Solutions for Adult Acne
Still getting breakouts in your 20’s, or 30’s or even 40’s? Many people experience “adult”acne long after adolescence and for some it can get even worse.
Some statistics show that half of women between the ages of 21 and 30 experience breakouts. For most women, hormonal changes, either around the monthly cycle or during a menopausal shift, are the culprit. But dietary imbalances and stress can also cause flare-ups.
The key to battling adult acne is getting it at it’s source. There are some highly effective treatments that have proven to halt even the most fiercest of acne in it’s tracks.
At CosMedics, we are known for our acne treatments in Edmonton, we offer a range of solutions, customized for you. Here is a breakdown of some options, plus we offer a free consultation to help you determine what is the best choice for you.
Peels – Peels work on both controlling acne but also help reduce the appearance of acne scars. Usually a series of treatments is needed to keep the acne under control. But in most cases it is effective an a long lasting option.This treatment removes dead and damaged skin cells, these cells are then replaced by healthier ones, allowing the skin’s own clarity and tightness to resurface. Microdermabrasion in combination with peels help to remove any excess dead skin cells and help to relief congested pores.
Blu-U -This unique acne treatment delivers clearer skin by destroying the P.acnes bacteria – the root cause of acne flare-ups. The area is then exposed to the Blu-U Light for 15 to 20 minutes, which activates the medication. This acne treatment is painless and is a popular alternative to medications and antibiotics.The back, chest and shoulders can also be treated by Blu-U.
Laser for Acne –Laser energy can be used to kill the bacteria responsible for the acne. This procedure can clear 70% to 90% of moderate, inflammatory acne in 4 to 6 weeks.