Dr. Whitney Bowe

Acne Q & A Cont’d: Focus on Acne Scars and Blackheads

QUESTION 1: What helps with acne scarring? ANSWER: When it comes to acne scarring, there are many options that can smooth out those scars, but they usually work best when used as part of a personalized treatment plan. Topical retinoids are key to use at home, as they help to rebuild the collagen especially in atrophic scars (ones that appear...

October 11, 2017

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Dr. Whitney Bowe | Acne Q & A: Focus on Cystic Acne

Acne Q & A: Focus on Cystic Acne

Question 1: How do I get rid of cystic acne?  ANSWER: Cystic acne is usually a result of hormones, stress and diet. The cysts are deep, and often tender or even painful, and they tend to stick around for what feels like FOREVER! If you try to pop them, nothing comes out because they’re not connected to the surface. You usually end up...

October 4, 2017

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