Acne scars treatments are regarded as cosmetic in Britain, and are largely unavailable on the NHS. It is estimated that 80% of people aged 11-30 will be affected by acne, mainly coming into fruition during puberty and pregnancy due to changes in hormones. When the acne has subsided, sometimes the scars from spots or picking can remain, leaving crater-like dimples or lumps and bumps. This is usually the case if you scratch or pick your spots whilst the acne is still active.
PHI Clinic specialises in acne scarring, providing an extensive range of treatments for this particular indication. It is an indication which we frequently address and treat, and have seen some great results with.Book consultation
Before and after Acne Scars treatment
Factors to consider with Acne Scars
A lot of teenagers who suffer with acne are prescribed medication to clear the spots, but can then neglect to treat the acne scars which are left as a result. It is best to treat acne scars when they are still fresh and have not matured. If scars are left untreated, they can be more stubborn and more difficult to treat later on.
Different types of scarring may be present in the same person and different types of scarring respond better to different types of treatment. Therefore, it is common for one person to need a combination of treatments or procedures.
Treatments available for Acne Scars
Currently, laser resurfacing is one of the most efficient methods of improving facial scarring that has happened as a result of injury or earlier surgery, and is known in the industry in being particularly effective at treating conditions usually regarded as ‘stubborn’ like acne scarring.
Our highly trained doctors & nurses will recommend a tailored treatment to best fit your needs, from wrinkles...Read on Book consultation
Pulsed Dye Laser
Targeting skin conditions that were traditionally believed to only affect those of fairer skin tones, but have since been proven to affect patients of colour.
Face veins and redness as conditions are not a health risk, but can cause emotional or psychological distress to the individual and can prove to be difficult to mask by makeup and creams. Pulsed Dye Laser can be very effective in treating redness and other issues like face veins.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Every treatment is tailored to individual needs of the patient, and includes comprehensive follow up appointments.
Our acne scarring treatments are performed by our team of cosmetic doctors and nurses.
Acne scarring is usually most prominent on the face and neck however, acne scarring treatments can be performed on other areas of the body.
There may well be downtime associated with acne scarring treatment.This will be discussed at your consultation.
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