Category Archives: Acne

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4 Signs You May Need Professional Acne Treatment

Acne is a common and frustrating problem that people of all ages face. Spots and pimples are usually only temporary, but sometimes skin problems escalate into something more. Large, painful bumps that don’t respond to treatment can impact your physical and mental well-being.  Have you been struggling to get your acne cleared up? Here are …

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How to prevent 'maskne' breakouts

How You Can Prevent ‘Maskne’ Breakouts

With COVID-19 cases persisting, face masks will likely remain a part of our daily routines for the foreseeable future. This is good for public health, but some people—especially those who wear masks throughout much of the day—are experiencing acne flare-ups. "Maskne" is the nickname given to this very real side effect of a mask rubbing …

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What are the Best Acne Treatment Options?

What is the best acne treatment? This is a question we hear regularly at DermSurgery Associates. It’s a common question with a wide variety of answers. Your skin is just as unique as you are, and the type of acne you experience will dictate the right answer for you. Only your dermatologist can really determine …

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Quick! Treat Summer Acne Fast at DermSurgery Associates

Summer acne can be a huge problem for both teens and adults. We’re out in the sun, where we sweat more. The summer heat causes our skin to generate more oil. Pores get clogged with sebum. And bacteria proliferate! It’s an ugly cycle - yuck. The heat and humidity are simply inescapable in Houston, Texas. …

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3 Basic Tips for Treating Acne

Treating acne can be a frustrating experience. Acne is a chronic (long-term) inflammatory condition of pores (pilosebaceous unit). While most people have acne during their teens, some can progress to later in life or even start in adulthood! Dr. Riahi has 3 basic tips for keeping your skin acne free 1. Less is more! Over …

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Ease Back-to-School Acne Worries at DermSurgery Associates

Going back to school is exciting on so many levels: reuniting with old friends, making new ones, starting brand new classes and embarking on a new adventure with the ups and downs. Exciting, but also stressful. Few things are worse for a teenager than going back to school feeling self-conscious about acne. It doesn’t have …

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Back-to-School, Skin-Care Upgrade for Mom!

With all the items on your to-do list, back-to-school time can be really stressful. New clothes reflecting the all latest trends, school supplies in all the right colors, reliable transportation, after-school care... the list goes on. When the stars have aligned, and the kids are finally out the door, you deserve a reward! How about …

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Fix Teen Acne Problems Now With Vbeam Laser Therapy

Young people returning to school after the summer have a gazillion things to think about. For many, one of those things is facing another year with an ongoing acne problem. Whether it's active acne or scarring from previous bouts, nobody likes showing up for school with unsightly facial blemishes. Now, they don't have to. With …

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