We all have facial pores. Some of us have larger more noticeable pores while others have pores that are barely visible. Sun exposure, dehydration, genetics, and loss of collagen and elastin are causes of larger pores.
Blackheads are also seen in patients with enlarged pores. Blackheads are caused by the skin’s natural oil (sebum) and skin cells that get trapped in a pore instead of being shed onto the skin surface.
While there is no cure for enlarged pores there are products and treatments available that will help minimize their appearance. Your home program should include topical products that achieve the following:
Office treatments available include: