If you have it, you likely know it. Cystic acne not only causes deep-seated scars on your face, but internal scars as well since many who have the skin
disorder suffer from emotional distress. In fact "it is associated with long-term psychological issues including low self-esteem and depression," says
West Palm Beach, FL, dermatologist Kenneth Beer, MD. [Source: NewBeauty.com]
However, there is no reason to throw in the towel. There are treatment options available and it is possible to get rid of cystic acne for good. You
just have to know the right techniques. First it's important to know that while cystic acne is a type of acne, it can't be treated in the same way
as blackheads and whiteheads. "[It] affects deeper skin tissue than common acne," says San Diego, CA, dermatologist Susan Stuart, MD. ..