Our clinic has a variety of treatments to help acne sufferers to end the frustration and to help prevent the permanent scarring that untreated inflamed acne can result in. Each individual case will be dealt with separately so it is best to visit us for a full consultation .
Acne sufferers need to seek treatment as soon as possible when acne is inflamed to help prevent permanent scarring of affected areas.
What is Acne?
It can be extremely painful and even result in significant scarring in later years. Acne doesn’t discriminate, and sufferers range from teenagers right the way through to full-grown adults, both men and women alike.
Is Acne having a negative impact on your life?
Don’t worry, we’re here to help.
Treating acne is often a long journey that can take its toll on your confidence, but our aim is to get you to a place where you’re happy with the way your skin looks. We’re here for you every step of the way.
Our Treatment Solutions
Acne Clear Laser Treatment
Laser therapy is a technology that enables the management of inflammatory skin conditions without any discomfort, downtime or residual cell necrosis. It offers rapid results within 2-4 weeks after single treatments, results lasting 12+ weeks on all grades of acne
Next to muscle-relaxing injections, Chemical Peels are perhaps the most common non-invasive procedure available, offering patients an incredible complexion boost by stripping away the skin’s damaged, superficial layer and revealing a newer, fresher layer of skin beneath. One of it is Salicylic peel , it is fantastic for treating acne and oily skin, as well as fine lines and wrinkles. A peel using Salicylic will help strip the skin of debris and oil leading to breakouts, blackheads, inflammation and irritation; drastically improving the complexion overall.
Microdermabrasion may also be useful for people dealing with active mild-to-moderate breakouts. In addition to removing dead skin cells that can clog pores, the procedure also reduces excess oil (sebum) from these pores. However it might worsen certain type of acne , our doctors will first have to assess your condition to recommend the most suitable treatment . In certain types of acne microdermabrasion may exacerbate the inflammation.
Mild inflammatory acne may be treated by various topical medication which includes benzyl peroxide , topical antibiotics and topical isotretinoin either on its own, or combined with oral antibiotics. More severe inflammatory acne will require a more potent systemic antibiotics .
Yes, Cleo Clinic helps patients with all types of acne, ranging from mild to severe ; Pustule to Nodular type . The treatment we offer you will depend on the severity of your acne. Our doctors are very experienced in dealing with Acne related problems and patient cure and satisfaction is what they strive for .
There are different reason for acne breakouts and it varies from individual to individual, we approach acne holistically and address all possible reason for the problem. It has been shown that varying levels of stress provokes acne spots. One study of female university students revealed they had more spots after the stress of end of term exams, however, it may take several weeks for the spots to show themselves after periods of stress.
Spots contain mainly acne bacteria. If you squeeze the spots this tends to force the acne bacteria into the surrounding skin where it may cause more redness and inflammation and often a much larger spot than you had in the first place. So resist squeezing, and instead apply a spot gel up to four times a day.
- The first is when the duct from the acne gland to the skin surface known as the oil duct gets blocked. Whiteheads and blackheads are caused by a build up of oil beneath the skin surface.
- The oil (sebaceous) gland is also stimulated to produce more oil .
- Acne bacteria grow very easily in the warm oil build-up.
- System imbalances affect the skin resulting in redness, painful spots, pus filled spots, and scarring.
Dr. Raimie Bin Rahmad
Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) – MMA
Professional Diploma in Aesthetic Medicine
Specializes in non invasive aesthetic treatments including dermal fillers , thread lifting and anti wrinkles treatments.
Dr. Tan Choy Ling
Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) – MMA
Postgraduate Diploma in Dermatology in Clinical Practice – University of South Wales, UK
Professional Diploma in Aesthetic Medicine – AAA
Specializes in non invasive aesthetic treatments with an interest in skin diseases and acne treatments.