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Acne Treatment

Patients often believe acne is a teenager’s problem. However, acne is the most common skin disorder and it affects people of all ages.

If you experience acne breakouts, Dr. William Baugh and our team can provide you with solutions to achieve clearer, healthier skin.

At Full Spectrum Dermatology in Fullerton, CA, our board-certified dermatologist offers highly effective acne treatment options.

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You deserve a complexion that boosts your confidence. If you experience breakouts that you cannot manage and treat on your own, schedule an appointment with Dr. Baugh. Contact us online to ask a question or request a consultation. You can also reach us in Fullerton, CA, by phone:

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Tess DePredis

2020

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For years I felt uncomfortable going out in public without foundation on, but Dr. Baugh saved my skin! I feel so thankful for his guidance, his explanation of acne, and his gentle products for my sensitive skin. He is incredible!

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Mike

2019

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I have been going to this office for 10 years. Dr Baugh specializes in sun damage related skin problems and other as well. I have sun damage and am confident in Dr Baugh's ability and treatment. Very nice office too.

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Acne Treatment Options

Seeking acne treatment from a dermatologist is the most effective method of managing this common skin condition. Your acne treatment may include one or more of the following:
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Topical Treatment

Topical treatment includes the application of prescription gel, cream, or wipes that are formulated to reduce and prevent blemishes. These products typically contain benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid. Benzoyl peroxide is best suited to traditional pimples that appear red and contain pus. Salicylic acid is a good option for patients that suffer from blackheads or whiteheads. Retinoids may also be used in topical treatments to clear clogged pores and reduce acne.

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Oral Medication

This approach to treatment requires patients to take medication in pill form. There are different types of acne medications, including retinoid pills, antibiotics (only ideal for short-term use), and some types of birth control.

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Emergency Treatment

Our dermatologist offers emergency acne treatment to address cysts and other blemishes that require immediate attention. Cortisone shots and light therapy are effective in shrinking the pimple and reducing swelling.

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Cosmetic Treatments

We can also combine cosmetic dermatology treatments in your acne treatment plan. Light therapy can be used to eliminate acne-causing bacteria. Existing blemishes or scars can be minimized with treatments to speed up exfoliation, such as chemical peels, laser skin resurfacing, and microdermabrasion.

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Treatment Benefits

Improved Complexion

If you are unhappy with the appearance of blemishes, acne treatment can boost your confidence and make you proud to show off your skin.

Easier Facial Cleaning Routine

Successfully treating acne can reduce irritation, discomfort, inflammation, and redness for a more comfortable daily facial care routine.

Prevent Scarring

Additionally, treating your acne today may allow you to heal blemishes before they create scars in the future.

Acne Treatment at Work

The video above shows the treatment of inflammatory acne and moderate to severe acne. Medicated serum penetrates the skin to trea inflammatory acne. 

Making Acne Treatment More Widely Available Affordable and High-Quality Care

At Full Spectrum Dermatology in Fullerton, our goal is to make you feel comfortable, both physically and emotionally. We know that a beautiful complexion can make you look good and feel good, and our care can ensure you will feel excited and inspired that you are on your way toward achieving healthier skin.

Because Dr. Baugh wants everyone to share this experience, he is committed to working with each patient’s budget by choosing cost-effective solutions, providing payment plans, and working with most insurance companies.

William Baugh, M.D.

Full Spectrum Dermatology William Baugh, M.D.

Board-certified dermatologist William Baugh is dedicated to providing the best professional dermatological services. He is proud to be affiliated with the:

  • American Board of Dermatology (Diplomate)
  • American Academy of Dermatology (Fellow)
  • American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (Fellow)
  • American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery (Fellow)
  • Orange County Medical Association
  • Christian Medical and Dental Society

For an appointment at Dr. Baugh's modern, spa-like practice, please contact us online or call (714) 879-4312.

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333 W Bastanchury Rd
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