Helping People Achieve Clear Skin Since 2007

Helping People Achieve Clear Skin Since 2007

Why You Should Try Aspirin to Get Rid of Acne

If you are doing everything under the sun to get rid of your zits, we feel your pain. Acne can be an annoying, nasty condition which has the potential to take over your life. From natural remedies to fancy and expensive medical treatments, there is an endless list of available methods to cure breakouts. One […]

Cupping Therapy And Its Effects On Acne & Other Ailments

If you suffer from skin ailments such as acne, muscle tension, digestive discomfort, or even high levels of stress, then you may already have tried every possible cure which you could get your hands on. One remedy you may have missed, though, is cupping. This type of therapy is even used by professional athletes like […]

Lactoferrin, Iron And How It Affects Your Acne

When it comes to lactoferrin and acne, most people can’t easily make the connection between the two. How are they related? Well, skin health can sometimes be a fragile thing. There are so many ways it can go wrong and result in acne or other skin problems, even when we try to do all the […]

Microcyn For Acne May Offer A Solution to Antibiotic Resistant Acne Bacteria

Antibiotic resistant Acne Bacteria Antibiotic resistant Acne Bacteria

Bacterial resistance to antibiotics is a growing concern. Many strains of bacteria that were once responsive to common antibiotics are rapidly becoming resistant. And it just so happens that the root cause of acne is often a bacteria called Propionibacterium acnes and unfortunately it appears to be evolving and becoming resistant to antibiotics. The proportion […]

Dr. Shari Hicks-Graham Is The Ohio Dermatologist To See

A member of the American Academy of Dermatology, Dr. Shari Hicks-Graham far exceeds patient expectations. Board-certified in the field of dermatology, she has immense interest in all aspects of the subject. From surgical procedures to aesthetic dermatology, and even general practices, she cares about each area of the dermatology field and works with her patients […]

Seven Reasons Why Roaccutane Sometimes Does Not Work

Diet and Roaccutane Diet and Roaccutane

An oral medication and vitamin A derivative called Roaccutane (generic name: isotretinoin) is one of the world’s most commonly prescribed acne treatments. It’s normally used to treat severe forms of acne, such as conglobate acne, nodular acne or acne that has a high risk of leaving permanent scars. And it’s usually recommended after commonly used topical treatments and […]

Why You Should Consider Trying Accutane to Treat Your Rosacea

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Since 1984, oral isotretinoin, the medication that is still known as Accutane but that has been labeled as Roaccutane since 2009, has been one of the most commonly prescribed medications for severe acne that forms nodules and cysts. Basically a super-charged version of vitamin A, Accutane causes the skin to grow so rapidly that it […]

Benzoyl Peroxide For Baby Acne

Benzoyl Peroxide for Baby Acne Benzoyl Peroxide for Baby Acne

Benzoyl peroxide is the world’s best-known over-the-counter (and sometimes prescription) product for acne. There’s no doubt that benzoyl peroxide can help clear up infected pimples. But benzoyl peroxide for baby acne requires special handling. How Benzoyl Peroxide Works Benzoyl peroxide breaks down into two different chemicals when it is applied to the skin. One of […]

Two New Combinations Of Drugs For Treating Acne

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It’s been at least 30 years since doctors prescribed single drugs for treating acne. Acne patients no longer get just a disinfectant like a benzoyl peroxide or just an antibiotic like minocycline or just a retinoid drug like Differin. Dermatologists prescribe medications with multiple effects to get rid of as many blemishes as possible. Typically, they […]

When It Comes To Accutane, More Is Not Necessarily Better

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Accutane (also known as isotretinoin or 13-cis-retinoic acid) is sometimes a miracle drug for cystic acne, but the benefits of the medication come at the cost of side effects. Just a few of the potential side effects of Accutane include: Dry skin and peeling skin. Accutane breaks down the “glue” that holds skin cells together over […]