The first step is to get the acne under control. For moderate to severe acne, I typically recommend Accutane. It’s a proven therapy and only requires a short course, but has long-lasting results.
Dr. Jochen, guest on KPSP Morning News to discuss new skin care products to fight acne. He also talks about what causes acne & why it affects adults and teens.
Sarecycline is an antibiotic approved by the FDA for patients 9 years of age and older. It targets Cutibacterium acnes with an anti-inflammatory formula.
Our Medical Assistant, Lee, demonstrates how to dress an open wound using a “Zinc Wrap”. Zinc plays a major role in regulating every phase of wound healing.
Dermabrasion is a common procedure where the skin is sanded down to reduce the appearance of scarring due to acne or surgery.
Blackheads, annoying dark colored blemishes that show exact GPS location of your oiliest pores. No one likes the look of a dirt town development on their face.
In this video, Timothy Jochen, MD, demonstrates a skin tag removal and then uses Restylane facial filler to improve the appearance of acne scarring. At the end he also demonstrates an acne scar subscission.
With most medical treatments, doctors and their patients must evaluate what we call the risk-benefit equation, and determine if the benefits of treatment outweigh the risks. When it comes to treating a severe form of acne called cystic acne – a condition that causes nodules that turn into painful cysts – the medication Accutane has triggered some controversy about its risks vs. benefits.
Leyah Toland joined Contour Dermatology as a receptionist. She answers phone calls, helps patients schedule their appointments with medical providers.
Dr. Jochen along with one of our lovely receptionists Rebecca demonstrate a Dermaroller procedure. Dermaroller is used to treat and eliminate acne scars.
Receptionist Erica tells about her battle with acne scars & how she won that battle with the help of Dr. Jochen and Contour Dermatology.
Although the link to acne and greasy foods have not be proven accurate there are other foods that can directly…