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Acne

Dermatologist Approved Ways to Get Rid of Body Acne

Dermatologist Approved Ways to Get Rid of Body Acne

Acne most commonly develops on the face, but the skin condition can appear on any area of the body that can get oily. Pimples and blackheads can show up on your chest or back, for example, or even on your upper arms or neck. Breakouts can cause discomfort and embarrassment; they can also leave red marks and long-lasting scars, especially…

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Curing Acne Once And For All

Curing Acne Once And For All

Affecting up to 50 million people in the United States each year, acne is the most common skin condition in the nation, according to the American Academy of Dermatology. Acne usually begins in puberty, but some people experience acne breakouts and flares well into their 30s and 40s – this is particularly true for women. In addition to embarrassing whiteheads,…

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Photodynamic Therapy for Treating Acne

Photodynamic Therapy for Treating Acne

At the Center for Dermatology and Laser Surgery, we treat many patients with acne, both teenagers and adults. Nothing can dash the confidence of a teen quicker than a breakout. And, while it may not shatter the confidence of an adult when they see a couple pimples show up, it’s not a welcome sight either. We find photodynamic therapy to…

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Photodynamic Therapy for Actinic Keratosis and Acne

Photodynamic Therapy for Actinic Keratosis and Acne

Acne is the bane of every teenager, but it can also persist well into adulthood. Actinic keratosis isn’t something teenagers give a second’s thought, while adults need to keep an eye on them. Despite their differences in age and development, we use photodynamic therapy (PDT) to treat both moderate acne and actinic keratosis at the Center for Dermatology and Laser…

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Acne, the Bane of Every Teenager

Acne, the Bane of Every Teenager

Your teenager may seem very confident, but all it takes are two words to create a sense of terror and unease. Acne breakout. Yes, acne is the most common skin condition and is the bane of teenagers the world over. June is “Acne Awareness Month,” which could seem unnecessary considering just how aware your teen is of his or her…

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Don’t Let Stubborn Acne Frustrate You Any Longer

Don’t Let Stubborn Acne Frustrate You Any Longer

At the Center for Dermatology and Laser Surgery, we understand how much acne can impact a person both physically and emotionally.  Our providers treat all types of acne every day and our treatment recommendations are personalized based on the type and severity of the specific type of acne. What is Acne? Acne is a condition of the sebaceous glands. Sebaceous glands are…

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Photodynamic Therapy for Actinic Keratosis & Acne

Photodynamic Therapy for Actinic Keratosis & Acne

Certain skin conditions such as acne often start in the teenage years while other issues like actinic keratoses develop with age.  Fortunately, Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) exists as a treatment that effectively controls both teenage acne as well as actinic keratoses. What Is an Actinic Keratosis? An actinic keratosis is a pre-cancerous skin lesion, which forms as a result of prolonged…

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Dealing with the Frustration of Teenage Acne

Dealing with the Frustration of Teenage Acne

Acne. Just say the word and watch your teenager run from the room. Dealing with acne is bad, but sometimes the harsh over-the-counter products that people use to deal with it are almost harsher.  At the Center for Dermatology and Laser Surgery, we are acne experts. Our treatments depend on the type and severity of lesions, along with the patient’s…

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