Is your acne getting you down? Fantastic new Acne Treatment Centre Now Open!
Advanced Health Clinic are delighted to announce their partnership with SkinMed and have now been accredited as a special referral centre for management of all aspects of acne from oily skin & spots to ice pick scars. Our revolutionary treatment system is targeted at all aspects of acne and for all skin types and levels of acne. We also offer scar reduction (including acne scars and post-acne pigmentation), skin smoothing and wrinkle reduction including techniques like Collagen filling, Botox and Photo-rejuvenation using Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) for blemish reduction. Acne is more than just a few spots. It can be a lifetime of problems for some; whereas others are left with complications such as scarring or problems caused by the treatments.
15 is a Critical Number When it Comes to Acne On the good side, 15% of us will never get acne but that means 85% of us will suffer at some stage of our life. 15% of those who suffer will suffer physical scarring, 15% will be clinically depressed as a direct result of acne and 15% of these will attempt self harm or even suicide. 15% of acne sufferers get acne later in life. Many sufferers are inadequately managed and many are left with complications such as antibiotic resistance or intestinal problems and pigmentation marks.
IPL ACNE CLEARANCE
IPL or Intense Pulse light machines these days is the advanced treatment for acne. Speciifally the IPL targets the sebaceous gland where the oil is secreted. By getting rid of the sebaceous glands and the over production of the oil, the acne is diminished. Depending on the type of acne one suffers from, the type time may vary and with homecare plans the acne is totally diminished.
Using a unique 3-prong approach of green light, red light & heat optimizes the oxygen effect and quickly destroys p.acnes bacterial. Green light penetrates deep beneathe the skin surface causing the porphyrin molecules to release oxygen which attacks the bacteria. Red light quickly reduces the inflammation from the base of the hair follicle. The heat clears the pores, speeding up the chemical reaction and soothes the acne lesions.