For clearer skin and smoother complexion
I had such a quick response to my enquiry, the staff were very helpful and I had a date booked for me within minutes. I had a consultation with Dr. Salman who was very pleasant and talked me through the whole procedure in detail. I can't tell you how pleased I am with the results and I would definitely recommend this clinic to others!
I would recommend this to a friend. It was good value and the procedure was completed to great satisfaction.
About this treatment
What causes acne?
Acne is caused by the body’s increased production of the hormone androgen, which stimulates the sebaceous glands to produce more oil. The increased production of oil causes the pores to become blocked, so that the oil cannot come up to the skin surface. The acne itself is an infection caused by skin bacteria that feed on and break down this oil.
What causes acne scarring?
Scars typically form at the site of an injury, and in the case of acne, bacteria infect the pores of the skin, which becomes plugged and inflamed. In some cases, this alone can cause scarring. Picking at acne can also cause scarring.
Background to the procedure
There are several effective cosmetic treatments available for those who wish to diminish the appearance of acne scarring. A lot will depend on the kind of scars you are carrying.
Ice pick scars: These often appear as depressed pockets in the skin and are small with a somewhat jagged edge.
Keloid scars: This type of scarring occurs when the tissue becomes raised and thickened and is typically hereditary.
Soft scars: Soft scars are soft to the touch and have gently inclined edges that roll into normal skin.
Depending on the nature of the scar, we might recommend one or more of the following treatments:
Dermabrasion. With dermabrasion, the surface of the skin is removed by abrasion, a form of sanding. This helps remove the damaged skin and lessen scars and dark spots on the skin.
Laser Resurfacing. Laser resurfacing is a fairly new treatment that helps to reduce blemishes and acne scars. With this technique, skin is removed layer-by-layer using a laser.
Chemical Peel. Chemical peels are used to improve the texture of the skin after scarring has occurred. A chemical solution causes the skin to blister before peeling off, which revitalises the skin cells and leaves you feeling refreshed and blemish free.
Patient care has always been at the forefront of everything we do, this is why we are a leading cosmetic surgery provider in Ireland. We believe that ‘aftercare’ is just as important a part of the entire cosmetic treatment procedure as the treatment itself. With Auralia, you can be rest assured that all your aftercare needs will be completely fulfilled, providing you the support you need for a fast and stress-free recovery.