Redness and peeling of the skin on the face

Acne is one of the most common skin conditions affecting individuals across the globe. Characterized by pimples, blackheads, whiteheads, and sometimes deeper cysts or nodules, it primarily appears on the face, chest, back, and shoulders. Acne is not just a cosmetic concern; it can significantly impact one’s self-esteem. At Warren Dermatology & Mohs Surgery, we’ve dedicated ourselves to helping our community in Trumbull County and surrounding areas understand and manage their acne effectively.


Both inflammatory and non-inflammatory acne exhibit varying symptoms:

Inflammatory Acne:

  • Red, tender bumps (papules)
  • Pus-filled pimples (pustules)
  •  Larger, painful lumps beneath the surface of the skin (nodules)
  • Painful, pus-filled cysts

Non-Inflammatory Acne:

  • Whiteheads (closed plugged pores)
  • Blackheads (open plugged pores)

Why Acne Treatment is Needed

  • Emotional Impact: Acne, while a physical skin condition, can also affect one’s emotional well-being, leading to decreased self-confidence or even depression. Timely treatment by our team of experts like can significantly reduce these emotional impacts.
  • Prevention of Scarring: If left untreated, acne can lead to permanent scars. Early and appropriate treatment can prevent these scars, ensuring smoother skin texture in the long run.
  • Avoiding Aggravation: Picking or squeezing acne can worsen the condition, making treatment essential to curb the natural tendency to “pop” pimples, leading to further inflammation or infection.

Treatment Process

  • Consultation: A comprehensive skin examination will be conducted on your first visit to our Warren Dermatology & Mohs Surgery office. This helps in determining the type and severity of acne.
  • Personalized Treatment Plan: Based on the diagnosis, a customized treatment plan will be curated, including topical treatments, oral medications, or a combination of both.
  • Follow-ups and Adjustments: Regular follow-up visits will ensure the treatment is working effectively and any necessary adjustments can be made to the regimen.

Prevention Strategies

  • Regular Cleansing: Gently washing the affected area twice daily helps remove excess oil and dead skin cells. However, over-washing can irritate the skin further.
  • Non-comedogenic Products: Choose makeup and skincare products labeled “non-comedogenic,” which means they won’t clog pores.
  • Avoid Touching: Avoid touching your face frequently or leaning it on objects that collect sebum and skin residue, like your phone.
  • Hair Care: If you have oily hair, consider washing it regularly and keep it away from your face.

A Clearer Future: Acne Treatment Outcomes

Modern strides in dermatology offer a brighter future for those grappling with acne. Both inflammatory and non-inflammatory acne varieties have become effectively manageable with contemporary treatments. While it’s imperative to understand that visible results may necessitate time, approaching the condition with patience and the appropriate treatment regime paves the way for optimal skin health and clarity.

Additionally, the personalized approach adopted by dermatologists today, considering the unique skin type and specific needs of every patient, has greatly enhanced the efficacy of acne treatments. Not only are the treatments designed to address present acne, but they also work to prevent future breakouts. Keeping consistent with treatments, following the advised skincare regimen, and regular check-ups can further boost the chances of maintaining a radiant, acne-free complexion.

Frequently Asked Questions

What’s the primary difference between inflammatory and non-inflammatory acne?

Inflammatory acne includes red, tender bumps, pus-filled pimples, and larger lumps beneath the skin, while non-inflammatory acne mainly consists of whiteheads and blackheads.

How can I prevent acne scars?

Seeking early and appropriate treatment is crucial to prevent acne scars. At Warren Dermatology & Mohs Surgery, our specialized treatments ensure that acne is addressed effectively, reducing the risk of permanent scarring.

How often should I follow up during an acne treatment process?

Regular follow-ups are essential to monitor the effectiveness of your treatment. The frequency will depend on the severity of your acne and the treatment plan crafted by Dr. Morgan Hott & Dr. Hamrock, or one of our experienced providers in the office.

A Brighter Tomorrow with Clearer Skin

Remember, acne is a common concern, and you’re not alone in your journey towards clearer skin. With experts like Dr. Morgan Hott, Dr. Hamrock, Victoria Dennis, FNP-C, Wendy Demetrios, FNP-C and Brianna Marin, MPAS, PA-C, you are in safe hands. Their extensive experience in medical dermatology ensures that your skin receives the best care possible. So, don’t let acne hold you back. Reach out today and start your journey to healthier, clearer skin. For consultations and more, call us at (330) 856-6365.


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Highly Competitive Programs

ACMS-accredited fellowships are extremely competitive. Surgeons with this training have demonstrated academic excellence.

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Fellowship-trained Mohs surgeons must complete a minimum of 500 (instead of 75) proctored cases under the supervision of an attending surgeon. 

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Complicated Procedures

Because fellowship-trained Mohs surgeons are required to complete more supervised cases, they gain experience with complex multistep repairs as well as simple closures.

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Mohs micrographic surgery is a technically precise procedure often performed on the face where the cosmetic outcome is more important. Surgeons with fellowship training have the expertise to minimize scarring.

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Equipped to Deal with Recurrence

Fellowship-trained Mohs surgeons aren’t just experts in complicated surgical techniques. They also have extensive experience analyzing tissue samples and monitoring for atypical cells.