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The doctors in the Stanford Health Care Dermatologic Surgery program not only have the expertise to help improve the health and appearance of your skin, they are leading the development of new technologies and techniques not yet available at other centers.
Inflammatory acne with cysts or nodules is marked by swelling, redness, and pain. It can penetrate deep into the skin. Get treatment as soon as possible.
Waiting to treat acne until it becomes severe can lead to scarring, so don't delay.
Avoid picking, popping, or squeezing acne. This causes inflammation.
Genes appear to play a role, with acne scarring running in families.
Still, it's difficult to predict who will scar and who won’t. Sometimes you can't avoid it, even by taking precautions. And just because you have several risk factors doesn't mean it will always happen.
Stanford Health Care has one of the most experienced dermatologic surgery programs in the world. Our expert specialists deliver safe, effective treatments to help treat conditions ranging from acne to cancer.
The Mohs and Dermatologic Surgery Clinic at Stanford is a nationally recognized leader in skin cancer management, Mohs micrographic surgery and other dermatologic procedures.
Cosmetic and Laser Dermatology
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