Acne is a problem that affects a lot of people. Although it mostly affects people going through puberty, it can sometimes also be an issue for full-grown adults. Acne can be very frustrating, it can be bad on some days and better on others, it can sometimes be painful, itchy or very uncomfortable, and it affects our self-esteem in the worst way possible. To make things worse if it’s not taken care of properly, it can create different types of scars.
Acne occurs when hair follicles under the skins are plugged. There are many causes for this occurrence. The main four causes are excess oil production, hair follicles clogged by oil and dead skin cells, bacteria, and inflammation. Other factors that affect acne can range from diet, to hormones, genetics, skin reactions, cosmetics, certain types of sunscreens, oils or moisturizers, some supplements or medication and even our hygiene and lifestyle.
Acne is usually present on the face, forehead, chest, upper back and shoulders since these areas have the most oil gland. It is important to know that there are many types of acne. There are black heads, white comedones, pustules, and papules. There are even more severe acne types that require medication. In these cases, we advise that you seek the help of a dermatologist.
It is important to follow certain steps to treat acne. First and foremost, the goal here is to determine the cause of the problem; once we have done that, we need to change or reduce the cause and come up with an efficient skin care routine that is appropriate for your skin type and condition and that will go in parallel with a suitable treatment for your case.
At Grace Clinic, we offer several different types of procedures from peelings, to skin care, laser, lights, Hydrafacials … among other things that are dedicated for the scars such as micro needling. But what is the right thing for you? The best way to find out is to book a consultation with a professional at our clinic. During consultation we identify the cause of your acne, evaluate your skin type, condition, severity and cause of the problem so that we can then use one or a combination of different techniques to reduce and solve the issue.
Book a free consultation now and helps us help you choose the right treatment that is most suitable for your case through an evaluation of your skin type and condition.