Dermatologists like Dr. Matthew Doppelt see patients all the time who are interested in addressing active acne. Acne is a skin condition that can be difficult to treat, embarrassing, and can affect self-confidence. The team at Southeastern Dermatology believes that with the assistance of a board certified dermatologist, patients will be able to find a treatment option that work best for their condition. We may make a myriad of recommendations based on the type of acne patients are experiencing, and the way their skin responds to certain methods of treatment. For some patients, we may attempt many solutions before finding the right one for their skin, as skin conditions such as acne are unique to each individual.
Dr. Matthew Doppelt is a board certified dermatologist who has some of the best acne treatment solutions for patients in and around the community of Knoxville. Some solutions for acne may include trying:
Most patients who have acne have already tried the over-the-counter medications that are available in their local drugstores and have been unhappy with the results. We provide prescription-strength topical medications such as retinoids and azelaic acid. Some patients may benefit from antibiotics direct to the skin.
Reducing acne can even be done from the “inside out.” This may be achieved with oral medications such as isotretinoin, antibiotics, and even birth control.
Using a special combination of ingredients on the skin, Dr. Matthew Doppelt may be able to stimulate skin cell turnover, which not only improves texture and appearance of the skin, but can greatly improve active acne.
A special device using crystals to buff the skin is used in microdermabrasion. It can provide dramatic improvement in the way the skin feels and looks. Patients with acne may also enjoy the application of special serums during the procedure that can treat troublesome conditions.
Using special light therapies, patients can also combat unwanted acne while also enhancing their skin’s texture and tone. Patients may be dealing with other skin concerns such as sun damage, fine lines, and wrinkles and can use photo rejuvenation to treat it all in just a few sessions.