Acne Scarring Treatments

Worried about Acne Scarring? Acne can be distressing enough, but also leaves a cruel legacy in the form of scarring and pitting that can continue to take a toll on your confidence even after the acne itself has cleared up. In recent years, treatment for acne scarring has progressed read more

Acne – Everything You Want To Know About Acne

Pimples; blackheads; spots; cysts and pustules all refer to acne and acne breakouts, and differ only in their indication of the level of severity of the breakout. All acne forms some kind of a blemish that rises above the surface of the skin, so it’s not surprising to find read more

Teenage Acne and Roaccutane

Roaccutane (isotretinoin) is a medication which can only be prescribed by a doctor. It’s a synthetic derivative of vitamin A used to help tackle moderate to severe acne. The use of Roaccutane must be monitored closely by a doctor, and it is prescribed in courses; usually between four and read more

Treating Teenage Acne in Dublin

The vast majority of teenagers will get acne at some point, as shifts in hormone levels stimulate oil glands to produce high levels of sebum (skin oil) and it combines with dead skin cells to clog pores. Clogged pores can become inflamed, leading to pimples on the face, neck, read more

Acne Treatment Research and Progress

As acne is such a common problem throughout the world, research is ongoing amongst medical professional to continually update the most effective treatments and outline areas of importance. March of this year saw the culmination of 16 months hard work for the Acne Priority Setting Partnership in London, where read more

Teenage Acne – Cosmetic Doctor in Dublin can Help

Almost every teenager will experience acne to some degree; be it an occasional blackhead or whitehead, to more serious pimples; pustules and blemishes. Acne usually occurs between the ages of 12 and 20, and can last for between 5 and 10 years. People blame everything from stress to diet read more

Acne Prone Skin? Salicylic Acid Can Help

Salicylic acid is a beta hydroxy acid, most commonly used to treat comedonal or non-inflamed acne- that is acne that is not forming pustules. It is a popular ingredient in many over-the-counter products, and Cosmetic Doctor use it as an effective peel to help patients with acne issues. Understanding read more

Sunscreen (SPF) and Acne-Prone Skin

If you are just starting an acne treatment program at Cosmetic Doctor Dublin, one of the first things you need to do is to choose the right sunscreen for your acne-prone skin. Protecting your skin from the sun is essential to the long-term success of your acne treatment program. read more

Treating Different Types of Acne

Acne vulgaris is commonly classed as a skin problem that is only experienced during puberty, but in reality, acne can persist for years, long after the spotty teenager years have ended. One of the most common skin problems seen by Dr. Fay at Cosmetic Doctor is adult acne and read more

Clear up Adult Acne with CLENZIderm

Skin that is plagued with acne breakouts is not only confined to teenagers, as the unpleasant skin condition can often continue into adulthood. Adult acne can be extremely demoralizing and those who suffer from the condition are faced with the daily struggle of minimizing its appearance without triggering further read more