While not harmful, acne can diminish the appearance of your skin or make you feel self-conscious. At his private practice in Grapevine, Texas, board-certified dermatologist James R. Bond, Jr., MD, PA, offers an array of acne treatments to give you the beautiful, clear skin you desire. Call his office to learn more or schedule an appointment online today.
Acne is a common skin condition characterized by visible pimples, whiteheads, or blackheads on your skin. It can make affected skin feel rough, tender, or uncomfortable and cause scarring. If you have acne that bothers you, see Dr. Bond for an evaluation and clearer, beautiful skin.
Acne may cause the following symptoms:
It can appear on your forehead, face, chest, shoulders, upper back, or other areas. When left untreated, acne might lead to unsightly scarring or hyperpigmentation.
Acne is common, as many people experience it from time to time. Risk factors include:
Consuming carbohydrate-rich foods like bagels, chips, or bread, might make acne worse in some people.
Dr. Bond diagnoses acne by examining your skin and asking about your symptoms. He also reviews your medical history and desired results, before tailoring an acne treatment plan based on your skin type and preferences.
Dr. bond may recommend one or more of the following acne treatments:
Keep your skin clean by washing it twice daily, avoiding greasy cosmetic products, protecting your skin from the sun, avoiding friction on the skin, and showering after you sweat.
Taking oral medicines or applying topical medicines is a common acne treatment that helps clear up your skin.
Light-based therapies are also effective, noninvasive ways to reduce acne for some people.
Chemical peels use a chemical solution to remove outermost skin cell layers and treat acne-prone skin.
Dr. Bond can extract pimples, whiteheads, and blackheads to remove their contents to improve the way your skin looks.
Steroid injections into larger acne lesions reduce discomfort and may dramatically improve your skin’s appearance.
Hormone treatments are often effective treatments for women struggling with hormone-induced acne.
To learn more about the acne treatments available at James R. Bond, Jr., MD, PA, call the office or use the online booking tool today.