Skin Care and Medical Dermatology Services For Teens and Young Adults

Skin Care and Medical Dermatology Services For Teens and Young Adults 2017-04-06T10:51:42+00:00
Skin Care and Medical Dermatology Services For Teens and Young Adults

Island Dermatology Offers Comprehensive Skin Care for Teens and Young Adults

Adolescence is an exciting and often troublesome time for teens suffering from skin conditions. Hormonal changes can lead to many new conditions that may be exacerbated by social pressures and teasing. Acne is the most common skin disease in the United States.

There are several types of acne that range from mild to severe. Some acne conditions can scar the skin on the face, chest, and back if not treated properly. Other dermatological problems that effect teens is severe sweating, access hair growth, skin allergies, and over-exposed skin from tanning beds.

Dr. Warren Can Evaluate Your Teen’s Skin Problems

It is very important to have your teen evaluated by your Dermatologist as soon as you notice any changes in their skin. Early diagnosis and treatment will help get acne or other skin issues under control and may prevent devastating scarring and emotional distress to your young adult teen.

Island Dermatology Can Help Your Teen With Hyperhidrosis or Increased Sweating

With the hormonal changes of adolescence, excessive sweating may become a problems. Commonly seen in the hands and armpits, hyperhidrosis can be embarrassing and lead to problems with self-confidence. Your Dermatologist can help you come up with lifestyle changes and medical treatments for this condition.

Island Dermatology Offers Laser Hair Reduction For Teens using the LightSheer Laser by Lumenis

Laser Hair reduction with the Lumenis LightSheer may be a good option for some teens who want to address abnormal patterns of hair growth. Common areas of treatment are the face, armpits, and bikini area. Island Dermatology offers the LightSheer Diode Laser for hair reduction. After 3 to 5 sessions, a patient can have 70 to 90 percent reduction in hair growth.

Dr. Warren is an Expert in the Treatment of Acne

Acne is a skin condition that consists of pimples, deeper bumps (cysts or nodules), and plugged pores (blackheads and whiteheads), that occur on the face, neck, chest, back, shoulders, and even the upper arms.Acne will affect 40% of teenagers, some much more severely than others. Acne can be devastating, and needs to be addressed early. It is caused by overproduction of oil in the skin, blockage of the skin’s pores, and a particular bacteria that causes breakouts.

Treatment consists of some lifestyle changes such as diet, teaching your teen what kinds of facial washes to use, how to use medications correctly, and how to avoid the urge to “pop” or “pick” any of the lesions. There are hundreds of advanced medical treatments available to treat acne safely. Island Dermatology can help your child if acne becomes a problem.

Dr. Warren, a Board Certified Dermatologist at Island Dermatology, will examine your teen’s skin and help combat acne by determining the best treatment regimen that fits their needs and budgets.