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Topical Acne Treatment

The right acne treatment or combination of treatments is chosen based on a variety of factors, including the type and severity of the acne, as well as the face or body area and characteristics of the skin affected by acne.  Teenagers with acne are treated with different prescriptions that adults with acne.


For teenage acne:

  • Retinoids (Differin/Epiduo, Tazarac and Retin-A)

  • Topical antibiotics (clindamycin, Duac, Benzaclin, Onexton, and erythromycin)

  • Salicylic acid, benzoyl peroxide and sulfur washes

For adult acne:

  • Soolantra

  • Finacea

  • metronidazole

  • Mirvaso

  • Rhofade


Would you like to learn more about Acne Treatment?  Call us to schedule a consultation at Clovis Dermatology.

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Topical Medications

There are different types of acne

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Oral Medications

Causes include diet, stress, and hormones

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TCA chemical peels

Red Light Therapy with Ameluz
Steroid Injections

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Types of Acne

There are different types of acne

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Causes of Acne

Causes include diet, stress, and hormones

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Acne Scarring-Chemical Peels

Decrease scarring

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