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Acne Treatments Boca Raton

How Do We Treat Acne?

While most widespread in adolescents, acne can affect people of all ages from tweens to elderly adults, and its consequences vary from annoying intermittent breakouts to redness, permanent scarring and darkened skin. Acne is most common among females, and frequently occurs during times of hormonal change including puberty, pregnancy, and about or during menopause.

Some women experience acne for decades. We understand that your acne affects over your skin, it affects how you look and how you feel about how you look. The mildest breakouts can be embarrassing. While there’s no cure for acne, our Board Certified Dermatologists have several effective treatment options available. While we all may find the occasional pimple, once the problem is persistent, seeking help early will help get it under control and reduce its physical, social and psychological results.Talk to an Advanced Dermatology dermatologist or a few of our other acne specialists about our customized acne treatment choices.

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What Causes Acne?

Acne is not a disease of the skin, it’s a four-pronged inflammatory illness that may result from:

  • Hormones that lead to increased oiliness in the skin
  • A modified skin care process that contributes to pores getting clogged with oil and dead skin cells
  • Regular bacteria on the skin which thrive in clogged pores
  • Along with a response that occurs as clogged pores and the regions around them become inflamed, resulting in observable acne
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Frequently Asked Questions About Acne Treatments

What Causes Acne?

Acne is caused when dead skin cells and oil from the sebaceous glands clog the hair follicles on your skin. Acne prone skin tends to breaks out most often on the face, shoulders, chest and back.

How Is Acne Treated?

Acne treatment starts at home, using skin products formulated for the special needs of acne prone skin. You can ask your Boca Raton Dermatologist for recommendations. In addition, commonly used acne treatments include antibiotics, Isotretinoin, and hormonal therapy. Antibiotics are effective in reducing inflammation and killing bacteria. Hormonal therapy provides a low dose of both progesterone and estrogen.

Why Do Acne Pimples Have Pus?

When the pores in the skin get clogged with dead skin cells and oil, this causes a pustule. A pustule is a bump that is irritated and inflamed on the skin’s surface. These bumps contain pus as a result of an infection of the pore cavity.

Can Acne Be Caused by Moisturizers?

No, you are not causing acne using a moisturizer. As a matter of fact, an important part of your acne treatment includes moisturizing your skin. Be sure to use one specifically for oily or acne-prone skin to prevent aggravating your acne by clogging your pores further.

Why Do I Have Acne Scars?

Acne scars are deep depressions that remain on the skin’s surface after having picked at the acne blemish (pimple). Removal of an acne scar may take a bit of time and occasionally, only through the use of laser treatment in Boca Raton.

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