Acne / Rosacea

How we can help.

Around 85% or 40 – 50 million people in America are affected by acne at some time in their lives. Acne is the most common skin disorder in the United States. Adults can even develop this in their 50s. We help by differentiating the type of acne you may have. Acne vulgaris is the most common type. There are the presence of blackheads & whiteheads. Common breakouts are on the face, chest, shoulders, and back. Mild acne can improve with over-the-counter meds / creams, but we can also provide help with more moderate forms. Prescription grade treatments such as antimicrobial or retinoid creams can be used to treat mild to moderately severe acne.  If your acne issues are nodular with connected cysts under the skin, this would be regarded as severe. In this event, we can provide referral to a local dermatology specialist. Based on the type of treatment and severity of your acne, it could take a few weeks to see positive results.

Rosacea features facial redness, which is caused by overactive vessels under the skin that dilate (widen) and cause flushing. This can result in red bumps and pimples. It can be initially mistaken for acne. Rosacea is genetic and can be triggered by stress, spicy foods, alcohol (red wine), even temperature extremes. Over time, rosacea can become worse the longer you wait to treat it. It then becomes more difficult to reduce redness. In some cases, the nose can become swollen from excess tissue development (rhinophyma). If you’ve ever watched TLC’s Dr. Pimple Popper, you will have seen some extreme cases of rhinophyma being removed.

*Note: We are unable to provide prescriptions for the following for acne treatment medications due to potential side effects and possible risks of harm during pregnancy. For severe and persistent acne, you will need to be evaluated by a dermatologist.

  • Isotretinoin : Absorica, Accutane, Claravis, Myorisan, and Zenatane.
  • Tazarotene : Avage, Fabior, and Tazorac.
  • Tetracycline : doxycycline and minocycline.

How to get started.

Simply answer some basic health questions and click to sign our consent for telehealth all within our HIPAA compliant patient portal. During your scheduled visit we can determine if you need a new medication or provide you with a refill. We can order labs and tests as well for all Kansas residents.

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How long is the visit?

Most visits are between 5 to 10 minutes based on complexity. Your online visit is kept efficient so you can save time and money instead of driving and waiting for an appointment. You will receive written education about your symptoms / diagnosis and a prescription or refill if appropriate. You can have the prescription sent to your local pharmacy within a matter of minutes or a few hours after your visit.

You don’t require insurance.

There are no hidden fees for our service. Each visit is $39 with an experienced provider. You will simply cover your medications or testing fees that we may order for you after the visit.

How we help through Telemedicine.

Telemedicine has been around since the 1980’s and has vastly improved since then. We are unable to perform a full physical exam, but we can treat you based on your history and symptoms, physical / visual presentation and overall condition. We are able to provide a diagnosis with a high degree of accuracy and provide follow up visits by secure messaging or further visits to ensure effectiveness of your treatment.

Can you refill or prescribe xanax, oxy, norco or other controlled drugs?

We are unable to refill or prescribe opiates, controlled substances, and anti-psychotics. Please contact us if you are unsure if the medication you need is controlled.