Acne breakouts are a progressive disease relating to the sebaceous glands of the skin which effects over 80% of adolescents and many adults. Acne is brought on by overactive adolescent hormones that create oil glands to over-secrete and clog. It is not brought on by fast food, junk food, or sodas. It is also not the result of a lack of individual hygiene. Acne takes place when there is increased oil excretion from the oil gland (sebaceous gland), which is genetically determined and hormone dependent condition, this usually produces a bacterial infection of the ducts which forms pimples, whiteheads, blackheads, and accountable for inflammation.
Other acnes are caused by a thickening of the skin at the opening (pores) of the skin again due to genetics and/or hormones. This is probably why acne is usually worse among teenagers, especially boys. Acne however, may also show up at any time in your life, even beyond 40 years of age of course, if your parents have had significant acne, chances are you may have it too.
Since acne occurs in various manners so can be the procedure options essential for the clearance of these blemishes. Severe acne if left untreated can result in scarring in under (12) months. We offer all of the latest treatments (topical, antibiotics, hormone blockers, birth control (females), lasers, and photodynamic therapies (UV/Levulan 20%), along with other treatment options). Unfortunately, the cure for acne will not exist but we can effectively control and lower acne, there are numerous causes for acne and thus there are multiple treatments options that can be done to relieve the appearance of acne.
We specialize in utilizing combination therapies that complement one another to produce clearance of blemishes or inflammatory acne. We fully understand the complexness and need to provide multiple alternatives for the management of acne and also the importance our patients place on having this annoying skin ailment corrected. There is no reason for anyone to suffer from acne anymore!
Unfortunately, Acne is the most common skin condition seen by facial cosmetic surgeons and dermatologists. Each type of acne – including blackheads, whiteheads, pimples, and cystic varieties – develops when skin pores become clogged by sebum (oil) and or dead skin cells. Sebum overproduction is most commonly produced by hormonal factors, explaining why acne most commonly develops in adolescence. Acne can also be present in both infants and adults, and is not only a problem affecting adolescents.
Acne typically affects the face, neck, chest, back, shoulders and upper arms of patients. Although Acne is not a life threatening condition, numerous studies have quantified the physical discomfort, scarring, and emotional distress associated with the condition. It is also a frustrating to treat condition since many physicians do not have access to the full complement of anti-acne therapies which we are able to offer.
- Medical Grade Acne Therapeutic Skincare Regimen
- Chemical Peels
- Prescription Medications