When and Why You Should See A Dermatologist for Acne

Some people experience the occasional breakout that they spot treat or ignore. Many others deal with a constant struggle to keep their skin clear of acne. This latter group can find some salvation in over-the-counter products, but many consider getting help from a dermatologist. Below we explain when one should make the jump to seeing a derm, as well as why one should.

<image> When and Why You Should See A Dermatologist For Acne

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Dermabrasion for Acne

What is dermabrasion?

Dermabrasion is a skin resurfacing procedure that uses a wire brush or diamond wheel to remove layers of skin, causing new healthy skin to grow back with a more even appearance in color and texture. Commonly used to treat acne scars, the treatment is most often performed in a doctor’s office or on an outpatient basis. Read on to learn all about about dermabrasion.

*image of dermabrasion for acne

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