Acne is a common skin disorder of the hair follicles and sebaceous glands that may affect people of all ages, often causing distress and negative social/emotional outcomes for the individual.  Acne is most commonly found on the face, neck and chest and contributing factors may include:

  • Genetics
  • Diet
  • Stress
  • Hormone
  • Infection
  • Abnormal keratinisation of sebaceous glands/hair follicles

Our Specialist Dermatologist can offer expert advice regarding treatment options for moderate to severe acne including

  1. Topical treatments,
  2. Oral antibiotics,
  3. Hormonal medications (e.g. oral contraceptives),
  4. Photodynamic therapy
  5. Dermatologist only prescription medications

WPRS also offers a range of dermal therapies in our Skin Lab that may further enhance medical management including:

  1. Microdermabrasion– improvement with skin texture and scarring
  2. Dermal stamping – correction of deep pitted scarring
  3. LED light therapies– correction of redness and improvement of scarring

Dr Werner Sinclair