A Common but Scarring Affliction
Acne is the most common chronic inflammatory skin disease in the world, with 95% of people suffering from some form of acne at some point in their lives. It starts when the sebaceous gland (which produces oil or ‘sebum’) causes the hair follicle under the skin to clog up. Bacteria builds up and this can result in a pimple breakout.
Acne is often triggered by hormonal changes, meaning those going through puberty or pregnancy are more prone to spots than others. Many adult ladies develop acne as a result of hormonal fluctuations and other factors as well. Research shows that 35% of women in their 30s, 26% in their 40s, and 15% over 50 battle breakouts. Most people will have mild indications with occasional minor breakouts, whereas others will have much more severe episodes. It is vital to treat acne effectively and as early as possible to prevent scarring.
In recent years, the amount of treatments available for acne sufferers has increased, with new options both for treating active acne and reducing any scars that may have formed. Results achieved during treatments can really be beneficial to patients, improving not only their skin but also their confidence, which can take a serious knock when suffering from this condition.
TOPICALS AND MEDICATIONS FOR ACNE
The doctor will assess your skin condition and may suggest a range of clinically effective acne control skincare and in some more severe cases, oral medications. Some patients may prefer not to have oral medications, and opt for drug-free advanced acne & scar healing options instead.
LIGHT AND LASER THERAPY - DRUG-FREE OPTIONS FOR BLEMISH-FREE SKIN
Light devices, such as LED light therapy and anti-acne laser, have been developed as modern alternatives to prolonged or repeated courses of oral medications for better long-term acne control.
Our M | Picture Perfect facial program is specially designed to treat mild to moderate acne. This safe and painless protocol is based on clinically proven LED Red (anti-inflammatory and skin healing) and LED Blue (anti-bacterial and sebum reducing) dual light therapy. Paired with HydraFacial MD to help clear acne-causing skin clogs (comedones) and enhance healing of post-acne marks, a picture perfect complexion is pinchable reality.
For more resistant acne or acne sufferers with persistent marks and red scars, M | Pure Perfect is an integrated laser treatment program to help achieve your ‘clear’ goals effectively through a multi-prong approach. Drug-free and blemish-free, this treatment program redefines clean beauty.