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Acne & Rosacea

 

Acne

Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States. It is caused by hair follicles plugged with excess oil, dead skin cells, bacteria or related to overactive hormones.

How is Acne Treated?

Acne can be treated by both topical and oral medications.  Dependent on the acne severity, a provider will select specific products for each patients’ personal needs for each patient's specific needs.

Why Treat Acne?

Without treatment, persistent severe acne may result in permanent scarring.  Early treatment can resolve breakouts and prevent scarring.  

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Rosacea

Rosacea is persistent redness of the face that may flare with exposure to common “triggers” of spicy food, sun, increased temperatures, alcohol, and exercise.  Not everyone reacts to the same triggers and nor does everyone experience flares, as chronic or consistent redness to cheeks may be present. 

How is Rosacea Treated?

Although Rosacea is without a cure, topical and oral medications are available to treat and improve the various forms.

Why treat Rosacea?

Rosacea can progress from occasional flushing of the cheeks or face to consistent redness and breakouts. 

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