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Acne

Help for Acne

The most common reason for seeking a dermatology consultation at SkinFitMD in Surrey, BC, is acne. We see more patients for acne-prone skin than any other clinic in the Fraser Valley. There are many treatments to consider—let us help you find the right acne treatment for your skin.

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Acne is a skin condition caused by an over-activity of the glands that secrete oily substances onto the skin. When pores get blocked, this oil is trapped and bacteria begin to grow. If the pore becomes inflamed, a red, swollen pimple appears.

While most commonly seen on the face, there can be issues with acne on the chest, neck, shoulders and back. Blackheads, whiteheads, and cysts are all forms of acne.

There are several options available to help clear acne ranging from medication to chemicl peels to the use of proper skin care products. Often the most successful treatment involves a combination of approaches. SkinfitMD in Surrey also has treatments for acne scars.

  • Chemical Peels
  • Skincare products

To maintain the health of the skin during intensive acne treatments, we can recommend the best products to restore and balance your acne skin. From cleansers and toners, to moisturizers and sunscreens, we will choose products that will not only help your acne, but will revitalize your skin without aggravating it.

  • Prescription medication

There is a wide range of prescription products that are effective acne treatments such as topical retinoids, antibiotics, birth control pills (for women only) and Accutane. These medications often become the foundation of acne treatment and are used in combination with the above treatments to help clear acne.

Dr. Hong of SkinFitMD in Surrey is a highly respected leader in the field of acne therapy. He has been involved in clinical trials developing new acne therapies and lecturing to other physicians on acne treatments. He is well equipped to handle even the most challenging case of acne.
We recognize that that acne comes in different forms, at different times in your life. There isn’t a singular acne treatment that works well for everyone. We will work closely with you to create an individualized treatment plan to help clear your acne once and for all.

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