Dividing the pediatric population into three age groups helps streamline effective treatment for acne.

In the youngest group, it is important to distinguish between neonatal acne, which starts in the first few weeks of life and is self-limited and resolves on its own, and acne in older babies (between 1 and 12 months) that may cause scarring, according to Karen Chernoff, MD, FAAD, a pediatric dermatologist at Weill Cornell Medicine and New York-Presbyterian in New York City.

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