Puberty and Pre-menstrual Acne

Mandy* brought her 14 year old daughter Poppy to see me for her acne. (NB: names and some details have been changed for confidentiality reasons). Poppy had become very self-conscious of her skin. She had stopped socializing with her friends and was now trying to...

Adult Acne and Anxiety

Over the last few months I have seen a number of women (and one male) presenting with adult acne and anxieties. I find that the anxiety develops and becomes a self confidence issue around the skin condition. I address both these symptoms when I see someone and when...