Acne is a chronic, inflammatory skin condition that causes spots and pimples, especially on the face, shoulders, back, neck, chest, and upper arms. At Make You Well, our providers are specifically trained in dermatology and skin care, so that they may treat acne with precision and great success.

Whiteheads, blackheads, pimples, and cysts are all types of acne. Acne is the most common skin condition in the united states and it affects nearly fifty million Americans yearly. Acne commonly occurs durning puberty when the sebaceous glands activate, but it can occur at any age. Acne is not necessarily dangerous, but it can leave scars, and leave patients with a feeling of insecurity.

Many of the patients at Make You Well in Torrance, CA are on medications to treat acne, and the best way to prevent scars from acne is to speak with one of our providers and create a treatment plan.

Aside from prescription medications, the providers at Make You Well can create a custom skin care regimen that includes particular medical grade skin care products that will leave your skin feeling radiant and flawless. Here, we use products made by Skin Better and SkinCeuticals. We often recommend customized facials and Hydrafacial regimens.

If you feel self conscious about your skin and are feeling the effects of acne, schedule an appointment today to speak with a provider at Make You Well to get your skin on the right path.



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Acne is a common skin condition that affects people of all ages. It is caused by a buildup of oil and dead skin cells in the hair follicles. This buildup can lead to inflammation and pimples.

There are many different types of acne, including:

  • Comedones: These are the most common type of acne. They are small bumps that can be whiteheads or blackheads.
  • Papules: These are small, red bumps that may be painful.
  • Pustules: These are larger, red bumps that contain pus.
  • Nodules: These are large, deep bumps that can be painful.
  • Cysts: These are the most serious type of acne. They are large, painful bumps that can leave scars.

There are a number of different ways to treat acne, including:

  • Over-the-counter medications: There are a number of over-the-counter medications that can help treat acne. These medications usually contain benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid.
  • Prescription medications: If over-the-counter medications are not effective, your doctor may prescribe stronger medications. These medications may include antibiotics, retinoids, or azelaic acid.
  • Home remedies: There are a number of home remedies that can help treat acne. These remedies include washing your face twice a day with a gentle cleanser, using a toner, and exfoliating your skin.
  • Lifestyle changes: There are a number of lifestyle changes that can help prevent acne. These changes include not smoking, not picking at your skin, and using oil-free cosmetics.

If you have acne, it is important to see a doctor to get a diagnosis and treatment plan. The sooner you treat acne, the less likely it is to leave scars.

Here are some additional tips for treating acne:

  • Wash your face twice a day with a gentle cleanser. This will help to remove excess oil and dirt from your skin.
  • Use a toner after washing your face. This will help to remove any remaining oil and dirt from your skin.
  • Exfoliate your skin once or twice a week. This will help to remove dead skin cells from your skin.
  • Use oil-free cosmetics. This will help to prevent acne from forming.
  • Avoid touching your face throughout the day. This will help to prevent bacteria from spreading to your skin.
  • Get enough sleep. This will help your body to heal and prevent acne.
  • Eat a healthy diet. This will help to keep your skin healthy.

If you have any questions or concerns about acne, be sure to talk to your doctor.