Fighting Adult Skin Conditions: Is There Help for Your Acne?

  • Cosmetic Treatment Options For Different Types Of Acne Scars

    19 November 2015

    For most people, acne is a teenage affliction that can cause a few embarrassing days at school, but is gradually forgotten in adulthood. For many others, however, the vestiges of acne linger on in the form of permanent, highly noticeable scarring. These scars can cause you to lose your self-confidence and lead you to constantly worry that others are staring at you, crippling your personal and professional potential. Thankfully, there are treatment options available through cosmetic dermatology, with individual plans largely depending on the type of acne scars in question.

  • 5 Ways To Prevent Acne

    12 August 2015

    According to the American Academy of Dermatology, about 40 to 50 million Americans suffer from acne. This skin condition does not just hurt a person's self-esteem; it can also be painful and leave permanent scars. If you take a proactive approach to your skin care routine, you do not have to deal with this problem. Here are five ways to prevent acne. Eat a Nutritious Diet A healthy diet is not just beneficial for your waistline; it may also help prevent acne.

  • 5 Things Diabetics Need To Know About Carbuncles

    9 June 2015

    As a diabetic, you should already know that high blood sugar levels can wreak havoc on your body. Complications like eye damage and foot damage are well-known, but you may not know that diabetes can also cause a lot of skin problems. Diabetes has been linked to carbuncles, a type of skin infection. Here's what you need to know about this complication.  What do carbuncles look like? Carbuncles look like a cluster of very large pimples.

  • How Your Dermatologist Treats Blackheads And Whiteheads

    17 April 2015

    Are you are tired of struggling with blackheads and whiteheads? Check out these four ways a dermatologist at a Dermatology Surgery Center can help. Retinoids Retinoids are one of the most effective ways to fight acne, including blackheads and whiteheads. Tretinoin or Retin-A is commonly prescribed to fight blackheads and whiteheads. It works by increasing cell turnover, which helps extrude the plugs in the pores. Retinoids also help prevent future blackheads by making the sebaceous glands less sticky.