For those with acne, dealing with their skin is a daily struggle. If acne goes untreated, permanent scars can form, which are very difficult to treat later. That’s why it’s important to take care of the problem as early as possible.
Keeping the pores clear, by using a good cleanser (preferably one formulated for acne-prone skin, such as Obagi’s Clenziderm Daily Care Cleanser), will help to prevent new acne spots from forming. However, this isn’t always enough. A specific treatment is needed to help clear up the skin.
Tretinoin is an effective treatment for acne. It’s part of a group of compounds called retinoic acids, which are forms of vitamin A. They affect the cells in the skin, causing them to renew themselves more quickly. This decreases the number of new acne spots that form, and also speeds the healing of any that do occur.
Tretinoin is a prescription medication, only available to those with a medical need for it. Dr. Caniglia will examine you and determine whether you need this treatment to get rid of your acne. It’s sometimes also used for wrinkles and other skin issues; again, a prescription will be necessary to get the treatment. Fortunately, with the expertise of Dr. Caniglia, who is a top specialist in cosmetic surgery as well as non-surgical cosmetic treatment, you can get the evaluation and treatment you need for any problem with your skin. Just contact us to schedule an appointment.