New Year’s Resolution 2104: Help for Acne Prone Skin
Acne, breakouts, spots, pimples-these are the most common skin complaints in Ireland, and Cosmetic Doctor operates a busy Acne Clinic specifically geared to helping people of all ages get control of their skin trouble and treat their acne in the most effective way.
Cosmetic Doctor fully understands the significant impact even mild acne can have on self-confidence.
Although spots are common among teens as hormone levels shift in the process of growing up, we are seeing increasing levels of Adult Acne cases which persist into the 30s, 40s and can do severe damage to the skin.
Adult acne has been linked to depression and can certainly make people feel self-conscious; it’s very difficult to camouflage with make-up.
Most women who suffer with adult acne are forced into a complex regime of applying layers of concealer and make-up to try to hide blemishes; these people often opt to stay at home when they have a bad break-out.
Men don’t have the option of covering their breakouts with make-up, and those people who enjoy sports or an outdoor lifestyle are often reluctant to expose their blemished skin to the cold light of day.
Acne Pitting and Scarring
One of the most upsetting side effects of acne is the scarring and pitting it leaves on the skin; it’s key to get proper treatment early rather than try to fix it yourself with inappropriate over-the-counter remedies.
Cosmetic Doctor have a wide range of treatments designed to minimise the appearance of acne pitting and scarring, restoring clear, healthy skin by encouraging the production of new collagen and elastin.
Effective Medical Treatments for Acne
As Cosmetic Doctor is a doctor-led clinic, Dr. Lisa Fay can prescribe a variety of highly effective treatments for breakouts and acne, including topical creams and washes, acne antibiotics and Vitamin A-based solutions.
If your acne is determined to be the result of a hormonal imbalance such as Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), Dr. Fay can refer you to an endocrinologist if required, and then help you to treat the breakouts.
Many patients who have struggled with their acne for years can finally say goodbye to breakouts and rediscover clear skin.
Ongoing Acne Control and Maintenance
Aside from medication, it’s also important to consider your regular skincare in the light of recurrent spots. Dr Fay will tell you how the wrong type of skincare can aggravate or even cause acne, so she will make a point of going through all your skincare products to see whether or not they’re suitable for your skin type.
She will also advise you on the most appropriate diet to help alleviate further breakouts, as well as recommending a series of ongoing facials such as deep pore cleansing and comedone extractions, which are invaluable to any acne treatment.
If you want to resolve your acne this year, simply call Cosmetic Doctor on 01 685 3100 and book a consultation.