How Can a Dermatologist Help My Acne

If you’re living with embarrassing and uncomfortable acne, Dr. Naga Meduri at Modern Dermatology Atlanta, your dermatologist in Woodstock, GA serving Canton and Acworth, is committed to helping you find relief.

Addressing and Managing Acne

Acne is a condition that is believed to be a teenage issue, but many adults suffer from it, as well. And regardless of age, acne can be embarrassing – and often uncomfortable or painful. And without treatment, it can lead to scars and permanent spots. 

One of the challenges with treating acne at home is that it can be caused by a wide range of factors. Some of these include: 

  • Hormonal changes
  • Stress
  • Environmental factors 
  • Dehydration 
  • Excessive sweating 
  • Smoking or alcohol intake 
  • Poor diet, such as too many refined sugars and excessive junk food 

Without understanding what is causing your acne, it can be difficult or impossible to find the best treatment. And, in many cases, acne sufferers do not receive the desired results from at-home remedies, as they do not target the root cause.

How a Dermatologist Can Help

Dermatologists like Dr. Meduri of Modern Dermatology Atlanta are skilled at managing and preventing acne and other skin issues. They are able to help determine just what is causing your skin condition and find the best steps to address it. 

Upon visiting Dr. Meduri, you’ll receive an examination that will take into account your lifestyle and other factors that may be causing or triggering your acne. From there, she’ll determine the best treatment options to help. 

For many, this will include steps you can take at home. For example, it may include diet and exercise recommendations as well as steps you can take to minimize environmental effects. When necessary, you’ll receive prescriptions to help address your specific condition. 

At times, you might also receive recommendations for additional therapies. These can include those such as chemical peels, microneedling, and laser therapy. Dr. Meduri will discuss each option in detail with you to help so that you are able to choose the best course of treatment for your needs.

Don’t let acne destroy your self-confidence. Schedule an appointment with Dr. Meduri at Modern Dermatology Atlanta, your dermatologist in Woodstock, GA serving Canton and Acworth, by calling (770) 250-7199 today.

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