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.
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.
Did you know that there’s an easy way to prevent most of your skin care woes! Yup just one thing…
Leyah Toland joined Contour Dermatology as a receptionist. She answers phone calls, helps patients schedule their appointments with medical providers.
Pigmentation after an acne lesion is common in darker skin types; and is often confused as a “scar”. Hyperpigmentation does not have texture, it only has discoloration.
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.
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.
Perfect package for a little extra help to reduce unwanted pimples. Little or no downtime required for the procedures and can be done every two to four weeks.
We all have scars. Some are just more visible than others. Sometimes visible scars can create wounds inside as they affect a person’s image of themselves.
Receptionist Erica tells about her battle with acne scars & how she won that battle with the help of Dr. Jochen and Contour Dermatology.
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.