Acne is perhaps one of the most common skin complaints and effects most people at some stage in their life. It is most closely associated with teenagers but can affect you at any stage of your life particularly when you experience hormonal changes during puberty, the menopause and during your menstrual cycle.
It is can be important to control your acne, particularly if your acne is severe and you have puss filled pustules that are deep and inflamed. If these are not treated they can cause pitted scarring sometimes referred to as ice pick scars. Although you can treat scarring quite effectively, as we do here at the clinic, it clearly makes sense to avoid the scarring in the first place.
The good news is that active acne can be treated and we have a number of excellent treatments here at Brigstock Skin and Laser Centre to control your acne. In addition to treatments we can also give you advice on the appropriate diet to reduce your break outs. Treatments include