Acne Treatment for Teens in Fairfield, CT

Acne treatment isn’t always just about finding the right treatment to keep your skin clear. There are several factors involved that we can help you explore, learn, and treat your acne. Because there are many different factors, and treatments involved, finding the right treatment for you can be as confusing and frustrating as dealing with acne itself. We’re here to help. Read through some of the most frequently asked questions about acne treatment.

What’s the difference between acne and pimples?

There is no difference between acne and pimples. Acne, once diagnosed, can be a long-term condition, whereas a single pimple or occasional breakout is less recurring.

What causes acne?

The skin condition known as acne can affect you at any age. It happens when your skin’s pores are clogged with oil and dead skin cells. It is found most commonly on your face, chest, neck, back, and shoulders. These are areas with the largest number of oil glands in your skin.

Is acne inherited?

While this is not a deciding factor for acne, it can play a role if you get acne. Your environment all impact acne conditions. While you cannot change, you can speak with us to manage your pitressin and environment.

Do you treat all types of acne?

There are many different types of acne that we treat. We’ll accurately identify your causes and type of acne and development a treatment plan that works for you.

What kind of treatment works for acne scars?

There are many different treatment plans for acne scars. We’ll help you determine which is right for you. Different treatment options include laser treatment, chemical peels, fillers, HydraFacial, Halo, Morpheus8, and more.

What is HydraFacial acne treatment?

HydraFacial gives a clearer and smoother complexion in a noninvasive procedure. It uses a patented Vortex technology to clear pores and diminish hyperpigmentation and scarring. It is usually completed in four treatments, taking only 30 minutes per appointment, and requires no downtime or recovery time. Most patients can come in during a lunch break and then comfortably resume the rest of their day after their appointment.

Is acne treatment permanent?

Unfortunately, there is no cure for acne. It can be treated with specific applications, lifestyle changes, and other treatments. Most people stop experiencing their severe acne as they get older. But until then, the best course of action is to see a skin specialist who can adapt a treatment plan that works for you.

Will I need to continue having treatment?

Long-term acne requires continual treatment to manage flare-ups. Many patients try different treatments to find the most optimal application that works for them. Most patients undergo a strict acne treatment plan to get started and then taper off with alternative treatments.

What foods should I avoid that can cause acne?

Sugary, processed foods with high glycemic levels can cause flare-ups. When you eat foods high in sugar, your blood sugar rises, causing your insulin levels to spike as well. This contributes to clogged pores and oily skin, resulting in acne.

Why is it bad to pop pimples?

While it’s always tempting to pop pimples, when you do, you add bacteria into an open wound, causing your skin to be more at risk and creating a more ideal situation for acne to develop. Plus, popping pimples leads to scarring.

Does stress cause acne?

While it’s not a cause of acne, it can contribute to acne development. Teens and pre-teens are under a large amount of stress as their pitressin develop while they go through school and other activities. Rising stress levels can trigger breakouts, making acne issues worse. Coffee, energy drinks, and other highly caffeinated beverages can also contribute to high-stress levels.

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  • Flexible Appointment Times
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