Acne

Acne

Acne & Acne Scars apart from scarring the skin also scar a person’s self confidence and psyche. However do not lose hope, the best part about this much dreaded skin condition is that it is completely curable with Christell skin Clinic.

Christell’s team of experts have treated Acne with great success with their tried and tested treatments. A combination of oral and topical treatment may be prescribed depending on the degree and severity of the condition.

3 steps guide to acne

About Acne (Pimples/Breakouts)

Acne is a chronic disorder of the sebaceous (oil) glands leading to increased (oil) production.
It is a medical condition which is completely curable; the condition needs to be addressed with medications both oral and topical and medical treatments to prevent scarring. Its personal and social impact also needs to be discussed with the patient .

Causes

  • Increased oil production by glands
  • Increased bacterial load on skin
  • Clogging of oil glands by dirt /pollution
  • Hereditary
  • Hormonal influence (increased male hormone levels)

Commonly Found In

  • Teenagers
  • Some adults

Occurrence

Face, back and chest (all areas rich in oil glands)
Acne manifests in the form of lesions like –

  • Blackheads and Whiteheads
  • Small red raised lesions
  • Pus-filled lesions
  • Hard raised lesions
  • Soft fluid filled lesions

Damages Caused By Acne Are

  • Pigmentation
  • Scars
  • Affects psychologically or hampers the self esteem

Triggers That Worsen Acne Include

  • Oil based make-up
  • In girls, menstruation
  • Squeezing or pricking of lesion
  • Hard scrubbing
  • Fatty or fried food
  • Stress (which results in hormonal changes and hence acne)
  • Hormonal pills in women
  • Protein supplements

Acne Treatments At Christell Skin Clinic

Acnex Medi Facial

A specially formulated dermal therapy using strong and effective medications which dry up the existing acne and controlling the oil secretion.

Blue light therapy for acne

A new technology which uses a light therapy which kills acne bacteria and helps shrink oil glands.

IPL Therapy for acne

IPL Acne Therapy is an effective new light-based therapeutic therapy is now revolutionizing the treatment of acne. The IPL Acne Therapy destroys the most common bacteria that cause acne — without drugs, without pain and without downtime. The IPL system has FDA clearance for the treatment of acne.
It is one of the safest acne treatments available,proven to be extremely effective on moderate inflammatory acne. Its technology uses light that is UV-safe and has no known side effects.

Chemical Peel

This involves application of a medicated gel solution that decreases new acne formation, decreases oil gland activity and acne blemishes. It also helps in resurfacing acne scars. This requires neither actual peeling nor downtime, and is painless

Mesotherapy Treatment

This is a painless, microinjection procedure that delivers vitamins, minerals and various medications directly into the required layers of skin, thus reducing pigmentation and resurfacing acne scars.

Pores Cleansing Treatment

This is a combination of infusing acne healing medicines with pure oxygen and enriching vitamins and minerals.

Why Christell Clinic For ACNE Scar Treatment?

At Christell, individualised treatment plans are formulated and combinations of treatments are carried out to achieve desired results, this makes it the best place to obtain treatment for acne in Sri Lanka