Aesthetic Dermatology Skin Texture & Open Pores

Correct your skin texture with Da Vinci Medical

Skin texture refers to your skin's surface condition. Good skin texture is soft and smooth, well-hydrated with firm collagen and elastin support. Uneven skin texture is coarse, rough, dull, dry and often sun-damaged.

Skin is the largest organ of the body. It contains millions of pores, even if most of them are not visible to the human eye. All of these pores are open, allowing the skin to “breathe.” Each pore contains a hair follicle. Each pore also contains sebaceous (oil) glands that make an oil called sebum.

The sebaceous glands are most abundant in the pores on your face, back, chest, and groin. Hormones play a role in stimulating these glands in order to produce more abundant quantities of sebum. That’s why the pores on your face, most specifically those on your nose, forehead, and cheeks, may appear larger than they do on other areas of your body.

Skin Texture & Open Pores

Any skin type, whether it’s oily, normal, or dry, can take on the appearance of having large, open pores. These may give your skin a dull appearance, particularly if they’re clogged with dirt, bacteria, oil, or dead skin cells.

While not a medical concern, open pores can be a cosmetic issue for some people who do not like the way their skin looks. In adolescents, and in adults who are prone to acne, open pores may become clogged, turning into blackheads or whiteheads. Aging skin containing less collagen may also take on the appearance of having larger, open pores, which might also cause concern.

Most common causes of open pores

  • High levels of oil (sebum) production
  • Reduced elasticity around pores
  • Thick hair follicles
  • Genetics or heredity
  • Reduction of collagen production in skin, caused by aging
  • Sun damage or overexposure to the sun

At Da Vinci Medical Clinics we offer a variety of treatment options to help you improve your skin texture. Please scroll to see the related treatments.

Our approach

Our team of experts have the medical knowledge and aesthetic understanding to determine the treatment that can produce the best possible outcome for reducing open pores. A successful treatment at Da Vinci Medical Clinics can restore a more even texture to the skin.

Skin Texture & Open Pores
Skin Texture & Open Pores
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