Comprehensive Acne Treatment Available in Canberra

Acne is the most common of skin diseases, with approximately 85% of Australians aged between 15 and 24 being affected by the condition. Most adolescents suffer from the condition and in some cases, particularly with women; it can stay with them well into adulthood.


If acne is impacting your skin, don’t hesitate to reach out to the friendly team at Healthy Skin Solutions. Aside from providing comprehensive treatment for acne, we also help clients treat and manage eczema, rosacea, urticaria, psoriasis and more. 


Understanding acne to provide the proper treatment


In addition to an increase in hormones during puberty, acne can be caused by a number of other factors at any stage throughout life including:


  • Menstrual cycles

  • Hormonal changes (e.g. pregnancy, menopause)

  • Anxiety and stress

  • Poor diet

  • Poor hygiene

  • Humid climates (when producing more sweat)

  • Oil based make-up


Symptoms include inflammation, redness and tenderness where pimples and blackheads surface and it most commonly affects the face, neck, shoulders, chest and back because there are more sebaceous glands (oil glands) in those areas.


Acne is caused by pores in the skin becoming blocked, the oil in the skin (called sebum) building up and consequently a swollen, red bump develops on the skin.


There are a few different types of acne, including:


  • Blackheads – small black dot appearing on skin

  • Whiteheads – small raised, white bump under the skin

  • Papules and pustules – larger raised bump on skin, red at base with pus at the top

  • Nodules and cysts – large solid pimples, very painful and embedded deep within skin


Reach out to us to discuss acne treatment options


Depending on the severity of the acne, scars can often be left behind on the skin. Sufferers often benefit from seeing a dermatological specialist to discuss a range of treatments to help with their acne and improve the appearance of their acne scars.


For anyone that suffers from acne, the affects can be felt physically, mentally and emotionally but the good news is that at Healthy Skin Solutions we have helped hundreds of patients resolve their acne problem using simple but effective therapies. Call us on 02 6295 6040 today.