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Category Archives: Acne

Troubled by Teen Acne? We Have Solutions!

The teenage years are tough enough without acne. Whether it’s occasional breakouts, or something more serious, in our San Francisco office, we offer safe and effective options for teenagers with all kinds of acne. We can help you to revise your skin care regimen, treat your existing breakouts, and prevent the cycle from starting all over again. If a prescription…

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Body Acne Tips in June

Because of all the extra sunshine, summer tends to be the season where we show off the most skin. Whether in a swimsuit, a tank top, or a strapless dress, the skin on our arms, back, shoulders and chest spends extra time on display from June to September. Last month, our Facebook posts focused on how to protect your skin from the…

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Have Clearer Skin in 2014: 15 Misconceptions About Acne

The new year is a time when many people reflect on their choices of years past, and decide to make different ones. In our office, that means lots of patients, new and established, take renewed interest in making their skin the best it can be. Acne is one of the most common complaints that our patients have about their skin.…

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Back and Body Works -Dr. Welsh’s Favorite Body Products

Tank tops, and racerbacks, and spaghetti straps, oh my! It’s summertime in the City. And even though San Francisco days can be foggy and cool, I still find myself pulling on more dresses and tank tops than usual. But this also means that the occasional acne breakout on my arms, back, and shoulders is even more annoying than usual. There’s…

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Oh No! Studies Suggest Chocolate May Exacerbate Acne

It’s no secret that diet and excercise contribute to a healthy body and, subsequently, healthy skin. However, until now, it was unclear if chocolate consumption was correlated to acne break outs. Unfortunately, new research by Samantha Block, of the University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine suggests that the answer is yes. In her first study, published in the Journal…

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New Study Confirms That Mites Have a Role In Rosacea

A new study funded by the National Rosacea Society (NRS) confirms that mites may cause or at least exacerbate Rosacea. Yes, we all have mites on our face. This is not new information to researchers, but, if you’re not a Rosacea researcher or dermatologist, you are probably surprised and a little disgusted to learn that microscopic mites called Demodex folliculorum…

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Acne Myths Exposed! Notes from a San Francisco Bay Area Dermatologist

New as well as old myths continue to shape people’s views about acne and how to treat it. Here is a quick rundown on the most popular myths in the mainstream today. #1 Acne is Just Cosmetic – Acne is more than skin deep. It is a medical condition, that can cause anxiety and depression. #2 You Can “Sweat” Out…

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Clearing up Acne over Summer! Notes from a San Francisco Bay Dermatologist

In my last blog we touched on treatment of cystic acne with isotretinoin. However, non-cystic acne which many teenagers and some adults suffer from can respond quickly to treatment with the use of the Obagi CLENZIderm M.D. System and its three simple steps. The Obagi CLENZIderm M.D. System is the only prescription-strength acne treatment that contains a patented, solubilized form…

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Isotretinoin Helps Acne and Emotions: Notes from a San Francisco Bay Area Dermatologist

There is no doubt that acne affects your skin, but it can also have a major impact on your emotional well-being. This is especially true for teenagers, who are already trying to navigate through many new social, physical and hormonal changes. Many parents’ first reaction to the suggestion of treating their teenage son or daughter’s severe acne with isotretinoin or…

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Finally! An Alternative Acne Treatment- Notes From a San Francisco Bay Area Dermatologist

There is now have an additional option for treating acne in patients who want fast clearance and a comfortable result. Isolaz harnesses the power of vacuum suction, coupled with a painless broadband light, to deep clean your pores from the inside out . This treatment is a great option for teenagers, pregnant women, those seeking an alternative to oral medications,…

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(415) 292-6350

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Bay Area Cosmetic Dermatology is a cosmetic dermatology clinic serving the San Francisco metro area. The board-certified dermatologists, Dr. Kathleen M. Welsh, Dr. Andrea M. Hui, and their staff perform BOTOX® Cosmetic, JUVÉDERM®, Restylane®, CoolSculpting®, vascular laser treatments, and intense pulsed light (IPL) for San Francisco, Bay Area, Belvedere, Greenbrae, Mill Valley, and Oakland-area men and women.