Active Acne

Acne is a common condition affecting teenagers and adults. It consists of comedones, commonly known as white/black heads and inflammatory papules. Its appearance, however trivial, often interferes with their quality of life. Treatment of acne must be early and vigorous.

For patients who are not keen on taking oral medication do not find topical creams very effective we have 4 options to help you clear your acne.

  1. Acne phototherapy, which is a new award winning FDA approved technology called clearlightTM to treat moderate to severe acne. This works by using exact wavelength of light to selectively destroy acne bacteria and decrease skin inflammation. This is an alternative modality of treatment and there is no need to take any antibiotics or other medication such as Isotretinoin. The therapy is safe and effective.
  2. H202 oxygen peel. This helps to clear the dead epithelium and kill the P acne bacterial.
  3. Spectra laser toner peel. This treatment reduces sebum production and also helps reduce the acne marks.
  4. Photodynamic therapy using a photo sensitizer to clear the stubborn P acne bacterial and control sebum production.

The acne treatment is dependent on the severity of your condition. Please click on this link to assess if your acne is mild, moderate or severe.

Acne Scars and Pigmentation

Untreated or poorly treated acne will lead to acne scars. The black marks that remain when the acne subsides are called post inflammatory hyperpigmentation. Usually the marks will resolve after some time.

Treatment for acne scars require collagen remodeling in the skin.

For Skin Type 5 and above and sensitive skin, we recommend

For moderate to severe acne and skin type 1-3, we recommend

  • Micro fractional laser
  • Co2 fractional skin resurfacing
  • Excision and subcision acne scars

For Pigmentation secondary to acne, we recommend

  • Harmony XL Q switched Nd:YAG laser
  • Laser toner peel
  • IPL