Acne and acne scarring

Acne is a common skin problem – up to 95% of people aged 11 to 30 are affected by it.

Acne is associated with oily skin, and causes spots on the face, chest and back, It’s linked to hormone levels and often starts during puberty, but can happen at any age.

Living with acne and the scars it commonly leaves behind can impact on self-esteem.

Treatments for acne and acne scarring

Getting treatment for acne, such as creams and medicines, early on can help prevent scarring. You should also avoid picking or scratching your spots, as damaging the skin while it’s healing creates a scar.

But if you do have scarring from acne, Dr Gribbin offers non-invasive aesthetic treatments to improve the appearance of your skin. 

Dr Gribbin will start with an in-depth consultation where she will examine and assess your skin, including the type of acne scars you have and where they are on your body  a vital part of establishing which treatment will be most effective. She’ll also invest time in finding out more about you, your life and your medical history.

From there, she can put together a tailored treatment plan to suit your needs – a thorough consultation prepares the path for better results.