Five Tips to Help Your Teen Overcome Acne

Acne is the most common skin disorder in the U.S. and affects 40 to 50 million Americans. Just when appearance often becomes so important to teens acne can strike and strike hard. By the mid-teens, more than 40 percent of adolescents have acne. At Water’s Edge Dermatology, teens come to see our acne experts tens [Read More]

Three Major Misconceptions & Myths About Professional Acne Treatment

We’ve heard more than our share of acne treatment myths in recent years; from how people get acne, to how they can get rid of it, and just about everything in between. Let’s look at three of the more common misconceptions about professional acne treatment. Myth 1: Dermatologists are basically professional strength pimple-poppers This is [Read More]

If You Want to Avoid Acne Scars, Avoid Doing This

It’s hard to know exactly what the best skin care treatment is for your skin. You could have problems with excessive oil, or dryness, or maybe a combination of the two. But with nearly 85% of all people suffering from acne at some point in their lives, there’s a probable chance that you’ve struggled with [Read More]

Stop it, Don’t Pop it: Tips to Avoid Acne Scarring

It’s the day before your big meeting, or your first date, and then you see it; that swollen red bump in the middle of your face. Your first impulse may be to pop it, hoping it will clear out enough before the next day. But popping it now can cause issues for you later, such [Read More]

You Popped That Pimple, Now What?

You couldn’t resist. You’ve popped that pimple, and now you wish you hadn’t. A while back on the blog, we listed the Top 5 Reasons NOT to Pop Your Pimples, but regardless you went ahead and did it. We’ve all heard that messing with a pimple is a bad idea, and the truth is – [Read More]