Despite billions of dollars spent on acne treatments every year, clean and smooth skin remains an unattainable dream for many individuals. Not only is the problem not getting solved, but the number of severe acne cases has even increased in recent decades.
The current products act either only on the skin surface (bactericidal creams and solutions), or provide short-term benefits, are not effective in all patients and their prolonged use may result in serious side effects (tretinoins, antibiotics).
The recent scientific findings about the role of Propionibacterium acnes (P. acnes) in acne vulgaris, have opened the path for the development of a new, highly specific and efficacious acne therapy. This bacterium provides strong inflammatory background of this skin disease.
Types of Acne