Give Your Teenager a Break from Acne

Jones, Tim MD, Blog- Acne. Edmond, OK

If it seems virtually every teenager has some degree of acne trouble, you’re right.

Overall, 85% of US teens are afflicted by this annoying/embarrassing condition.

Teenage acne is more than just a social or psychological problem for teens, it

can also lead to scarring that lasts a lifetime. That’s why Dr. Jones advises his

patients with teenage children to take a proactive approach with acne treatment.

More so than many other cosmetic procedures, acne is very individualized. Each

person has a different reaction to various treatment options, so Dr. Jones’s

experience can really play a role in finding the correct solution.

 

What are Dr. Jones’s acne treatments?

Usually the best treatment for acne involves a combination of approaches with a

long-term outlook. Dr. Jones and his team develop a personalized treatment plan

for each patient taking into account the person’s skin type, gender, age, and the

severity of the acne. These are the treatments used:

  • Antibiotics
  • Accutane®
  • Prescription topical medications
  • Hormone therapy
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Laser treatment
  • Obagi® Skin Care
  • Obagi® Clenziderm M.D.
  • Retin-A

Laser treatments are a new addition to acne management. Dr. Jones now offers

the Harmony® laser for acne treatment.

Don’t let acne ruin your teenager’s self-confidence. Call 405.418.5400 to

schedule your consultation with Dr. Jones.

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