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Skin care and Treating Acne

Skin care can be just as important as the treatment(s) you use to clear your acne. In fact with the proper in clinic treatments and skin care regimen acne can be controlled successfully without the use of prescriptions. Here are some guidelines for picking the best...

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Staph Infection…Commonly Mistaken for Acne

  Red, painful, inflamed lesions on the face is this acne or something else??Staphylococci BacteriaStaphylococci bacteria can safely live on the skin's surface, and a article by Dr. Melissa Conrad Stöppler reports that the bacteria lives in the nose...

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Acne Surgery and Popping Pimples

While many people queeze a pimple occasionally, there are more extreme cases in which patients pick at their blemishes compulsively and the picking becomes a terrible habit.  I literally have had patients visit me for acne treatments that don’t have a pimple in...

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What Parents Should Know About Teen Acne

Acne is a touchy subject to address. It can be very personal, embarrassing and even isolating for some people. Take a teenager who suffers from acne and put in the mix the pressure to fit in, date and attend social activities and you have a disaster waiting to...

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Top Acne Treatment Mistakes

If you have acne or are acne prone this is a list of the most common mistakes people make when treating their acne. Take a look.  Are u one of them??- Excessive sun or tanning bed exposure- Scrubbing with harsh chemicals like bleach- Picking, picking, picking- Over...

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Get Rid of Body Acne

Body acne can be embarrassing and painful to endure.  If you have body acne your not alone. About 1/3 for people who struggle with facial acne also have body acne on their chest and back according to most common way people seek treatment for their body...

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Adult Acne Treatments

Acne doesn't just plague teenagers, it is also a concern for many adults.  Adult acne is just as prominent in society these days and can be triggered by hormonal fluctuations, stress and poor nutrition. Adult acne or hormonal acne usually shows up on the lower part of...

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Get Rid of Acne with Chemical Peels

If you are an acne suffer and believe that doing a chemical peel will fix your acne....  Think again!Chemical peels can be good exfoliating treatments, when performed by a professional. A chemical peel can aid in the clearing of your acne but it must be used in...

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Common Myths About Acne

Here are some common myths about Acne:1.     Acne is caused by dirty skin: Unfortunately this myth causes a lot of overcleaning of the face with soaps and strong detergent cleansers.   Over cleansing will only irritate acne and may actually make it worse.  Cleansing...

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How to Treat Cystic Acne

Cystic Acne is the most visible of all the acne types and is also the type of acne that leaves permanent pitted scarring.  Cystic Acne is seen most in adolescent boys, it is characterized by large red pustules and cysts, it is also very painful for the sufferer.The...

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