Acne

CO2 LASER A GOOD OPTION FOR ACNE SCAR TREATMENT

Acne scars remains one of the most challenging condition to treat. In short, there is no one single treatment that is best for everyone. That being said, I see many patients whom are extremely frustrated after trying treatments that are not effective for their type of acne. The carbon dioxide (CO2) laser is an effective…

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Acne

Acne—Patient Information What causes acne? Acne is has three major components. For most, although not all, all three components play a role in acne. Pores can become clogged. Clogged pores are not caused by dirt! Pores get clogged because the process of skin sloughing (when dead cells fall off) does not occur properly. The dead cells,…

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NEW ACNE MEDICATIONS: ARE THEY WORTH IT?

With over one thousand medications available, how do we choose which to use? There are newer medications that come out every few years with some benefits and usually one major disadvantage–cost! Trifarotene: A new topical retinoid to help with clogged pores. This topical product works much faster than other products, which is the major advantage….

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ACNE ASSOCIATED WITH INCREASED RISK OF MAJOR DEPRESSION

According to a study published in the British Journal of Dermatology, there was approximately a 5% higher risk of Major Depression in patients diagnosed with Acne. This increased risk lasted approximately 5 years.

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