Spots and acne on face

I am 29 years old. My face was clear but for the past few months, there are few brown spots and continuous emerging acne, resulting in spots. What should I do? Please help!

Answers from doctors (2)


Jeffrey A. Sweat, MD

Published on Oct 09, 2017

Prevention and treatment go hand in hand. I’m not sure what type of breakouts you are having, but treating your acne with the use of topical products would decrease the amount and severity of the breakouts. In our office we use SkinMedica products to treat both acne and the resulting scarring. Scheduling an acne facial with an experienced esthetician would be a great start to finding out what products would be best for you.

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Answered by Jeffrey A. Sweat, MD

Prevention and treatment go hand in hand. I’m not sure what type of breakouts you are having, but treating your acne with the use of topical products would decrease the amount and severity of the breakouts. In our office we use SkinMedica products to treat both acne and the resulting scarring. Scheduling an acne facial with an experienced esthetician would be a great start to finding out what products would be best for you.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Lezara Laser and Vein Care

Published on Aug 09, 2017

Stop the breakout of new lesions. Then deal with discoloration and scarring.

You need to see a doctor that has experience with both. I would put you on "pulse therapy" azithromycin (because it does not photsensitize) in combination with ZO skin care products. Dr Obagi is a dermatologist in Hollywood and even combines the ZO with small doses of Accutane—homeopathic doses. In resistant cases I rarely do because a patient like you can't be photosensitized and should use laser.

Once it seems like you are controlled then I will do Laser genesis on you to stop red and brown discoloration. If any scars exist or remain I will do Venus Viva resurfacing on you. Itcan even be done as step one while you have an active breakout. It depends on the costs you are comfortable with.

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Answered by Lezara Laser and Vein Care

Stop the breakout of new lesions. Then deal with discoloration and scarring.

You need to see a doctor that has experience with both. I would put you on "pulse therapy" azithromycin (because it does not photsensitize) in combination with ZO skin care products. Dr Obagi is a dermatologist in Hollywood and even combines the ZO with small doses of Accutane—homeopathic doses. In resistant cases I rarely do because a patient like you can't be photosensitized and should use laser.

Once it seems like you are controlled then I will do Laser genesis on you to stop red and brown discoloration. If any scars exist or remain I will do Venus Viva resurfacing on you. Itcan even be done as step one while you have an active breakout. It depends on the costs you are comfortable with.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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