Treatment for acne and acne scars available with Houston, TX area dermatologist
Many patients in the Houston, TX area associate acne with teenagers. However, acne can be experienced at any age, and adult acne is a common concern for both men and women. Past acne can result in permanent acne scars. Patients seeking treatment for either active acne or acne scars are welcome to contact Dr. W Dermatology to discuss viable options for their skin.
What is acne?
Acne is an inflammatory condition that can result in:
These are often extremely noticeable on the skin and can become very embarrassing for patients who are unable to successfully cover them with cosmetics. They can also cause the skin to look very red and irritated. Patients who have acne are also putting themselves at risk for the development of acne scars, which are permanent imperfections to the texture and tone of the skin caused by previous bouts of active acne. Treatment of acne can reduce the chances of scarring the skin while also addressing the problem at hand.
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What treatment options are available?
Treatments for acne vary from patient to patient, and can sometimes be trial and error. There is no “one size fits all” solution, though patients with acne may benefit from treatments such as:
- Topical prescription creams
- Oral medications
- Chemical peels
- Laser therapies
- Light therapies
When patients have developed acne scars, a common way of addressing them is with dermal fillers. These fill the deep scars and make them far less noticeable. Patients with acne scars that are rolling or bumpy may find resolution with chemical peels, laser therapies, and microneedling. Our doctor can help patients decide which is right for them.
Acne treatment is a phone call away!
Dr. Seymour Weaver of Houston, TX is here to assist patients with acne and acne scar treatment solutions. If you live in the area and are ready to take charge of your skin. contact his practice, Dr. W Dermatology, at 281 771-0494. His office, located at 9432 Katy Freeway, can be found in Suite 450.
When seeking treatment for acne and acne scars, look no further than Dr. Weaver of Houston, TX, who is a phone call away at 281 771-0494.