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drtash@skinenhanceclinic.com

01277 549 006

drtash@skinenhanceclinic.com

Acne

Acne

Acne is a long term skin condition generally associated with breakouts of comedomes, papules, pustules and cysts. Acne most commonly develops in areas of the body that contain a lot of sebaceous glands, like the face, neck, chest, back and shoulders. The three major factors implicated in acne are:

1. Blockage of hair follicles (pores) where sebum is produced, by dead skin cells (Abnormal Keratinisation)
2. Overproduction of sebum.
3. Proliferation or overgrowth of P.acnes bacteria and consequent inflammation.

Adult acne can be caused by 5 main reasons:

  1. Hormone fluctuations at period times and at around the menopause.
  2. Stress which in turn affects stress hormone production and hormone imbalance
  3. Use of wrong skincare products which is not suitable for their skin type. It is important to remember that people who suffer with acne can have normal, dry or oily skin and treatment options vary depending on the skin type.
  4. High GI-index food that is food containing high levels of sugar can initiate a destructive pathway stimulating excess activity of the sebum producing glands.
  5. Environmental factors such as pollution, using dirty makeup brushes, not washing pillowcases frequently, using hair products and  over-washing of the face depletes natural oils and stimulate compensatory oil production by the skin.

The goals of treatment include:

  1. Decreasing sebaceous gland activity
  2. Decreasing bacteria level
  3. Correcting abnormal keratinisation
  4. Reducing inflammation

It is important to bear in mind that it can take 2-5months for improvements to be seen.

Obagi® Medical Correct and Transform your Skin

Acne Treatment System

Obagi Acne Treatment System is the only prescription based acne treatments that contain a patented, soluble form of 5% benzoyl peroxide (BPO) which being more easily absorbed by the skin, has been clinically proven to penetrate the follicles for effective reduction in both P.acnes bacteria and associated lesions.

Acne Treatment Billericay

Acne Treatment

Acne Treatment

Disclaimer: Each person is unique so there will always be variation in individual response to treatment, recovery and downtime following treatment. Results cannot be guaranteed. Please book an appointment with Dr Tash for your tailor-made treatment plan

Zo® Skin Health

ZO® Skin Health Steps to Skin Health – 3 Steps

Step 1: ZO® GSRTM Getting Skin ReadyTM

Cleanse
Exfoliate
Tone

Step 2: Prevent and Correct

Daily Skincare Protocol
Acne Protocol

Step 3: Protect

Sun Protection

Disclaimer: Each person is unique so there will always be variation in individual response to treatment, recovery and downtime following treatment. Results cannot be guaranteed. Please book an appointment with Dr Tash for your tailor-made treatment plan

AlumierMD

Acne treatment must be customised and should be flexible as any skin type can develop acne. Products used for teenage acne can be too harsh for adult skin as adult skin produces less oil, has a slower rate of cell turnover and heals at a different rate so using the same products can lead to side effects such as dryness and irritation. AlumierMD products can be customised for sensitive skin, oily resilient skin or combination skin.

Please click the link below to access the AlumierMD Portal where you can order the products recommended at the consultation. You will need Skin Enhance Clinic’s Unique Code A186FA75 in order to register.

URL: www.alumiermd.co.uk/join

Neostrata®

Neostrata® Refine Range

Neostrata® Refine Range provides anti-ageing for Oily and Blemish prone skin. Refine skin care products feature several highly effective and clinically proven ingredients to target the unique needs of oily, acne-prone skin as it ages. Glycolic Acid and Gluconolactone are clinically proven to stimulate cell renewal, improve clarity and brightness and reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles. Mandelic Acid, found naturally in almonds, is a lipophilic AHA that is readily absorbed by oily skin, making its antiaging properties particularly effective for this skin type. It has also been shown to reduce skin oiliness over time. Patented NeoGlucosamine inhibits tyrosinase to help reduce the appearance of age spots and uneven pigment. The result is smoother, clearer and younger-looking skin

Refine products are ideal for patients with Oily, acne-prone skin whose skin ageing concerns include: enlarged or clogged pores, dark spots from age or acne, oiliness and excessive shine and fine lines and wrinkles.

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FIVE GOOD REASONS TO CHOOSE SKIN ENHANCE CLINIC

Just what makes Skin Enhance Clinic so unique?

Here are five reasons why you should choose us when you are considering cosmetic treatment.

  1. The guiding principle of Skin Enhance Clinic is to deliver exceptional patient care and Dr Tash always has her patient’s welfare at heart.
2. You start with a face-to-face consultation at Skin Enhance and there will be plenty of time to consider all your options, and ask any questions you might have before you decide, together with Dr Tash, what treatment is right for you.
3. Dr Tash will work with you to identify the correct solution for you, one that is appropriate for your needs and meets your expectations.
4. Dr Tash only ever uses the best products that are sourced for Skin Enhance Clinic through official UK Pharmacies eliminating, as far as is possible, any risk to her patients and assuring the quality of the treatments given.
5. While Dr Tash knows that to most people having cosmetic treatment is all about being more beautiful, she firmly believes that consultation can also help to reduce any emotional and psychological effects that a patient might be experiencing with some skin conditions. There are many other things that Dr Tash can advise you on, and these include Professional skin care products and maintaining a healthy skin and wellbeing.