What Is Acne?Acne is a common skin disorder, which appears on the face, chest and back. Acne is generally caused by a combination of factors including genetic, hormonal, dietary and environmental. Severe acne cases, if left untreated, can lead to permanent scarring.
Dr. Friedman’s Treatment Approach to AcneDr. David Friedman, a U.S. and Israel Board Certified Dermatologist, has decades of experience diagnosing and treating different types of teenage and adult acne. Dr. Friedman’s acne treatments include:
- Topical Prescription Creams – for milder cases of acne
- Accutane – Dr. Friedman treats severe cases of acne with Accutane, which can be prescribed in Israel without the regulatory requirements of birth-control and pregnancy tests
- Laser Therapy & Oral Antibiotics – this treatment course is generally recommended in a case of severe acne which can not be treated with Accutane (due to pregnancy, depression or other medical contraindication)
- Cosmetics & Make-Up
- Soap & Cleansers
- Physical Manipulation such as touching and picking the skin