Acne predominantly occurs during adolescence due to the increase in testosterone in both sexes, however all ages can be affected. The condition can be prompted by psychological factors such as increased stress levels, genetics and dietary habits. Most common areas affected are the face, back and chest.
Acne treatment is necessary for several reasons. Not only does the appearance of acne temporarily affect your physical appearance, it can lead to permanent scarring if deeper cysts are left untreated. Acne is associated with elevated levels of stress, unhappiness and infection.
We provide some of the most advanced and effective options for acne treatment. Once the condition has been diagnosed at consultation, your dermatologist will recommend one of a number of treatments available to achieve the best results for you. Treatments range from topical creams and gels at the less severe end of the scale, to antibiotics, hormonal treatments and Roaccutane in more severe cases.
|Axillary botulinum toxic Botox injections for excess sweating (hyperhidrosis)|
|Contact allergy testing|
|Dermoscopy as part of skin lesion diagnosis for screening possible malignant melanoma|
|Electro-cautery for benign facial skin changes|
|Excision of basal cell carcinoma|
|Excision of squamous cell carcinoma|
|Mole and skin cancer screening|
|Skin cancer treatment|
|Skin lesion excision biopsy|
|Skin lesion removal|
|Skin tag removal|
|Tri-chloro-acetic acid therapy for eyelid xanthelasma|