SELF: How to prevent and treat acne of the face

UC physician helps explain how different areas of the face are susceptible to acne

Dr. Katherine Baquerizo Nole, assistant professor of dermatology at the University of Cincinnati, lends her dermatolgical expertise to SELF magazine. The article explains how acne is the result of pores getting clogged with an excess of oil, dirt and dead skin. There are also plenty of environmental, behavioral and internal factors that can make you more prone to breakouts in specific regions of your face.

There are easy ways to make acne prevention part of your daily routine and the article takes a closer look at the major areas where face acne shows up — and what might be causing it.

Nole is one of two experts cited in the article which focuses on the forehead, nose, cheek and chin and general ways to prevent and treat those areas. 

Related Stories


UC research examines workplace stress in the aftermath of the...

November 28, 2022

A new study from the University of Cincinnati examined the impact of workplace stress and provided insights for organizations to explore ways to reduce workplace stress for a better and healthier working environment. The study had two parts: a survey in which respondents described their experiences of workplace stress during the COVID-19 pandemic and a quantitative study using saliva cortisol as a biomarker of stress along with a stress diary to find out where and when workplace stress commonly occurred.


CBC: Feast of Carols is a "best bet" for Cincinnati holiday...

Event: December 3, 2022 12:00 AM

Bring your family to enjoy the annual Feast of Carols concert at UC's College-Conservatory of Music. Named in the Cincinnati Business Courier's top "10 best bets for Cincinnati's performing arts this season," the concert is presented at 2 and 5 p.m. on Saturday Dec. 3, and Sunday, Dec. 4 in CCM's Corbett Auditorium.

Debug Query for this