What are the procedural treatments for acne vulgaris?

Updated: Mar 26, 2019
  • Author: Jaggi Rao, MD, FRCPC; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Procedures

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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