Though there are many effective over-the-counter products for acne, no single cream or lotion works for all. Whether your acne is mild or severe, the experienced team at Thomas Dermatology, with two locations in Las Vegas and one in Henderson, Nevada, as well as offices in Bullhead City, Kingman, and Lake Havasu City, Arizona, can help. They offer in-office treatments, prescription medications, and skin care products to help clear up acne. They also provide treatments for acne scars. Call the location most convenient to you or book an appointment online today.
Acne is a skin condition that occurs from the overproduction of oil, or sebum, by the sebaceous glands. The excess oil accumulates in your hair follicle, trapping dead skin cells and debris, creating a clogged pore and the perfect environment for bacterial growth.
Your clogged pore may turn into a:
Acne affects people of all ages but is more common in teenagers. For some people, acne lasts years. And when your blemishes clear, you may be left with acne scars.
If you dislike how your acne affects the look of your skin, the team at Thomas Dermatology can help.
Like acne, not all acne scars are the same. Some acne scars are depressed or pitted, while others are raised and discolored. Treatment for your acne scars depends on the scar type and location, as well as the health of your skin.
At Thomas Dermatology, the team may recommend chemical peels or Blu-U blue light therapy to reduce the appearance of acne scars. The practice also uses the innovative PicoSure® laser to treat acne scars. Dermal fillers may also help mask their appearance.
Call Thomas Dermatology or schedule your acne consultation online today.