Can you be cured of rosacea? Ask a dermatologist in Plano, TX about treatment options
By Dr. Achtman & Dr. McConnell
At DSA Dermatology, our professionals provide patients in the Plano, TX community with a selection of services for medical and cosmetic dermatology concerns. When patients in the area have been diagnosed with skin disorders such as rosacea, they are encouraged to book a consultation appointment with Drs. Achtman and McConnell to discuss effective treatment options.
What is rosacea?
Rosacea is a condition that causes redness and flushing, along with other complications that may negatively impact one’s skin – and self-confidence. Patients may experience one of various types of rosacea that can develop, which include:
- Ocular rosacea
- Phymatous rosacea
- Papulopustular rosacea
- Erythematotelangiectatic rosacea
What causes rosacea?
Rosacea is a difficult condition to understand, especially when it comes to the direct cause of the disorder. Fortunately, the dermatologists at DSA Dermatology are aware of specific risk factors that can contribute to the development of this condition. They include:
- Acne-prone skin
- Skin tone
Can you be cured of rosacea?
Unfortunately, no. Rosacea is a chronic skin disorder that can only be controlled with the assistance of a medical professional. Some patients have more severe cases than others, and a proper diagnosis can lead to a treatment that provides improvement. Patients who have been diagnosed with rosacea will learn about their triggers, which can be avoided to reduce flare-ups.
What treatment options are typically available for this condition?
Drs. Achtman and McConnell of DSA Dermatology first assess the severity of the rosacea and determine the type of rosacea present. Then, treatment options are discussed, and may include anything from oral antibiotics to topical medications. Some patients may even benefit from light therapy treatments using photodynamic therapy.
Discuss treatment of rosacea with a dedicated team
Call Drs. Achtman and McConnell in Plano, Texas today to talk about the advantages of effective treatment for rosacea. While rosacea cannot be cured, it can be controlled with the help of a professional. Book an appointment today by calling (972) 362-9567 and scheduling a visit at our office, conveniently located at 4010 West Park Boulevard.
At DSA Dermatology, we bring to you the best of not one but three leading dermatologists in Plano TX, Dr. Daniel S. Achtman, Dr. Carmine G. McConnell and Dr. Jordan. Achtman.
Dr. Achtman is a board-certified Dermatologist with over three decades of experience. Having graduated from the medical school of McMaster University, he also studied at the UTSW Medical Center in Dallas, TX where he also served as Chief Resident in the Department of Dermatology. In addition to possessing extensive training and experience in cosmetic enhancement techniques, Dr. Achtman is widely known as a leading expert in the diagnosis and treatment of various skin cancers. He is an active member of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. Dr. Achtman goes the extra mile to understand your medical concerns and to ensure that he helps you meet your unique aesthetic goals.
Dr. Carmine G. McConnell is a board-certified physician in Plano TX. Having been trained at McMaster University, Canada, she went on to earn her board certification in Texas. Having served as Chief of Staff of her department at Plano Medical Center, she has over two decades of experience in practicing medicine in her practice and while assisting Dr. Achtman in the practice of dermatology. In addition to her extensive postgraduate training in laser therapy and aesthetic surgery, among other procedures, she possesses vast experience in both cosmetic dermatological techniques and family medicine. As a conscientious and caring physician, Dr. McConnell provides her patients with customized non-surgical treatments to help address health and aesthetic concerns related to the skin. She is also keen on helping patients understand their skin and how it can be cared for and protected.
Dr. Jordan Achtman is a board-certified dermatologist in DSA Dermatology at Plano, TX. Dr. J. Achtman graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and completed his residency in dermatology at UT Southwestern. His expertise spans general, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology. Dr. J. Achtman also has various special interests including chronic itch, infectious diseases of the skin, and the relationship between mental health and skin health. He is also very keen on helping patients form healthy skincare regimens and habits. In the hands of Dr. J. Achtman, you can be assured of innovative and cutting edge solutions for all your skin concerns.
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