Acne

What is acne?

ACNE is often called the "symbol of youth" since you often get it during puberty. Despite its symbol Men and women who encounter stress on a daily basis, at the age of 30~40, also experience acne.

Acne is a skin condition that occurs due to the over production of oil by the oil glands of the skin. The oil that normally lubricates the skin gets trapped in blocked oil ducts, which results in what we know as pimples, blackheads, and white heads on the surface of skin.

Mild acne may be a temporary concern, but in severe cases, acne scar can leave a permanent mark, therefore it is important to treat it at its early stage.

Treatment

Short-term treatment

1. Chemical peel with acne extraction
  • Also known as chemexfoliation
  • A light chemical peel is a superficial chemical peel as it acts only on the surface of the skin.
  • Successful in treating acne by reducing the amount of sebum produced from hair follicles  smaller possibility of clogging and producing acne.
  • Exfoliation process reduces the signs of blemishes and scarring caused by acne.
  • Along with an improved appearance of acne, the skin's texture and pigmentation will also become smoother and more even.
  • No downtime
2. Diamond Peel
  • A non-surgical procedure in which the skin is exfoliated to remove dead skin cells using actual diamond chips to vacuum the skin away.
  • The epidermal cell structure is actually restored, increasing the skin's elasticity and collagen levels.
  • No downtime
3. Aquapeel

Long-Term treatment

1. PDT Treatment
  • Performed by putting on photosensitizer on the skin and then applying light with specific wavelength eradicate bacteria that cause acne and suppress sebaceous gland activity.
  • The effects of PDT treatment of acne, curing of blackhead, pore astringent effect, and softening of skin surface.
The Advantage of PDT Treatment for Acne
The advantage is that it avoids recurrence of acne, and it is suitable for women at their childbearing stage who can not take any medications.
PDT Procedure Preparation
  • Removal keratin and dilate hair follicles with skin srubber
  • Extraction of pyogenic acne
  • Apply photosensitizer on the skin and wait for 25 min
  • Apply blue light
  • Cool down the face
  • Perform 3~5 sessions of therapy at an interval of 1~2wks
2. Acure Diode laser
  • Laser energy penetrate into the dermis and delivers thermal energy to the sebaceous gland, resulting decrease of sebum secretion.
  • prevents acne re-occurrence for a long period
  • tightens enlarged pores by enhancing collagen reproduction
  • No downtime

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