Acne For Dummies
Part I: Facing Up to Acne.
Chapter 1: Dealing with Acne.
Chapter 2: Getting Comfortable with the Skin You’re In.
Chapter 3: Tracing the Evolution of a Pimple.
Part II: Figuring Out Your Acne and How to Tackle It on Your Own.
Chapter 4: Examining Acne in Teens.
Chapter 5: Addressing Acne in Adults.
Chapter 6: Evaluating Other Causes and Contributors: Myth and Reality.
Chapter 7: Taking Care of Acne Over the Counter.
Part III: Turning to the Pros to Treat Your Type of Acne.
Chapter 8: Calling in the Experts.
Chapter 9: Reviewing the Topical Tools at Your Dermatologist’s Disposal.
Chapter 10: Taking the Oral Antibiotic Route.
Chapter 11: Hormonal Treatment for Women.
Chapter 12: Managing Acne in Dark-Complexioned Skin.
Chapter 13: Attacking Acne with Accutane and Other Isotretinoins.
Chapter 14: Searching for Weapons of Zit Destruction.
Chapter 15: Seeking Alternative Treatments.
Part IV: Dealing with Scars and Associated Conditions.
Chapter 16: Focusing on the Physical Scars.
Chapter 17: Coping with the Psychological Scars.
Chapter 18: Reining in Rosacea and Other Acne Look-Alikes.
Chapter 19: Fighting the Feisty Follicle.
Chapter 20: Reviewing Endocrine Disorders Associated with Acne.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 21: Ten Terrific Acne and Rosacea Web Sites.
Chapter 22: Ten Tips for Healthy Skin.
Chapter 23: Ten Things You Should Never Do to Your Skin.
Part VI: Appendixes.
Appendix A: Glossary.
Appendix B: International Brand Names for Some of the Medications Listed in This Book.