Acne is a disorder of the sebaceous glands causing pimples and pustules and possible scarring of the skin. Acne tends to affect younger people but can be found in all age groups. Rosacea more typically affects those over thirty and is a disorder of the blood vessels in the skin causing flushing, persistent redness, pimples, visible blood vessels and, in some cases, skin thickening.
Both of these conditions respond well to IPL and Skinpen® treatments and also to Tretinoin cream, which is available to purchase from Mirabel Clinic. Another product range that is available for acne is Obagi Nu-Derm. It is available to purchase from the clinic, after a consultation with Dr Brooks as it is a prescription only product. We are very impressed with the results we’ve seen so far. You can click on the link here to see a great before and after pictures at the bottom of the page.
The unique HydraFacial philosophy of Skin Health for Life also offers a treatment protocol that is specifically targeted at acne. It helps to improve active acne by reducing the build-up of excess oils and also improve scarring by deeper exfoliation using natural salicylic acid and the application of different strengths of GlySal peel. Improvements can be seen from your first treatment.
The original LED phototherapy mask Déesse can be used to help combat both inflammatory and congested acne and rosacea. Using different settings and light combinations these conditions can be specifically addressed. Light therapy is medically recognised and clinically proven, with independent studies, and over 40yrs of scientific research and support. A course of treatments is recommended for best results. This is a very popular treatment because it is quick and non-invasive meaning there is little impact on your daily life.
Treatment with Vbeam can be very effective for rosacea.
Dr Brooks will advise you as to which treatment is most suitable for you.
A dramatic difference achieved with IPL treatment