Nearly 50 million Americans experience acne at some point in their lives, making it the most common skin condition in the United States. At Aesthetix Skin & Surgery in Oakland Park, FL, Igor Chaplik, DO, and Nicole Chaplik, PA, use the latest acne treatments to promote clear skin and prevent new breakouts. Call the location nearest you today or schedule an appointment online to learn more.
Acne is an inflammatory skin condition that causes red bumps. It occurs when your hair follicles become blocked with dead skin cells, bacteria, and an oily substance called sebum. While acne can develop anywhere on your body, it commonly occurs on the face, chest, back, and shoulders.
There are several types of acne, including:
Determining the type of acne you have helps your provider determine the best treatment plan.
Acne is a primarily hormonal condition that largely affects teenagers, but it can continue well into adulthood. Many factors can trigger acne breakouts, including:
Genetics can also increase your risk of acne. If your parents or siblings struggled with acne, you’re more likely to experience breakouts.
Aesthetix Skin & Surgery tailors your treatment to your specific type of acne, genetic makeup, and lifestyle. A comprehensive skin evaluation helps your provider design a treatment plan that addresses your needs and prevents new breakouts.
Popular types of acne treatments include:
A combination approach to treatment may help promote clearer skin and reduce your risk of acne scars.
Call Aesthetix Skin & Surgery today or schedule an appointment online to learn more about acne.