If spots persist, or you are dealing with a more sinister form (think deep, painful cysts), a trip to a skin specialist is in order. LED Light Therapy is an option that controls breakouts at a cellular level- blue light in particular destroys acne-causing bacteria. Exclusive to Clear Skin Care Clinics is Dr McCaffery’s SGA treatment – which we road tested here. Quick and only with minor discomfort,this treatment, which involves tiny probes zapping the sebaceous gland. It permanently removes the cause, destroying those rouge sebaceous glands. With a 90% success rate, it’s certainly worth a try for stubborn spots.
As far as scarring goes, fractional resurfacing and skin needling techniques can create thousands of micro injuries that stimulate skin cell turnover and can help with smoothing the skin.
Do you suffer adult acne? Have you found an effective way to treat it?
Story by Emily Algar