Acne is a very common skin condition characterized by the presence of comedones (blackhead and whiteheads) as well pustules (pus-filled spots). Although it usually starts during puberty, acne in can start in children as well as adults. Acne ranges from a few spots on the face, neck, back and chest to a more severe problem that is painful, embarrassing and can result in permanent scarring of skin.
At skin care west, our physicians will recommend the best individualized regimen for your acne which may include topical treatments and pills. Isotretinoin (commonly referred to as “Accutane”) will be offered when indicated.
Rosacea is a common skin condition usually occurring on the face. It is a chronic condition which if treated appropriately, can be substantially improved. It is characterized by persistently red areas, small bumps, and pustules on areas of the face such as the nose, cheeks, forehead and chin. Sometimes the eyes are affected as well.
Our doctors will offer individualized treatment plans for your rosacea.
A referral letter describing your skin problem from a physician or a Nurse Practitioner is required for you to be seen by one of our physicians