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What Is Acne/Scarring?

Acne is a skin condition that takes place when your pores and oil glands are clogged and blocked with dead skin cells. This causes coloured spots, pimples and cysts to appear on the exterior of the skin. It can also result in whiteheads, blackheads or pimples.

Acne is extremely common, with around three-quarters of adolescents experiencing it in their teenage years, and most humans experiencing it at least once in their lifetime.

Acne can occur all over your body, but is typically most common on your face, neck and back. It is also common in areas of your body that are prone to sweat and heat, like behind your knees or your forehead.

Acne scarring can occur as a result of damage to the skin whilst acne is present. The scars can look different for each individual person, but generally have a white/grey/silver/pink tone and cover the entire, or part, of the area that is acne affected.

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What Causes Acne/Scarring?

There are a number of explanations for the eruption of acne and scarring on the body. In majority of cases, acne begins in teenage years which indicates that it may be a result of hormonal changes in puberty.

Although, acne in mature aged persons can indicate naturally oily skin, genetics that are prone to acne or high amounts of dirt/dust/contamination on the skin.

Whilst some actions can be taken to prevent acne, such as regularly cleaning ones face with suitable lotions and clean materials, many cases of acne are unstoppable. For example, menstrual-related hormonal changes can influence acne, but are just a natural part of a woman’s life. Genetics that encourage acne are also imbedded into a human’s makeup and cannot be changed.

However, it is important to understand that professional skin clinics can help with the reduction of acne and scarring. In fact, in many circumstances, they have the ability to entirely eliminate acne.

Treatments for Acne/Scarring

In order to treat acne, medical professionals may recommend laser treatment, oral antibiotics, or rigid skin care routines. Ultimately, the most effective approach to treating acne and acne scarring is non-surgical skin and laser treatments.

At Ozmedica Clinic, we have treated hundreds of Melbourne locals who have been affected with acne and scarring. Our holistic, non-intrusive and effective methods to treatment ensure that you attain long-lasting differences and benefits.

Depending on your particular circumstances, we may offer: microdermabrasion, LED red light therapy or chemical peels as a solution to your acne. Most commonly for the reduction of acne and scarring, we recommend chemical peels and Medlite laser facials.

A consultation with one of our approachable professionals will ensure that you are receiving the most appropriate form of treatment for your unique facial complexion.

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Long-term Benefits

Although acne is very common amongst all persons, it can be extremely detrimental to one’s self-confidence. We believe that, regardless of your skin type or complexion, you are beautiful as you.

However, getting involved with treatments to reduce your acne is likely to leave you feeling more confident and self-assured. Our treatments do not alter your natural appearance. Rather, they enhance your natural beauty.

Our happy clients are a testament to our services which ensure that you are left with reduced acne and improved confidence.

After engaging in treatment with Ozmedica Clinic, you are less likely to encounter issues with acne and scarring in time ahead. Hence, treatment with us in an investment to your future.

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