Diagnosis of Acne
The doctor can make use of multiple grading scales for grading the severity of acne vulgaris.
► Leeds acne grading technique- Involves counting and categorizing lesions into inflammatory and non-inflammatory (ranges from 0–10).
► Cook's acne grading scale- Photographs are used to grade severity from 0-8, with 0 being the least severe and 8 being the most severe form of acne.
► Pillsbury scale- Involves classification of the severity of the acne from 1 (least severe) to 4 (most severe).