Article Medically reviewed by Dr. Gavin Chan (MBBS, cosmetic physician, liposuctionist)
Templestowe Lower and Berwick Clinics
Dr. Gavin Chan has a background in intensive care, anaesthesia, and emergency medicine. Since 2004, Dr. Chan has provided cosmetic procedures, including anti-wrinkle injections, dermal fillers, liposuction, fat transfer, skin needling, and laser treatments. He is a doctor trainer for various dermal fillers and anti-wrinkle injections.
TheraClear acne treatment
Acne treatment using TheraClear is a multi-step treatment that provides lasting results. It is an acne treatment device that works with your skin by addressing multiple causes of acne with each treatment.
Stubborn acne and embarrassing lumps, marks and post inflammatory pigmentation can be hard to treat and therefore it feels like a very long hard journey to travel. We often see acne affecting self esteem and confidence, consequently many sufferers of acne can feel very low.
While there is no one quick fix to clearing acne, there are reliable treatments available at Victorian Cosmetic Institute that offer results.
Both teen and adult acne is a real issue for the sufferer and can be difficult to treat, as it is usually a result of underlying excess sebum, hormones and environmental factors. Everyone deserves clear, healthy looking skin and everyone should be able to achieve it with a little help and the right skin care and treatment routine.
What does the TheraClear acne treatment treat?
The TheraClear acne treatment treats acne, congestion, blackheads, inflammatory acne and cystic acne. It helps treat and prevent future sebum from producing. Furthermore, it can also help treat inflammation, redness and hyperpigmentation caused by the acne itself.
How does TheraClear acne treatment work?
The TheraClear Acne Treatment has two components that work together to clean and clear the skin: the vacuum and the broadband light. The vacuum deep cleans the pores by extracting sebum that is trapped in your pores. The broadband light works to reduce sebum production, reduce redness, even skin tone and clear acne.
Benefits and results of TheraClear acne treatment
- No pain – treatment is very comfortable.
- No downtime. Go straight back to work after treatment.
- Effective treatment for mild to moderate inflammatory acne, cystic acne, comedones (blackheads) and pustular acne.
- Reduces the redness surrounding acne, cystic acne and pustular acne.
- Dries and flattens acne.
- Pore size reduction may be visible
What is sebum?
Sebum is an oily secretion that comes from the sebaceous glands. It is usually what keeps our skin from drying out just like a natural moisturiser but an excess of sebum is what contributes to acne issues such as cysts. The most common problems when it comes to excess sebum, besides typical acne, is keratosis pilaris which are tiny, hard bumps on the skin.
How does TheraClear acne treatment differ to other acne treatments?
The TheraClear acne treatment differs from other acne treatment systems because where the others may clean the sebum from the pores, the TheraClear acne treatment thoroughly cleans the pores but it also destroys the Acne bacteria within the pores and on the skin.
How many TheraClear acne treatments will I need?
TheraClear acne treatment recommends around 6 treatments for optimum results, acne is very stubborn regular treatments are very important.
TheraClear treatments prep the skin and begin to clean while the following treatments relieve the skin from pustules, comedones, congestion and excess sebum, leaving the skin smooth and clear.
The TheraClear acne treatment system can easily be alternated with chemical peels and Microdermabrasion.
Can I continue to use my skin care whilst being treated with TheraClear acne treatments?
While receiving your TheraClear treatments, you should continue the other acne treatments and products as advised by your practitioner.
Your practitioner will create a plan for each patient utilising the correct skin care and combination of treatments to give the very best results.
TheraClear acne treatment before and after case study
TheraClear Case Study
This is a progress photo taken of a patient who has received 3 sessions of TheraClear to treat his acne. With further treatments we except to see an even greater improvement to his acne. This patient is also using Synergie Vitamin B serum once daily to reduce inflammation and promote clearer skin.