Acne is the most common skin condition affecting up to 50 million Americans every year, according to the American Academy of Dermatology. Many people become conscious about the appearance of their acne, causing it to become more than just a cosmetic problem. At Northpoint Aesthetics, Dr. Jillian Ciocchetti and her medical team provide an array of acne treatment methods to help patients love their skin and gain their confidence back. Call or book online to learn about acne treatments and visit the Northglenn, Colorado or Westminster, Colorado office.
Your skin has pores and tiny openings for hair follicles. Excess bacteria can block the openings of the hair follicles and begin to grow.
If the hair follicle wall breaks, the bacteria can even leak into nearby tissues and form a pustule, or inflammatory acne, which can become infected. Many people, including adults, can experience acne, but it’s more common in adolescents going through hormonal changes during growth.
Acne typically occurs on the face, but it can also appear on the:
Acne can be painful, unhygienic, and embarrassing for some people. While the cause isn’t precisely known, hormones and other lifestyle factors, such as diet and medications, are said to play a part in exacerbating or causing this common skin problem.
Many acne treatment methods are often used in conjunction to achieve optimal outcomes. Possible therapies include:
These are typically retinoids that work by unblocking pore
Oral antibiotics are sometimes used as an acne treatment to assist in fighting bacteria.
Laser technology treats both acne and acne scarring.
Great skin is within your reach with the Northpoint Aesthetic Clear Skin School program. For just one price and a three-month period, the program involves:
Dr. Ciocchetti provides consultative, comprehensive care based on one simple price. It’s customized, easy to understand, and a popular choice if you’re looking for a more personal, in-depth, affordable acne treatment plan.
The Clear Skin School at Northpoint Aesthetics is a one-of-a-kind comprehensive education and treatment program that starts with a personal product consultation to pinpoint if there are products you’re using that could be harming your face. You are asked to bring all of your make-up and skin creams to your first appointment.
Over the next six visits, education on skin care and technology will be used to combat your acne, including facials, chemical peels, laser genesis, extractions, and more. Call or book online to visit the Northpoint Aesthetics team and ask about the beneficial Clear Skin School program.