Adult acne: This 25-year-old woman has had acne for years and gets the typical deep, inflamed pimples and cysts common in adult acne. Yes, adults get acne. Some adults continue to get acne well into their 30s, 40s, and even 50s. It is even possible to get acne for the first time as an adult. Adult Acne Adult Acne Who Has Adult Acne and How Best to Treat it? According to news reports, adult acne is on the rise, particularly for females. A 2008 study from the University of Alabama showed that more than 50 percent of women ages 20-29 have acne and over 25 percent of ages 40-49 have acne.Author: Jay C., Levittown, NY.
Adult acne: The number of adults who have acne is growing. Acne: Overview. Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States. Although it's common, accurate information about acne can be scarce. This can make it difficult to get clearer skin. The information on this site can help you understand acne and how to successfully treat it. Traditional acne treatment products don’t always fit your complexion after adolescence, which is why the skin care routine I use to treat adult acne is often different than the routine for teen acne. What skin care products do I use in my dermatology practice to treat facial acne in an adult woman?Author: Cynthia Bailey, MD.
Home / Medical Dermatology / Adult Acne. How common is Adult Acne? If you continue to be troubled by acne, you are not alone. Everyone thinks of is as a teenage disease because 80-90 percent of teenagers have acne at some point. But the reality is that 30% of adult women and 20% of adult men have acne, and about 20% of adults with acne never. Effective treatment available for adult acne. If nothing clears your acne, you should see a dermatologist. Effective treatment is available. Often a dermatologist will use two or more treatments. With a dermatologist’s help and a bit of patience, virtually every case of acne can be controlled.