Blog, Dermatology, Pediatrics

6 Myths About Acne That Just Aren’t True

Contrary to popular belief, neither fatty foods nor chocolate causes acne. Primarily, hormones (male androgens or related compounds) cause acne, which is why so many young people get pimples during puberty, or for girls, right before their period starts. To debunk these and other acne myths, we recommend this blog by Mason Gomberg, MD, a pediatrician with our Westchester […]

Kids, Parents, Teens

Got Acne? We’ve Got Solutions.

Puberty is an exciting time when a young person leaves the world of childhood and develops into a young adult. Hormones cause lots of changes during this period, one of which is pimples or acne. Up to 95% of teens will have some form of acne during puberty and your pediatrician is a great first source for information […]