Dermatologist near Agoura, CA offers several treatment options for acne and acne scars
Acne can affect a patient at any age Treating acne can sometimes be a game of trial and error, because everyone’s skin is different and doesn’t necessarily respond to the same treatment. When patients in the Agoura, CA area visit the office of Dr. Daphne Panagotacos, they can trust that the condition of their acne will improve considerably under her expertise. Dr. Panagotacos has years of experience diagnosing patients of all different skin types with acne, and she can recommend the best solution.
Overcoming frustration with over-the-counter treatments
By the time we see many patients for acne or acne scars, they are frustrated with the lack of results from over-the-counter remedies. At our office, there are several different options for treating acne, and for some patients we may recommend a combination of these methods.
Depending on the severity of the acne, we may recommend a topical medication. Some of the most common are topical antibiotics, retinoids, and azelaic acid. They are usually prescribed in conjunction with other types of treatments and medications.
There are several different oral medications we can prescribe including antibiotics, isotretinoin, and even birth control pills to treat acne.
This treatment is a form of exfoliation that can improve the tone and texture of the skin while reducing acne breakouts and scars. The small device is moved back and forth along the skin, using tiny crystals to exfoliate and remove dead skin cells.
IPL Photofacial addresses a wide range of skin condition including acne and acne scars. The treatment uses intense pulses of light to target deep into the skin and improve its appearance.
Chemical peels work by removing the upper layer of skin. Chemical peels are often very effective at improving acne.
Call our office today at 805-379-3376.