Acne Treatments

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before and after treatment

Acne Solutions

We adapt a treatment package based on individual client needs.

This consists of a multi-treatment approach using Skincare, Supplements, Chemical Peels  and IPL to manage the acne. Once the acne is under control we can then look at solutions to repair the condition of the skin and any scaring that has been left behind.

Energist pulsed light technology here at The Cardiff Clinic  can actively improve acne.

Acne is caused when pores become blocked by over production of sebum and dead skin cells. Once pores are blocked bacteria can build up and cause infection. This can result in acne.
Energist pulsed light treatments (VPL) improve active acne by using the body’s natural defences to destroy the anaerobic bacteria that causes the infection. Energist pulsed light also effectively reduces the inflammation associated with acne.
Acne is reduced significantly following a course of treatments and skin texture and tone is improved as the light energy initiates further collagen production.
When it comes to light-based acne management, UK Manufacturer Energist Medical Group is a name you can trust – We have been designing and manufacturing VPL and IPL systems for more than 15 years – and our treatments are backed up by a number of clinical studies. All of our laser & pulsed light systems, which are used by professionals worldwide, are FDA cleared and pass stringent testing and inspections in order to be badged as CE marked medical products.

How it works

Acne is caused when pores become blocked by over production of sebum and dead skin cells. Once pores are blocked bacteria can build up and cause infection. This can result in acne.
Skin naturally produces a chemical caused porphyrin to fight the internal bacteria that causes acne. Scientists have discovered that specific wavelengths of light stimulate the body’s production of porphyrin and dramatically reduce acne by breaking down the bacteria through the production of singlet oxygen.
Energist pulsed light systems produce the ideal wavelengths to stimulate the production of porphyrin and thus destroying the anaerobic bacteria that causes the infection by producing an oxygen rich environment.
Energist pulsed light also effectively reduces the inflammation associated with acne through the delivery of red light, which is clinically proven to have anti-inflammatory benefits.
Acne is reduced significantly following a course of treatments and skin texture and tone is improved as Energist pulsed light initiates further collagen production.

 

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How it all works

 

Clinical information

The treatment of Acne Vulgaris with Variable Pulsed Light (VPL™) using the Energist Ultra VPL™

Dr. med. Gebhard E. M. Gramlich, Chefarzt Privatklinik Hegenmühle GbR
Published in “Äesthetische Dermatologie” Issue 3 2006
This study was conducted in a very successful working medical aesthetic clinic in Southern Germany . Dr Gramlich was in search of an alternative therapy to offer to clients that were not responding to the routine acne treatments such as topical fruit acids, benzoyl peroxide and the most aggressive of all Roaccutane. When he saw the excellent results that he was achieving with the Ultra VPL™ system it was a great opportunity to share the data collected and provide a review of the causes and current treatments available for active acne.
“Altogether 80.64% of the cases achieved at least 70% improvement of the symptoms. 90.33% of the patients judged the result of the treatment as good and/or very good. The treatment with variable pulsed light is an outstanding method for the treatment of acne vulgaris at every level of severity. This therapy is important and valuable in the treatment of this dermatological complaint”

 

Customer testimonial 

” I have had 3 treatments for my acne and it has been life changing, I can go out without feeling as self-consious and embarrassed about my skin”

Nerys Young 32 from Bridgend