Acne Scars

Top 5 Ways To Treat Back Acne (“Bacne”)

Back acne, also known as “bacne”, can be annoying and, at times, painful. If you are experiencing back break-outs, you are not alone. Back acne is a common problem among teenagers and adults alike. Luckily, there are ways to treat this pesky problem. 1. Exfoliate regularly “Exfoliating is one good way to prevent back acne,” shares Dr. Jennifer Vickers, a Continue reading

Acne: How A Dermatologist Can Help

Everyone has had a few acne breakouts throughout their lifetime. However, in more severe cases acne can become chronic and cause bigger issues for an individual. Sometimes over-the-counter medications and face washes just don’t cut it. “Acne can be embarrassing and painful,” mentions Donna Vial, a certified physician assistant at Sanova Dermatology in Lafayette, Louisiana. It can leave permanent scars Continue reading

4 Ways Omega-3s Benefit The Skin

In homage to National Health & Nutrition Month, we wanted to discuss how what you eat can benefit your skin health! Omega-3 fatty acids have numerous health benefits, ranging from preventing cardiovascular disease to enriching the overall health of your skin. While our body can make most types of fats that it needs, it is unable to make the essential Continue reading

Three Signs Your Acne May Leave a Scar

Growing up, kids hear many well-intended sound bites from their parents that serve as reminders to do their best. “Please brush your teeth.” “Did you comb your hair?” “Wear your mask and bring a spare just in case.” While some lessons are seasonal, others stand the test of time. “Don’t pick at it, or it will scar.” Kids the world Continue reading

New Study Links Dairy, Sugar, & More To Acne Breakouts

New Studies, New Hope According to the American Academy of Dermatology, acne is the most common skin problem in the United States. About 40 to 50 million Americans have acne at a given time.  “And if the teenage years weren’t difficult enough, 90% of adolescents struggle as well,” says Dr. Ted Lain, chief medical office and board-certified dermatologist at Sanova Dermatology Continue reading

Top 4 Cosmetic Options For Men!

There is a common misconception that cosmetic dermatology is reserved just for women, but this is simply not the case at all. In fact, statistics taken from both The American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons and The American Society of Plastic Surgeons show that minimally invasive cosmetic procedures have exponentially increased among male patients year after year. There are so many great Continue reading

7 Ways To Treat Acne Scars

A lot of us have dealt with acne in our youth and depending on the severity of it, we are now left with scars that come in all different forms. “We at Sanova care for your well-being and want to share seven different options for treating specific types of scars,” states Kaitlin Scharmann, aesthetician at Sanova Dermatology in Austin, Texas. Continue reading

3 Things You Need To Know About A Photofacial!

There is no denying that sunshine brings tons of happiness to so many of us, but we also cannot escape the damage which comes from too much sun exposure. “While we know how important it is to wear sunblock and use preventative means such as sunglasses and hats, years and years of sun exposure can bring unpleasant long-term effects to Continue reading

Sublative Skin Resurfacing For Acne Scars & More!

Sublative Skin Resurfacing is a unique procedure that uses radiofrequency to deliver effective yet controlled ablative and non-ablative fractional treatment for acne scarring, fine lines and wrinkles, and better texture and texture of the skin. “This process creates micro-injuries to the surface of the skin. As these areas heal, it promotes cell turnover, healthy collagen, and elastin,” states Amy Bowen, Continue reading

Taking Care Of Your Skin After Laser Scar Reduction

Every good provider will walk you through what to expect before, during, and after any procedure including scar reduction. They will also give you a list of recommended post-treatment steps to make your skin healthy and to reduce any symptoms or risk of complications after a procedure. If you’re considering scar reduction and you want to have as much information Continue reading

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