ACNE

Dr. Hubbell and his team have successfully helped thousands of acne patients over the past 24 years to control and eliminate acne and reduce scarring. Hubbell Dermatology and Aesthetics takes a holistic approach to managing acne, and employs of the latest and greatest treatments both short term and over time. Dr. Hubbell continues to offer the most advanced acne treatments through ongoing research and recommends the most effective pharmaceuticals, medical devices, skin treatments and topicals for maximum results. When necessary, Acne Surgery (medical extractions) can be performed for the relief of comedones (a widened hair follicle filled with skin debris, bacteria, and oil).

Most teenagers will experience acne to some degree, but acne is not restricted to any age group. The cause of acne is multi factorial and includes: genetics, hormones, excess oil production combined with plugged hair follicles and bacteria producing inflammation within the follicle.

Blackheads, whiteheads, pimples, and even deeper lumps (cysts or nodules) can occur on almost any part of the body but is most common on the face, chest and back. Acne can be upsetting, disfiguring and leave mild to severe scarring. We offer a wide range of treatments depending on your specific acne condition. For mild scarring, microneedling can provide improvement. For more severe scarring, Fractional Laser Resurfacing Treatments, C02 Laser Skin Resurfacing or Facial Fillers will provide a dramatic difference in skin appearance. Dr. Hubbell will evaluate each perspective patient and recommend a customized treatment plan that is safe, effective and achieves your desired results.

To schedule your appointment for clearer, acne free skin or solutions to scarring please contact us or call our office at (337) 989-7272.

TREATMENT OPTIONS

The best plan is to prevent, correct and reduce the chances of scarring. Dr. Hubbell will design and acne treatment plan tailored to your skin needs. In addition to pharmaceuticals and topicals, there are product regimens and helpful medical spa treatments for maximum results, such as:
- Daily proper cleaning with one of our physician-grade washes twice per day to remove dead skin cells and excess oil.
- Using a physician-grade light-weight moisturizer that won’t clog your pores to combat dryness from prescriptions.
- Diamond Glow (microdermabrasion) with extractions to gently reduce clogged pores, remove blackheads, bacteria and reduce oil production, inflammation of acne, and dry skin created from prescriptions.
- PhotoDynamic Therapy (PDT) shuts down the sebaceous glands in the skin-a a major part of the acne problem. This is a very safe alternative to strong prescription treatments.
- Chemical Peels can help to unclog those stubborn clogged pores.
- Mineral-based cosmetics contain added ingredients like silica, titanium dioxide, and zinc oxide, which both absorb oil and hide redness without irritating skin and causing pimples.