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What Are My Acne Treatment Options?

What you need to know about acne treatments.

Acne can be frustrating and difficult to get rid of. You can get acne whether you are in your teens or an adult. Acne can be small clusters of blackheads or whiteheads, or large painful swollen bumps spread over a large area of your body. Acne can take over your looks and your life, making you self-conscious about your appearance. Now there’s help from your neighborhood dermatologist at Chappell Rosso Dermatology with two offices in Odessa, Texas to serve your needs.

Acne affects more people in the United States than any other skin condition, according to the American Academy of Dermatology. Now, there is good news for all of the people suffering from unsightly, painful acne.

Acne is caused by clogged pores. Your pores can become plugged with dead skin cells, excess oil and bacteria. Your overloaded pores become red, inflamed and swollen. You might have been advised to leave the acne alone and that it will go away on its own. This isn’t always good advice because you can be left with ugly scarring as the acne clears up.

You can try over-the-counter treatments containing benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid. These acne medications can sometimes work for mild acne cases, but if you have a moderate case of acne that doesn’t respond to treatment, it’s time to see your dermatologist at Chappell Rosso Dermatology. Professional acne treatments include:

Why live with acne and the lower self-esteem it can cause when there are professional acne treatments available? It’s time to call Chappell Rosso Dermatology in Odessa, Texas and get back your beautiful skin. Call today and be on your way to a clear complexion!

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Laser & Aesthetic Center

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