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If you’ve ever had to deal with blackheads, you may have wondered why people develop them in the first place. Blackheads are the result of a clog inside one of the pores in your skin. The clog is caused by sebum, an oil produced by your body to keep your skin moisturized. Contrary to popular belief, they have nothing to do with dirt getting into your pores. To learn more about blackheads, watch this informative video.

Arlington Dermatology has been providing exceptional care to patients with bothersome skin conditions for more than 40 years. If your skin problems are interfering with your life, contact us today in Arlington Heights to find out how our doctors can help you. You can reach us at (847) 725-0824.