Acne Treatment in Rancho Mirage, CA

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Acne is one of the most widespread skin ailments in the U.S., affecting roughly 60 million people each year. While many cases are considered mild and may be controlled with prescription drugs and a steady at-home cleansing routine, many patients have it so badly that scarring may occur. Acne generally is a mix of whiteheads, pimples, blackheads, small cysts, and other red, itchy, and inflamed areas on the skin. Caused by a combination of clogged pores, dead skin cells, and bacteria, it is most commonly found in teens but can affect adults well into their 40s. Acne most commonly appears on the face, chest, and back. To regain a healthy, luminous appearance, our team at Desert Medical Rejuvenation in Rancho Mirage, CA can offer numerous treatment choices, ranging from custom at-home cleansing systems, facials, peels, and microneedling to scar revision and plasma resurfacing treatments.

Research indicates that store-bought medications do not treat acne effectively. Desert Medical Rejuvenation offers many therapy alternatives to control and manage acne and clear up its standard symptoms. For active acne, we offer medical-grade skin care products that can effectively help diminish blemishes, we all perform medical-grade facials or chemical peels to help clear the skin. Medium depth chemical peels help improve the acne you are experiencing depending on your skin type, this medical solution removes the top layer of skin and even diminishes acne scarring when the solution penetrates deeper into the skin. There is very minimal or no downtime associated with our facials and peels.

IPL photofacial is another popular and effective way to treat active acne, it is a very comfortable procedure that requires 20 minutes on average; in our office we use the Spectrum® IPL from US based manufacturer Rohrer Aesthetics; in general, there is no downtime associated with this procedure.

To treat acne scars, at Desert Medical Rejuvenation we offer several options, all very effective but each one tailored for each individual patient, for instance we can use microneedling -also known as collagen induction therapy- using the Eclipse® MicroPen EVO to even out the surface of the skin, another procedure we can use is the PLEXR® Plasma Pen to minimize acne scars, or we can also use the Spectrum® laser resurfacing for deeper acne scars. The end result is usually a mild sunburn like reaction. There is usually a short 2-3 day downtime associated with any of those procedures. 

Reach out to our expert team in Rancho Mirage, CA to learn more about each of these options and which one is the best treatment for you to fight acne and its symptoms.

Just had an appointment with Dr Q at Desert Medical Rejuvenation. As usual, Missy greeted me immediately and warmly. Dr Q did filler and Botox on my face. He just knows what I need and does it. He always explains everything he wants to do and talks to me as he’s doing it, which helps me to relax. This is my 3 or 4 time using his services and it’s consistently the same, professional, caring and friendly!

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office staff is always so friendly and helpful. The doctor is beyond knowledgeable and always customizes my Botox treatment to what I need.

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Been coming to this office for a few years and it’s always been a great experience. Dr is amazing and gives great explanations on services, girls in the office are always welcoming and super sweet. Highly recommended.

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Dr. Quintanilla & Missy & Staff are all so professional , competent and make you feel at ease and at home. I recommend their office highly!

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Been coming to this office for a few years and it’s always been a great experience. Dr is amazing and gives great explanations on services, girls in the office are always welcoming and super sweet. Highly recommended.

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If you are fed up with masking your acne with makeup or enduring the physical pain, humiliation, and psychological affliction that may develop from this skin condition, we encourage you to call Desert Medical Rejuvenation in Rancho Mirage, CA to schedule a consultation now. We will provide a thorough skin analysis and create a tailored treatment program to help clear your complexion as soon as possible.

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