3 Ways To Combat Acne Prone Skin

3 Ways To Combat Acne Prone Skin

3 Ways To Combat Acne Prone Skin

Acne is one of the world’s most common skin conditions, and can be very difficult to control. There are plenty of methods of treatment out there to combat the effects of acne, from household remedies like toothpaste to specialist skincare products. However, it can be hard to find the method that works for you. To help make the acne fighting process a little easier, Canterbury Skin and Laser Clinic has put together its list of the top 3 treatments to fight acne prone skin.

Over the counter topical creams and gels

In some mild cases of acne, suffeacne 1rers can remedy their skin condition with over the counter skin products, like gels and creams. There are plenty of acne fighting skincare products on the market, and it can be difficult to find a product that works for your skin. When searching for an acne fighting product it is important to check what active ingredients are present in the product. Seeking acne products that contain ingredients such as salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide is always advised, as these ingredients are scientifically prov
en to improve the condition of acne prone skin.

The great thing about over the counter acne products is that they are highly convenient. Patients can purchase and use these treatments at their own leisure and can use them within their own home. This means that patients can gain the results they want in a time period that reflects their lifestyle.

Hormonal treatments

In some cases, the development of acne can be linked to a hormonal imbalance. In these cases the patients may find that hormone treatments such as cyproterone acetate or certain oral contraceptive pills may be a more effective solution. These treatments can be prescribed by the patient’s doctor and can hugely improve the condition of the skin.

What makes hormonal treatments an effective solution against acne is that they give patients a bespoke solution to their acne condition. Establishing the hormonal imbalance that the patient suffers from allows the doctor to prescribe a tailor made solution their acne prone skin, rather than the generalised products that can be bought over the counter.

Laser treatment

If oral medication or over the counter treatments are not working for you, Nlite laser treatment might be the solution you’re looking for. Nlite laser treatment for acne has been a popular form of treatment for many years, and improves acne prone skin by penetrating the skin’s surface with high energy light beams. This effectively kills the acne-causing bacteria and reduces the production of sebum from the sebaceous glands, resulting in a clear appearance to the skin.

The great thing about laser treatments like Nlite is that they allow patients an effective solution to their skin condition in a quick and convenient way. Nlite treatment requires little recovery time, meaning that patients can gain the results they want in time period that suits them and can continue with their daily life with no restrictions. Nlite treatment can also improve the appearance of acne scarring too by stimulating the collagen production.

If you are considering Nlite laser treatment for your acne, Canterbury Skin and Laser Clinic can is the best place to undergo treatment. The clinic boasts a teams of cosmetic doctors and dermatologists that have extensive knowledge of cosmetic laser treatments, including those that treat acne.

The clinic also offers a range of other treatments to combat acne and the scarring that the condition can often produce; including dermaroller therapy, laser skin resurfacing and punch excision. The clinic also has the additional bonus of employing dermatologists, which is a huge positive when undergoing laser acne treatment as it means patients can gain the results they want without the risk of causing further damage to the surface of their skin.

Canterbury Skin and Laser has clients from a wide range of locations; including Ashford, Dover, Folkestone, Hythe, Margate, Thanet and Faversham.

If you would like more information on laser acne treatment with Canterbury Skin and Laser Clinic, book your consultation today by calling 01227 472288 or emailing reception@skinandlaser.co.uk.