Acne

Quick facts

  • The causes of acne are multi-factorial and different for each person; therefore treatments will vary from person to person and are tailored to your needs.
  • Acne left untreated can lead to permanent scarring

Read about Amelia's adult acne journey here 

Acne FAQ's

What causes acne?

  1. Acne is a skin condition with many underlying factors, one being the over activity of a bacteria called P. acnes. This type of acne is often associated with inflamed cystic type spots. 
  2. Poor skin condition is the most common cause of adult acne; due to dehydration and accumulative damage
  3. Hormonal imbalances and a family history of acne are also strong influences

What treatments are available to treat acne?

  • Medical Grade Skin Care: a tailored home based skin plan can improve skin health, reduce inflammation and blackheads, and assist in skin healing.

  • Omnilux Blue: a medically proven light therapy where a special wavelength of blue light simulates your body to naturally recognize and destroy the acne-causing bacteria P. acnes (Research shows a 3 week course alternating with Omnilux Revive gave on average a 70% reduction in acne over 8-12 weeks)

  • Omnilux Revive: to reduce inflammation and improve healing and recovery (alternate with Omnilux Blue)

  • Natural Peels: to remove the dead layer of skin cells and improve normal oil flow, reducing blackheads and improving the health of your skin

 

To find out which treatments are right for you, contact us for a personalised consultation with one of our Medical Skin Therapists on 0800 COSMED.