What we think we know about acne is steadily being replaced by what scientists are learning. Meanwhile, many myths continue to circulate and endure. Clearing up some of the misunderstandings about acne is what this article is about.
Myth #1: Acne only affects appearance
Acne can also cause deep psychological distress. Severe Acne can lead to low self-image and feel depressed. There is a strong link between severe acne and social withdrawal.