammation is the normal response mechanism of the body to anything which is foreign to the  body. As a result of inflammation, the redness and  possibilities of breakage of acne scars occur. At the end of the inflammation, the healing process begins to take place. The natural process of healing tries to completely regenerate and replenishable the cell but practically it is not possible. Therefore a  particular area will be covered with scars. Acne scars decrease the confidence of a person, when they go outside. Acne is the problem which is common among the younger age group and it occurs in spite of taking all preventive measures.

There are many types of acne but microdome (which is the formation of small hill like cluster of cells) and the resultant scar formation is a part which is common to many types of acne. Among the types of scar, the differences mainly consists of two types namely boxcar and Icepick. In Addition to this, because of excessive collagen, which is the building material of scar, keloid scar occurs. Boxcar type of scar typically consists of the box kind of lesion which are oval along with sharp edges. Icepick type of scar is small but visible scar.