What are the procedural treatments for acne vulgaris?

Updated: Apr 17, 2020
  • Author: Jaggi Rao, MD, FRCPC; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Procedural treatments for acne vulgaris include the following:

  • Manual extraction of comedones

  • Intralesional steroid injections

  • Superficial peels that use glycolic or salicylic acid

  • Light and laser therapy

See Treatment, Guidelines, and Medication for more detail.

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