Are you bothered by whiteheads, blackheads, pimples, or acne scarring? If so, see the experts at Integrated Dermatology of Montrose in Montrose, Colorado. Dermatology specialists Spencer Hamner, PA-C, Christine D. Brown, MD, and their team offer treatments for acne and acne scars that provide the smooth, clear, gorgeous skin you deserve. Call the office to schedule an appointment, or use the online booking tab today.
Acne is a common skin condition, especially among teenagers, that develops when hair follicles get clogged with oil and other debris. Typical forms of acne include pimples, whiteheads, and blackheads that may bother you or cause acne scarring. Simple treatments available at Integrated Dermatology of Montrose are highly effective for eliminating acne and its scarring.
Acne may present as:
Acne may appear anywhere on your body, but it often develops on your face, upper back, chest, or shoulders. Complications of acne may include scarring, hyperpigmentation, or hypopigmentation.
Common acne risk factors include:
Adopting healthy habits is a good way to reduce the risk of acne, but you can’t necessarily avoid or eliminate it without the help of a medical specialist.
Your dermatology provider diagnoses acne after carefully reviewing your medical history, discussing your symptoms, and examining areas of your skin containing acne. They also ask about your lifestyle habits and treatment preferences before tailing your treatment plan.
Integrated Dermatology of Montrose offers:
You can apply topical acne medications to affected skin to clear up acne and reduce the risk of scarring.
Your provider might suggest you take oral medicines to eliminate acne and reduce the risk of future breakouts.
Photodynamic therapy uses light energy to treat and eliminate acne.
Chemical peels use a chemical solution to eliminate outer skin cell layers and diminish acne.
Your provider may suggest more than one acne treatment to ensure outstanding results. It’s also important to keep your skin clean and protected from the sun, eat nutritious foods, and adopt other healthy habits.
Don’t hesitate to call the Integrated Dermatology of Montrose office with concerns or questions you may have throughout acne treatment.
Call the Integrated Dermatology of Montrose office to schedule an appointment, or use the online booking tab today to get treated for acne.