Acne in Orange County
Acne is a skin condition that affects the hair follicles (pores) of the face, chest, and back, plugging the pores and often causing inflammation as the acne bacteria multiplies. About 20% of all patient visits to dermatologists are related to acne. Nearly everyone suffers from some degree of acne at some point in life, usually in the teen years of puberty but some adults suffer with acne throughout life. Dr. Sikorski’s goal in your acne care is to stop breakouts, prevent future breakouts and restore your skin to a smooth healthy condition.
Early and consistent Acne Therapy will help minimize or prevent scarring and psychological effects. It’s important to give yourself or your teenager the tools to manage a common yet potentially devastating disease. Left unattended, acne may eventually go away, but the long term effects of acne on self esteem, social interaction, academic performance and activity choices can have a life long consequences.