Acne is a very common skin condition that commonly begins during puberty. Acne is often attributed to DNA factors and a strong family history is usually present in acne clients. According to one United Kingdom study of twins, 81% of their acne was due to genetic factors linked to androgen hormones. The acne skin condition can also be aggravated by emotional stress and environmental factors. Acne is a broad term that includes blackheads and whiteheads, pimples, pustules, and nodules. Acne typically manifests on the face, neck, back, and chest.
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Lyn Ross is the founder and CEO of Institut’ DERMed Clinical Skincare, Medical Spa, and College of Advanced Aesthetics. A licensed master aesthetician, Ross is an accredited aesthetic instructor with over 40 years of experience in the field of aesthetics. Throughout her career, Ross has treated thousands of clients and has worked with the top plastic surgeons and dermatologists in Atlanta, Georgia. She has been committed to bridging the gap between aesthetics and medicine for over 30 years and continues to be instrumental in influencing the exploding medical spa industry with both her hands-on technical training and solid business experience.