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Give Yourself the Gift of Acne Treatment

Teen girl with problem skin applying treatment creamPatients of the South Miami, FL area and beyond who are struggling with conditions such as acne know how it impacts the health and appearance of their skin—and their own self-esteem. At the Skin Center of South Miami, we find that patients who visit us for acne treatment are able to get their flareups under control and restore their skin’s health and beauty. This December, it’s time to treat yourself with care and attention from our dermatological staff.

What is acne?

Acne is a skin condition that causes patients to experience break-outs. These break-outs may leave behind redness, pimples, and even nodules on the skin that can be painful and inflamed. By getting a proper diagnosis of acne and working with a professional to determine the type of acne, patients can then discuss the best treatment options for their unique skin situation.

How is acne treated?

There are a variety of ways in which patients can treat and prevent acne. What works for one patient might not work for another. This is why it is so important to get a proper diagnosis of the type of acne and work with an experienced provider, especially when acne is severe. Below are just a few of the treatment options that might be suggested by our team of professionals at the Skin Center of South Miami:

  • Over-the-counter products – many of our patients with mild acne are able to control their condition with OTC creams and topics. Many of these are formulated with salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide.
  • Oral prescription medications – for patients with hormonal acne, the use of birth control and other hormone medications can help. Other patients might benefit from antibiotics or stronger acne medications such as Isotretinoin.
  • Light and laser treatments – light and laser-based therapies are also beneficial in addressing both inflammatory and non-inflammatory cases of acne. Many of these treat the bacterial infection on the surface of the skin.
  • Chemical peels – chemical peels can improve acne and keep the skin healthy and beautiful, providing several benefits for patients who choose to move forward with this particular treatment.

Call the Skin Center of South Miami today

If you live in or around the community of South Miami, FL and are ready to work with a professional to treat your acne, now is the time to connect with our staff to make an appointment. We are conveniently located at 7800 SW 57th Avenue, Suite #110 and accept new and returning patients who call for appointments at (305) 740-6181.


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