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Medical Spa located in Idaho Falls, ID and Palm Beach, FL

Acne services offered in Idaho Falls, ID and Palm Beach, FL

Acne isn’t just a skin condition that affects teens; it often causes breakouts in adults in their 30s, 40s, and 50s. If you’re struggling with acne or acne scarring, contact Stillwater Aesthetics and Wellness under the medical direction of John Lassetter, MD. He and the team use lasers, serums, microneedling, and other aesthetic treatments to ease acne and help you get a clearer complexion. Call one of the offices in Idaho Falls, Idaho, to set up an appointment, or use the online tool to schedule. 

Acne Q&A

What causes acne?

When your body’s oil glands overproduce the oil that makes your skin soft and supple, the oil can get trapped in your pores. The trapped oil combines with bacteria and dead skin, which produces acne that shows up as pimples, whiteheads, and blackheads. 

What are the symptoms of acne?

Acne most commonly shows up in areas like your forehead, shoulders, back, and chest because these areas have a lot of oil glands. These types of breakouts indicate acne:


These are dark, open bumps on the skin that are a mix of oil and cells.


Whiteheads are tiny flesh-colored or white bumps.


Pimples are small skin bumps that sometimes contain pus.

Nodules or cysts

These are closed sacs beneath the skin that contain fluid or semisolid substances. Cysts are vulnerable to infection.


This common skin condition shows up as inflamed hair follicles with small bumps or whiteheads around them. 


The breakouts of these lesions can be painful, uncomfortable, and unattractive.

Am I at risk of developing acne? 

Many people think that only adolescents get acne, but older adults — especially women who are in the midst of hormone changes — are vulnerable to acne outbreaks. 


The team at Stillwater Aesthetics and Wellness welcomes all adult patients who struggle with acne. They want to help you manage the condition and achieve clear skin. 

How do you treat acne and acne scars?

It’s important to minimize outbreaks to keep your skin smooth and acne-free. If you have an outbreak, management helps reduce the risk of scarring. And, if you have mild scarring, the team at Stillwater Aesthetics and Wellness helps you smooth out your skin’s texture with laser and serums. 


The treatments available include:


  • Laser to even out discoloration and smooth skin texture
  • Serums to control oil production
  • Microneedling to help ease the look of scarring and open up pores


If you have an active acne outbreak that shows signs of infection, the providers can refer you to a dermatologist for medications or antibiotics. Once your outbreak calms down, the Stillwater Aesthetics and Wellness team helps you prevent future outbreaks.

Call Stillwater Aesthetics and Wellness today to get acne treatment. Alternatively, use this website to make an appointment online at your office of choice.