If you suffer from acne breakouts or scars, you're not alone. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, acne is the most common skin condition in the U.S. It affects more than 50 million people each year ranging in age and skin type.
Published in theJournal of the American Academy of Dermatology,new recommendationshave been made for those who suffer from acne.
"There are a variety of effective treatments available for acne, and dermatologists have found that combining two or more treatments is the best option for the majority of patients," said board-certified dermatologist Andrea Zaenglein, MD, FAAD."Recommended treatments include topical therapy, antibiotics, isotretinoin and oral contraceptives."
This new treatment should be a combination of two types of change such as a topical solution application and type of chemical peel.
No matter which way you may choose to treat acne, be sure it is both safe and effective. Popping pimples or taking other similar actions can leave a person with scars thatmay not disappear with time.
"If you suffer from acne scarring, there are procedures available that can help."
Acne and other skin conditions can have a serious impact on a person's self-esteem and emotional wellbeing, in addition to the physical appearance of the skin itself. When people suffer from great amounts of acne, in some instances they can be left with scars. These scars can at times be worse than the acne itself, also affecting self-esteem and overall confidence.
If you suffer from acne scarring, there are procedures available that can help. A few of these procedures, available at Marotta Plastic Surgery Specialists, are Laser and subcision with fat grafting or fillers.Using state of the art Lasers and combining it with subcision we go beyond the traditional acne scarring treatments.
In this manner, the treatment can be specifically tailored to your skin. By removing outer layers, new inner layers can grow more easily, creating a smoother, rejuvenated appearance.
Consider scheduling a consultation with dual-board certified facial plastic surgeon Dr. James Marotta today to learn more.