ACNE Therapies | Defined by Dermatologist



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deal with pimples, what to do earlier than seeing a dermatologist?
 
Zits is part of life; nonetheless, most sufferers would develop out of this situation of their early 20s.  When you have persistent pimples, you might must see your dermatologist for remedy.  Listed here are some useful hints to attempt earlier than seeing a dermatologist.
 
1.  Cleanses.  Use a cleanser that’s acceptable on your pores and skin kind.  When you’ve got dry delicate pores and skin with pimples and blackheads, think about using a easy cleanser similar to Cetaphil.  When you can tolerate exfoliants, attempt salicylic acid 2% in a cleanser.  Moreover, vitamin A merchandise might help.  Different topicals to contemplate embrace alpha hydroxy acids.
 
Product suggestions embrace
1.  Cetaphil cleanser.
2.  Neutrogena scrub salicylic acid 2%.
3.  Vitamin A merchandise together with the atypical, Environ and Facet Dr.
 
2.  Make-up.  It will be important that you simply let your pores and skin breathe for a minimum of 18 hours of the day.  Ideally, should you can go with out make-up for one to 2 days particularly over the weekends, this may assist your pores and skin breathe and unclog pores.  As all the time in case you are selecting a make-up, search for the phrases non-comedogenic.  Moreover, make-up similar to mineral make-up needs to be used as a substitute of oil-based foundations.
 
3.  Weight loss program and dietary supplements.  It’s well-known that food regimen can modulate pimples.  As a information, keep on with meals which have a low glycaemic index.  Select unrefined meals over refined meals.  Attempt to eradicate sugars and likewise dairy.  There are quite a few dietary supplements which have been reported to assist with pimples; nonetheless, essentially the most constant and recognised is that of zinc.  Yow will discover zinc sulfate at your well being meals store.  Strive a double dose of zinc each day coupled with an acne-free food regimen and it is best to see some response within the majority of sufferers.
 
4.  Microdermabrasion.  Microdermabrasion will work for sure types of pimples together with blackheads, whiteheads and pores and skin congestion.  Microdermabrasion won’t work properly for some types of pimples together with cystic pimples in addition to grownup feminine jawline hormonal pimples.  I personally choose hydrafacial as it is a mild exfoliator which may be customised to the affected person.  Hydrafacial can have a profound impact on congested pores and skin because it removes useless pores and skin cells and likewise can infuse the pores and skin with varied actives if wanted.
 
5.  Mild remedy.  Have you ever ever observed that pimples improves if you go to the seashore?  It’s because gentle prompts chemical compounds that are secreted by bacteria-causing pimples.  This in flip causes a chemical response which cures the micro organism.  The wavelengths of sunshine which assist kill micro organism embrace blue gentle at round 430 nm in addition to purple gentle at round 620 nm to 630 nm.  Smart daylight in sufferers with kind Three pores and skin might help lower bacterial counts; nonetheless, a extra exact methodology is to make use of medically prescribed wavelengths.  I choose the usage of Healite or Omnilux blue.  Ideally, when one sees a dermatologist, we like to mix gentle with prescribed topical vitamin A.
 
If the above doesn’t work assist, seek the advice of a medical derrmatologist as quickly as potential.  Early remedy of pimples will assist cut back or stop pimples scars.

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Dr Davin S. Lim
Laser and Procedural Dermatologist
Brisbane. Australia
Cutis Clinic

BONUS: When to contemplate seeing a dermatologist for pimples remedy?

1. IF your pimples is scarring
2. IF OTC remedies don’t work
3. IF you could have cystic pimples

Disclaimer: I’m a procedural and laser dermatologist and therefore I DO NOT handle pimples medically. I do nonetheless work with colleagues who’re MEDICAL dermatologists and can take
the initiative to refer you accordingly if I deem that medical remedy is in your greatest curiosity.

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38 thoughts on “ACNE Therapies | Defined by Dermatologist

  • September 24, 2019 at 4:33 pm
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    Salicylic acid doesn’t work. Cetaphil cleansers have sodium lauryl sulfate which are in crappy cheap shampoos and is proven to leave a pore clogging film behind. Benzoyl Peroxide works for a while but seems to stop working after awhile. Retinol is one that actually works.

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  • September 24, 2019 at 4:33 pm
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    Diet has no affect on acne. I've had good skin during times when my diet was horrible,and bad skin during a great diet.

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  • September 24, 2019 at 4:33 pm
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    Never had skin issue before, but I tried to eat spicy Korean ramen and I had the worse reaction on my skin. Now it's been a month since I have acne on my chick. I saw Retinol was a remedy option so I've got the Retinol 1% in Squalene, by ordinary, but it didn't work. In fact, it made the acne go bigger. So I stopped. I've been using the tea tree oil and the puffiness went down, but I still have them. Dunno what to do

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  • September 24, 2019 at 4:33 pm
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    Hi dr i m new subscriber i realy like ur videos thnks 4 such a needed info dr plz tell can a nursing mom apply benzoyl peroxide.

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  • September 24, 2019 at 4:33 pm
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    Aye pimplin! (Snl reference) I use plain hydrogen peroxide in the brown bottle. It works better than anything I've ever used. I wish I'd known about this when I was a teenager. Cutting out wheat and sugar works for me too.

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  • September 24, 2019 at 4:33 pm
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    While searching for acne treatment ,i ended up here.I wish i found Dr Davin before…Im 32 yrs old from Philippines and i stil have acne ..been using diff products for my face and it didnt help,until i decided to go to dermatologist so yeah she prescribed Tetracycline 2 capsules morning and evening,so in a day i took 2000 mg of tetracycline,benzoyl peroxide & glycolic acid and hydroquinone for acne marks.So i had to comeback every other two weeks and it took me 3 months to see the result..But You just have to be patient and trust yourself and look for a bright side because having acne all over your face is so depressing.So guys if you really wanted to get rid of that stubborn acne/pimples just go to a licensed dermatologist because they know whats best for you and they will help you.And also you have to help yourself too ,eat more fruits and vegetable avoid sweets and sofdrinks ,junkfoods !

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  • September 24, 2019 at 4:33 pm
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    Dr. Davin Lim
    ,

    I'd like to ask what is the step by step of this products.

    First is the cleanser (Stella Oil Free Cleanser or Neutrogena), What is the second and last.

    If it's okay.

    Thanks

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  • September 24, 2019 at 4:33 pm
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    Dairy doesnt make my acne worse like a lot of people say. I think sugar is a huge culprit in me and a lot of others. Processed foods are inflammatory and arent helping internally. Remember to wash your face after eating greasy food as well, so it doesn't clog pores.

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  • September 24, 2019 at 4:33 pm
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    Hi dr. Davin,

    Whats your advise to speed up recovery from tca cross? Its been 20days now since I had it and its still red but doesnt look fresh.

    Thanks

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  • September 24, 2019 at 4:33 pm
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    I was told by a nurse at a skin clinic that my rolling scars were too wide and subcision would cause me more scaring. From what i have seen a learned through countless videos on the subject… I didnt think she knew exactly what she was talking about.

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  • September 24, 2019 at 4:33 pm
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    Guys I would love to go to this doctor but I'm in Italy and I have no money to pay the costs. Please, I would like to treat my acne scars, who can help me ?? !! I'm sick, going to him and taking care of myself would change my life, excuse me. Contact fro help me: pcrs@outlook.it

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  • September 24, 2019 at 4:33 pm
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    The Neutrogena Visibly Clear Light Therapy Acne Mask was recalled by Johnson and Johnson recently. They claim there are new studies questioning the efficacy and safety of blue light on acne management, on top of not being safe for a small population of people (causing blindness etc).  What's your opinion on this?

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  • September 24, 2019 at 4:33 pm
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    Doctor please help me!
    Which laser hair removal machine is best? Please let me know. I want to buy one but since I look upto you for every skin issues I need your suggestion

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  • September 24, 2019 at 4:33 pm
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    Hi I have extremely oily skin and I'm getting acne what kind of wash,toner and moisturizer would you recommend

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  • September 24, 2019 at 4:33 pm
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    Dermatologist always talk about salicylic acid but never mention that in order for it to be effective it needs a certain ph level and most OTC is out of the effective range

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  • September 24, 2019 at 4:33 pm
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    What about BB cream? Does that count as ‘makeup’ that we shouldn’t be using everyday?

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  • September 24, 2019 at 4:33 pm
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    Hi doctor I have a oily skin and I have acne,dark spots,spots,and open porse plz tell me something for removing thes and tell me plz one of the best night cream and dally cream or some serum for my skin

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  • September 24, 2019 at 4:33 pm
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    I was about to go to a dermatologist, but researched and ultimately decided to simplify my skincare routine. It’s been about 3 months and my acne is gone besides the hormonal pimples I get from my period, but I don’t worry about those. Cerave cleanser, their moisturizer and benzoyl peroxide have been a life saver. I’m now introducing aha/bha’s, niacinamide, and vitamin c to help with the hyperpigmentation I’m left with.

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  • September 24, 2019 at 4:33 pm
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    Don’t wash your face! That’s the biggest mistake! I have used oils to clean and moisture my face for half a year and I haven’t seen pimples since then, one or two max sometimes. I never wash my face not even with the most gentle one. Try it! You won’t regret it! I do put my medication once a day at night. Nothing else.

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