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Acne & Acne Scarring Clinic in Eastbourne

Acne, as well as the scars left by the spots it generates, can be a source of anxiety. There are therapies available if you are suffering, and we offer them right here at Clinic 33.

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Acne FAQ’s…

Acne is the most common cause of spots. It is a skin condition that occurs when pores and hair follicles get trapped with oil (sebum), creating spots. However, acne occurs because that trapped sebum creates an ideal environment for a germ (bacterium) called ‘Propionibacterium acnes’, to live and multiply – and that’s what creates the painful redness around the spots.

Under normal circumstances, small numbers of this bacterium normally live on the skin and do no harm. However, if a large number develop in the trapped sebum, the immune system reacts (worse for some than others) and cause inflammation. If inflammation develops, it causes the surrounding skin to become red and the spots become larger and filled with pus (pustules).

In some cases, the pustules become even larger and form into small nodules and cysts.

Most people with it are aged between 12 and 25 but some older and younger people are affected; with boys of this age being even more prone to it that than girls.

On average, about 8 in 10 teenagers will develop some degree of acne. Often it is mild. However, it is estimated that about 3 in 10 teenagers have acne bad enough to need treatment to prevent scarring.

Acne usually affects the face but may also affect the back, neck and chest. The severity can range from mild to severe.

Untreated acne usually lasts about 4-5 years before settling. However, it can last for many years in some cases with visible marks and scars varying in severity.

On a short-term basis, each inflamed spot will heal eventually, however, in some cases, the area of skin that was inflamed remains discoloured for several months after the inflammation has gone (post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation). This is often more noticeable in darker-skinned people.

On a long-term basis, a small pitted scar is commonly left on the skin where there was an inflamed spot. These small scars often do not fade fully and are a marker in older people that they once had inflamed acne spots. This is why it is advisable to not let acne run it’s own course, rather have it treated to minimise it’s presence and therefore, reduce long term damage caused.

How can Acne & Acne Scarring be treated?

Acne and acne scars are best treated with a combination of good skin cleanliness, chemical peels, and LED light therapy. Both of these treatments have seen significant advances in recent years and are now at their highest effective levels.

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The Clinic 33 approach…

Our goal is to provide effective treatments for a wide range of skin problems and complaints, including the most difficult. We combine the finest of current technology and industrial breakthroughs with biological understanding to deliver our service and, in turn, improve the appearance of your skin or body if you are unsatisfied with it.

To get rid of acne and acne scars… We employ Dermalux LED light therapy, as well as Medik8 and Sesderma medical-grade chemical peels and aftercare products. Sesderma is a skin care firm based in Spain that specialises in Nano dermatology. Their research and development budget is unrivalled in the market. Medik8 is a British skincare brand that produces high-quality but less potent skincare than Sesderma. The combination of the two medications seemed to cover the vast majority of Acne symptoms.

Dermalux has been named skin treatment of the year for the past four years, and the Dermalux LED light therapy page contains further information.

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Suffering from Acne & Acne Scarring in unwanted places? Our specialists are available to help today at our Eastbourne Clinic

Want to talk about your body or face concerns? Contact us to arrange a free consultation and find out what we can do for you.

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