Acne is a common skin condition that affects most people at some point. It causes spots, oily skin and sometimes skin that’s hot or painful to touch.
There are several different types of acne, with the most common being acne vulgaris.
A range of factors can cause Acne. These include stress, hormonal fluctuations associated with pregnancy, menopause and oral contraceptives, medication side effects, sweating, excessive oil production, sleep habits and hair and skincare products.
Acne is most commonly caused by changes in hormone levels which is why it is commonly brought on by puberty. Certain hormones can cause glands in the skin that create oil to overproduce, which in turn aggravates the skin bacterium and causes inflammation and pus. Hormones can also thicken the inner lining of hair follicles and cause blockage of the pores.
Can you get rid of acne quickly?
Unfortunately, no. The process of controlling acne takes time, even for mild acne. Our team will recommend the most appropriate treatment and ensure adequate follow up and management is maintained to help keep your acne under control.
How long can acne last?
Acne is a long-term skin condition. There may be periods of acne breakouts and times when it resolves. It can be a frustrating and distressing skin condition.
- Acne usually begins in the early teens around the time of puberty (10-12 years of age) and lasts for several years until the age of 18 or 19.
- Acne sometimes persists into the 20’s and 30’s.
- A relatively small number of women – 5% – have acne through the 40’s.
- Acne may still be present during menopause.
How Can We Help?
At your consultation we will assess your skin and formulate a bespoke treatment plan to help you overcome your acne. This may include dietary recommendations, a recommended skincare regime, skin peels, laser rejuvenation and microneedling. Contact us to book your consultation whereby we will conduct your skin analysis and identify the best regime for you.
Treatments that can help
These treatments can help with this condition.
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