Acne Treatment in Melbourne

Acne is a common skin condition that causes spots and bumps to appear on the skin. Acne can occur in people of all ages, but it most commonly affects teenagers and young adults. If you feel like acne is holding you back, our clinic can help you with acne treatment. Our Bayside clinic offers a range of acne and acne scar treatment options to help restore your confidence and achieve clear, healthy skin.

What Are the Different Stages of Acne?

Identifying the current stage of your acne is key to finding the right acne treatment for your skin. The stages acne can progress through are:

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  • Stage 1 (Whiteheads & Blackheads) – In this first stage, the pores of the skin become blocked by dead skin cells, which causes whiteheads or blackheads to develop (also known as comedones).
  • Stage 2 (Papules) – In the second stage, the whiteheads or blackheads are infected by bacteria on the skin and become pustules. Pustules are pus-filled pimples that can also contain sebum and bacteria.
  • Stage 3 (Cysts & Nodules) – In the third stage, infected lesions known as cysts and nodules form. These lesions can extend deep into the skin. In addition to being painful, cysts and nodules often leave behind acne scars. Cystic acne treatment can reduce the appearance of cysts and minimise the risk of scarring.

What Causes Acne?

Acne is caused and exacerbated by a number of factors. Genetic predisposition plays a significant role in determining an individual’s cause of acne, but other common causes can include:

  • Pores that become clogged by dead skin cells, make-up, or bacteria
  • Hormonal changes or imbalances (such as puberty or pregnancy)
  • Consumption of junk food, high in sugar and saturated fats
  • Using unsuitable or oily products on the skin or hair
  • Stress and fatigue

Determining the cause of your acne can help assist with determining your unique treatment plan. For example, if your acne is related to hormonal imbalances, hormonal acne treatment options will be sought out from our acne practitioner.

What Treatments Are Available?

Acne removal treatments can involve the use of laser and other methods to reduce active outbreaks, while acne and pimple scar removal may be utilised to minimise scarring. If you’re seeking acne treatment or acne scar removal, we may recommend one of the following options:

  • Carbon Laser & Laser Toning
  • Skin Peels
  • Microdermabrasion
  • IPL Photo Rejuvenation
  • LED Therapy

Enquire About Acne Treatment at Bay Medical Aesthetics

Bay Medical Aesthetics is a trusted acne treatment clinic in Melbourne offering a range of safe and effective skin and acne laser treatment options for people of all ages. If you’re concerned about acne or acne scarring, our clinicians will thoroughly assess your skin, take the time to understand the causes of your breakouts, and recommend suitable acne or pimple scar treatment options. Arrange your complimentary consultation today.

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