Are you frustrated with regular acne breakouts? Have you tried every method or treatment to try to keep your skin clear, but nothing seems to give you the results you desire? There are a variety of acne treatment options available, but it can be overwhelming to discover the right choice for you and your skin. Our team at Metro Dermatology can help you determine which is the best method for you and your skin. Discover your options during a consultation with us at one of our offices in Elmhurst, Flushing, and the Bronx, New York and in Fort Lee, New Jersey.
What Is Acne?
Acne is a common skin condition that refers to a variety of types of blemishes. It is often caused by clogged pores, which can be a result of concerns such as oily skin. While it mostly occurs on the face, it can be present on a variety of other areas on the body.
Acne is a very broad term, and it can refer to blemishes such as:
The type of acne treatment you could benefit from will vary based on the acne you are experiencing. A consultation with our team in New York can help you better understand your skin.
How Does Acne Treatment Work?
Just as there are multiple types of acne, there are multiple causes of acne, so there need to be different types of acne treatment. One of the primary causes of acne is a bacteria called P. acnes bacteria.
Laser and light treatments are particularly effective for destroying P. acnes bacteria. Not only does this mean this is a good acne treatment to help clear the skin, but it can help prevent future acne due to the reduction of the bacteria.
One of the benefits of seeing a dermatologist for an acne treatment allows you to possible be prescribed medications for your acne. Antibiotics can also be effective for treating P. acnes bacteria. There are a variety of topical and oral medications for acne, and they are usually recommended in extreme cases.
Am I a Good Candidate?
Each person has unique skin, but there is an acne treatment option out there to help each person! The best treatment method will depend on your skin type as well as your acne time. We recommend a consultation with our team in New York to help you understand your skin and its relationship with acne. A regular series of visits can also help monitor your skin and whether or not the best treatment method was selected. It is important to remember all results will vary for each person, type of acne, and treatment method selected.
Schedule Your Consultation!
Are you interested in learning more about how to help clear your acne? Contact us today at Metro Dermatology and schedule your consultation to discuss your acne treatment options! Our team proudly serves New York and New Jersey with locations in Elmhurst, Flushing, Fort Lee, and the Bronx. We are prepared to help you start your journey to clear skin!