How to Treat Your Adult Acne
Do you struggle with constant breakouts? Many adults, who thought they were leaving their acne behind with high school, suffer from adult acne. If you feel like you have tried everything and are fed up with your skin, try asking your dermatologist about the following acne treatments.
Learn how to successfully treat your adult acne and get the help you need for clear and beautiful skin.
Frustrated with Breakouts? Treat Your Adult Acne
Acne is the most common skin disorder in the world, effecting both men & women of all races & ages, and it can often have a deep emotional & psychological effect on people. For most people acne clears up after adolescence, and many have no noticeable scars. For others, acne can last well into their 30s, 40s and beyond. Adult Acne can be treated successfully if you deal with two basic conditions ideas.
First, you need an individualized program to minimize the major cause of acne- plugged oil-gland openings. Many prescribed medications effectively control this problem- e.g. Retin-A, Azelex, Differin or Tazorac.
Second, you need to prevent the overgrowth of bacteria in the plugged oil glands. You can do this with antibacterial lotions, gels, creams or oral antibiotics.
In severe cases the use of a medication, Accutane, may be prescribed. This medication is a Vitamin A derivative and works well, however needs to be monitored closely because of occasional side effects which your doctor should discuss with you.
Acleara is a new breakthrough in acne treatment technology. Using broad band light and suction, Acleara is virtually painless, can take as little as 10 minutes and has immediate results. Acleara is an alternative for you if:
You have acne
Your skin is oily and/or you have large pores
Over-the-counter acne medications just don’t seem to work
You choose to avoid systemic treatments for acne such as oral antibiotics
Your acne does not respond to antibiotics
You want to avoid the side effects associated with prescription medication
Previous acne laser treatments have been too painful and not very effective
Treat your adult acne by scheduling an appointment with your dermatologist to see if any of these treatments are right for you!