A Clear Future for Your Complexion
Acne dermatologist La Jolla
Acne can be embarrassing, painful, and leave permanent scarring. Although commonly believed to just impact teenagers, acne also can plague many adults. Learn what acne is and how Dr. Darrell Gonzales, our expert acne dermatologist in La Jolla, can help you achieve healthy, clear skin.
Acne occurs when pores in the skin become clogged with too much oil, dead skin, and bacteria. Sometimes, these clogged pores may become large enough to rupture and spill their contents underneath the skin causing significant inflammation. Red bumps and painful cysts may result.
Acne is common in up to 85% of teenagers, but it truly can happen at any age. It is not uncommon for people in their 20s, 30s, and 40s to have new or persistent acne. Although acne may eventually clear on its own, it often causes embarrassment, social anxiety, and potential long-term scarring.
Smooth and Healthy Skin Is Possible for You
The good news is that successful treatment options exist for all acne variants. These options may include topical or even oral medications. Chemical peels, acne surgery, and lasers are other exciting therapies available. Our acne dermatologist, Dr. Darrell Gonzales, will review all your options at our La Jolla practice.
A Partnership with Your Acne Dermatologist
Dr. Gonzales has extensive knowledge and training in acne treatment options and will design a treatment strategy specific to your needs. He is recognized in Southern California as a leader in the treatment of acne and gives monthly lectures to other physicians. Acne dermatologist Darrell Gonzales will listen to you, carefully evaluate your skin, and team with you so that you can obtain a healthy and clear complexion. Call his office in La Jolla today to get started on a treatment plan that works for you.< Back