At Associated Skin Care Specialists, we work with adults and children who struggle with acne, acne scars and rosacea. Count on our team of board- certified dermatologists in Eden Prairie, MN, Minneapolis, MN, and the surrounding areas, to provide acne treatments that keep your skin healthy and clear.
Childhood and Teenage Acne
Acne is a skin condition that affects people of all ages, and most commonly arises during childhood and adolescence. This can be a distressing problem that affects self-esteem. At Associated Skin Care Specialists, we have a range of treatment plans to fit every patient's specific type of acne. We recommend early interventions to address acne quickly and effectively.
Acne isn’t just a teenage problem. Thousands of adults experience acne due to hormone changes, stress levels, or medications. A dermatologist at Associated Skin Care Specialists can diagnose the cause behind your acne and recommend the right types of acne treatments.
Acne knows no age, it can affect anyone. Heredity/genetics, hormones, menstruation, emotional stress, medications and a diet high in glycemic load can cause acne or make it worse. Remember, acne cannot be treated overnight, however, scheduling an appointment with your dermatologist as soon as you start to notice the signs of acne will help. Your dermatologist will create a treatment plan for you based on the condition of your skin and other health factors. Schedule an appointment at Associated Skin Care Specialists today to find the right treatment for you.
Isotretinoin for severe acne
Isotretinoin is an oral medication that is used for acne that is unresponsive to topical cleansers, medications or other oral medications such as antibiotics. Most patients experience clear skin after completing a treatment course that may last 4-8 months. If you have severe acne, or have tried and failed other acne treatments in the past, ask our team of board certified dermatologists if Accutane is right for you.
Acne scars are can be very distressing for patients. We offer a wide variety of treatments to improve the appearance of acne scars. In some cases, your dermatologist might recommend laser treatments or filler injections, which can fill in deep impressions in the skin left by acne. If you’re worried about acne scars, schedule a consultation. We can recommend the most effective treatment for your unique skin
Rosacea is a skin condition that can present differently in each patient. Common presentations include facial redness, flushing and acne-like breakouts. We treat rosacea with a variety of topical and oral medications, and include advice on the best skin care regimens for our patients.