How to treat a deep cystic pimple and prevent scarring

How to treat a deep cystic pimple and prevent scarring

A deep cystic pimple can be a frustrating disaster waiting to happen if not treated properly. These pimples are also known as “blind pimples” because they have no head and are hidden beneath the surface of your skin. This type of pimple is often pain and much larger...
Is your hormonal IUD causing you to breakout?

Is your hormonal IUD causing you to breakout?

Due to the increasing popularity of IUDs for convenient birth control, I have been seeing more women in my office frustrated by severe acne. Many come to see me because their GP or gynecologist has told them that their hormonal IUD (eg. Mirena, Skyla) is unlikely the...
5 Surprising Causes of Adult Acne

5 Surprising Causes of Adult Acne

Thought you left breakouts and blemishes behind with high school? Think again! According to the American Academy of Dermatology, more than half of women over 25 still struggle with embarrassing acne. Adult acne is significantly different than the breakouts you had in...