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Acne treatment options and customized treatment plans that work

Acne is a common skin condition that impacts patients of all ages. It is typically associated with teenagers in their adolescent years but can affect children and older adults. This condition can result in the formation of problems such as:

  • Blocked/clogged pores
  • Skin lesions
  • Cysts
  • Pimples
  • Nodules
  • Whiteheads
  • Blackheads
  • Pustules
  • Scarring
  • Red, irritated skin

Acne is a condition that can be cleared with the help of a professional in the Naples, Florida, area, which is where Kirsch Dermatology comes into action! With a dermatological evaluation and a discussion with our team, patients can clear their acne and restore their skin’s beautiful texture and tone. Many patients turn to dermatologists when they cannot resolve their condition with over-the-counter acne and skincare products.

What can cause acne?

There are numerous reasons why a patient might develop acne. Some of the more common acne causes include:

  • Lifestyle factors
  • Certain medications
  • Bacteria on the skin
  • Excess oils
  • Dead skin cell buildup
  • Hormonal imbalances/changes
  • Oil-based cosmetic products
  • Hereditary/genetics
  • Environmental conditions

What are some treatment options for acne?

Acne can respond to treatments differently from one patient to the next. Therefore, it is vital to work with our experienced dermatologist to determine the type of acne and develop a customized treatment plan. Sometimes, patients may have to try different solutions to find the one that works best with their skin and lifestyle. Some possible treatments that may be considered and attempted may include:

  • Chemical peels
  • Laser therapies
  • Photodynamic therapies
  • Steroid injections
  • Salicylic acid treatments
  • Benzoyl peroxide treatments
  • Oral medications
  • Topical medications
  • Dermal fillers (for deep acne scars)

What are some acne prevention recommendations?

  • Avoid oil-based cosmetics
  • Apply sunscreen and moisturizers daily
  • Wash the face twice a day with a gentle cleanser, especially after sweating
  • Consider preventative treatments to reduce flare-ups

Are you ready to address your acne with an experienced professional?

Our dermatologist and team in Naples, FL, are ready to assist with acne and other skin conditions impacting appearance and health. Call (239) 300-9767 to request an appointment at the office, conveniently located at 1012 Goodlette-Frank Rd, Suite #100. At Kirsch Dermatology, we offer general, cosmetic, and surgical dermatology for children and adults and welcome you to our facility for comprehensive care!

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