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.
Exclusively available in the desert at Contour Dermatology, Sublative utilizes bipolar fractional radiofrequency to deliver a smoother, more even skin tone.
Dr. Timothy Jochen, Board Certified Dermatologist with Contour Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery Center talks with Jenifer Daniels of CBS about scars.
Dermabrasion is a common procedure where the skin is sanded down to reduce the appearance of scarring due to acne or surgery.
Nurse Practitioner Xarlyn treats Jackie’s acne scars with our Sublative Laser. This is a RF laser treatment for acne scars that stubbornly stick around.
Leyah Toland joined Contour Dermatology as a receptionist. She answers phone calls, helps patients schedule their appointments with medical providers.
Contour Dermatology has well over a dozen treatments that can help you improve the appearance of a scar. Of course the solution that’ll work best for you depends on your particular type of scarring and its severity.
Lutronic Action II is a highly-controlled laser that is customizable to the desired depth for maximum results and safety.
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.
There are many types of scars and we have many cosmetic solutions to help improve their appearance which may improve your spirits.
Receptionist Erica tells about her battle with acne scars & how she won that battle with the help of Dr. Jochen and Contour Dermatology.
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.
Dr. Jochen along with one of our lovely receptionists Rebecca demonstrate a Dermaroller procedure. Dermaroller is used to treat and eliminate acne scars.