Rosacea is a chronic inflammatory skin condition that affects the face and sometimes the neck or chest; it’s characterized by redness or flushing of the skin. It’s estimated that rosacea affects almost 20 million people in the U.S.
It feels great to see your acne go away. But without proper treatment, unwelcome reminders of your pimples and blackheads may linger in the form of acne scars. A scar is your body’s response to healing a wound, surgical incision or injury to the skin.
The good news is your acne is gone. The bad news? It left behind some evidence. Sometimes it’s in the form of acne scars, but often these are pigmented dark spots or marks that appear after pimples have healed.