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April 26, 2018

Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States. In fact, according to the American Academy of Dermatology, roughly 40 million to 50 million Americans have acne at any one time.

For many people, blackheads, whiteheads and pimples are a normal part of puberty. But for plenty of others, women in particular, acne can be a stubborn problem that occurs well beyond their teenage years.

April 21, 2018

Our very own Dr. Benjamin Barankin recently published in the April 2018 issue of The Dermatologist discussing at length the condition and steps for diagnosis and various treatment options for rosacea a common skin disease that causes redness, pimples, and swelling on the face.

April 12, 2018

Women have been preaching the importance of moisturizer for generations. While there is zero doubt these days that it’s a must-have step in any skincare routine, there are a few old wives’ tales about face cream still going around that may be affecting your beauty game. From trusting your lotion’s sun protection to putting product on dry skin, we’re revealing the top five myths about moisturizer you should stop believing ASAP.


April 10, 2018

“You’ve seen the (google “Blackhead Removal SHOCKING Video” — or don’t), the DIY facial-scrub recipes, and yes, even the little black dots all over your nose in your 10x magnifying mirror. Blackheads are exceedingly common. But, why are they so irksome?” 

Click here to learn why our pores get clogged and blackheads form,  and how to properly get rid of them with proper skin care routine and what products to use.

April 09, 2018

“Breakouts are the worst. And if you’re one of the 40 to 50 million Americans that acne affects, according to the American Academy of Dermatology, then you know just how much it sucks.

So, what causes this skin disorder ruiner of first dates slash everything?

March 23, 2018

Acne is linked with a significantly increased risk of depression, says a new study. Anyone who’s ever had a skin issue knows that it’s more than skin deep — serious skin conditions and acne alike can have both mental and emotional effects. “There is an emotional connection to things you see on your skin,” Doris Day, a board-certified dermatologist in New York City and author of Beyond Beautiful, tells Allure. “Appearance is anything but superficial.”

March 16, 2018

Our very own dermatologist Dr. Benjamin Barankin was recently asked to answer common questions regarding cystic acne for the Acne & Rosacea Society of Canada. Toronto Dermatology Centre is one of the largest and busiest acne treatment centres in Canada.

Click here for the full article.

March 10, 2018

According to New York Times, "people with acne are at substantially higher risk for depression in the first years after the condition appears, a new study reports". To learn why click here.

March 01, 2018

Acne is like the worst kind of house guest. It shows up uninvited at the least convenient time, overstays its welcome, and leaves a mess after it's gone. Find out everything you need to know about diagnosing, preventing, and treating every kind of blemish. To learn more click here.


February 28, 2018

"Women are posting makeup-free selfies on social media to send out an important message about accepting your skin problems.

Acne is very common, affecting eight out of 10 people aged between 11 and 30 in the UK...."

Call 416-633-0001 or email us today for an acne consultation. Toronto Acne & Rosacea Centre is located at 4256 Bathurst St., Suite 400 (Bathurst & Sheppard) within Toronto Dermatology Centre in Toronto, Ontario, and serves patients in North York, Thornhill, Richmond Hill, Markham, Vaughan, York, Aurora, King City, Mississauga, Oakville, Etobicoke, Scarborough, Bramptom, Newmarket, Maple, Cambridge, Pickering, Ajax, downtown, uptown, midtown, and all of Greater Toronto (GTA)

Dr. Benjamin Barankin and Dr. Anatoli Freiman are dermatologists at Toronto Acne & Rosacea Centre, providing complete medical, cosmetic, surgical and laser skin care. Our acne centre provides a variety of physician-grade skin care products, prescription creams and gels, prescription pills for acne, as well as a variety of services that treat acne and prevent acne such as: facials, oxygen facials, chemical peels, microdermabrasion (medical-grade, SilkPeel DermalInfusion), BBL / IPL (photorejuventation), photodynamic therapy, and acne scar removal such as by subcision, TCA CROSS, fillers, excisions, and laser resurfacing using the ProFractional laser. Our physician-grade skin products include: Dermamelan, SkinCeuticals, SkinMedica, ZO Skin Health, ZO Medical, Jane Iredale, Elta MD & Latisse.

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