Adult Acne Specialist Rio Grande City TX

When it comes to pimples, people tend to think that dirty, oily skin is the main instigator, so the first instinct is to scrub those big, ugly whiteheads with abrasive cleansers and daub on harsh chemicals such as the benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acid found in many over'the-counter acne remedies. Big mistake.

Francisco J. Guerra-Garza, MD
(956) 487-0366
302 South Avasolo St.
Rio Grande City, TX
 
Rodgers Dermatology
(469) 384-7291
3880 Parkwood Blvd
Frisco, TX
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Hours
Monday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Acne Treatment, Age Spot Reduction, Allergic Skin Reaction, Anti-aging Facial Treatments, Chemical Peels, Cyst Removal , Dermatitis, Dermatology, Ear Lobe Repair, Eczema treatments, Facial Rejuvenation, Laser Hair Removal, Laser Skin Resurfacing, Lip Augmentation, Mole Removal, Non-Surgical Face Lift, Pediatric Dermatology, Psoriasis, Scar Revision, Skin Cancer Surgery, Sun Damage Repair, Vein Therapy, Wart Treatment, Wrinkle Reduction

Stephanie Schaefer, MD
(210) 292-5350
2200 Bergquist Dr
Lackland A F B, TX
Specialties
Dermatology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Keith Wisniewski, MD
3601 4th St
Lubbock, TX
Specialties
Dermatology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Dermatology Laser Center of Fort Worth
(817) 377-1243
4201 Camp Bowie Blvd
Fort Worth, TX
 
Metroplex Dermatology
(817) 440-7003
300 W Arbrook Blvd STE D
Arlington, TX
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Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Acne Treatment, Age Spot Reduction, Allergic Skin Reaction, Anti-aging Facial Treatments, Birthmarks, Chemical Peels, Cyst Removal , Dermatitis, Dermatology, Eczema treatments, Endovenous Laser Therapy, Facial Rejuvenation, Hair Restoration, Laser Hair Removal, Laser Skin Resurfacing, Lip Augmentation, Mohs Surgery, Mole Removal, Pediatric Dermatology, Phototherapy, Psoriasis, Scar Revision, Skin Cancer Surgery, Sun Damage Repair, Vein Therapy, Vitiligo Treatment, Wart Treatment, Wrinkle Reducti

Charles Samuel Stevens
(210) 342-6488
1122 Austin Hwy
San Antonio, TX
Specialty
Dermatology

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Travis Lynn Warthan, MD
(936) 564-6107
4730 NE Stallings Dr
Nacogdoches, TX
Specialties
Dermatology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston, Galveston Tx 77550
Graduation Year: 1971

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Beleza Medspa
(512) 452-0185
1609 W Koenig Ln
Austin, TX
 
John F Kaiser, MD
(512) 459-4869
8240 N Mo Pac Expy
Austin, TX
Specialties
Dermatology, Aerospace Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston, Galveston Tx 77550
Graduation Year: 1985

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Adult Acne

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By Trisha Gura

Once puberty had come and gone, I thought my pimples had followed my prom dress into the back closet. But the joke was on me. At 31, days after giving birth, my face began breaking out in a freak show that could rival any teenager’s.

Apparently, adults get acne too. In the October 1999 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), researchers reported that 54 percent of women and 40 percent of men surveyed had facial acne and they didn’t see it diminish until they turned, on average, 44.

What’s more, adults don’t suffer those zits in silence—they demand treatment advice. An online survey conducted in February 2008 by Harris International found that two-thirds of dermatologists reported that they currently see more adult acne patients than they did a year ago and the mature set now represents nearly half of their acne caseload.

Why so many pimples in the over-30 mix? The answer involves a complex jumble of hormonal, dietary, and environmental triggers that blend into a recipe for breakouts at any age.

Harsh treatments debunked
When it comes to pimples, people tend to think that dirty, oily skin is the main instigator, so the first instinct is to scrub those big, ugly whiteheads with abrasive cleansers and daub on harsh chemicals such as the benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acid found in many over-the-counter acne remedies. Big mistake.

“Certain soaps contain surfactants, which strip away the ‘good oils’ along with the ‘bad,’” says herbalist and aromatherapist Barbara Close, president and founder of Naturopathica.

Harsh cleansing devitalizes skin—and it backfires. The skin struggles to rebalance the outer lipid layer by pumping out more oil to make up for the loss. That means more breakouts. And more acne lasting later in life.

Add up the damage over time, and you get premature aging. “I have so many patients tell me, ‘I cannot believe I am dealing with acne and wrinkles at the same time,’ ” says Richard Fried, MD, PhD, author of Healing Adult Acne (New Harbinger, 2005). The psychological effects can be so devastating, he notes, that 34 percent of acne sufferers sink into depression (see “Beyond Vanity: Acne Dysmorphia” below).

Perhaps a few lessons in how acne works will help you avoid this scenario and give you gentler, more holistic ways to counter future outbreaks.

Acne 101: Clogged Pores
Deep in the pores of the skin lie special cells that divide constantly to replace dead cells sloughed off by daily washing and environmental factors such as wind. If the cells reproduce too often or become too “sticky,” they clump together and plug the pore (also called a follicle). Whiteheads are clogged pores sealed off from the air. Blackheads are clumped cells exposed to oxygen.

Many factors control cell reproduction and stickiness: diet, genetics, hormones, and even stress. You can’t change your genes, but you can manage “misbehaving cells,” says Fried.

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Author: Trisha Gura

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