Unlocking Clear Skin: A Dermatologist’s Guide to Acne Treatment in London

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Acne Dermatologist London

As a dermatology doctor in London, I understand the frustration and impact that acne can have one one’s confidence. In this post we explore effective acne treatments while emphasising the importance of finding an experienced dermatologist near you who specialises in acne care.

Understanding Acne

Acne is a common skin condition that affects people of all ages. From whiteheads to blackheads to cysts and nodules, acne can manifest in various forms.

Factors like genetics, hormonal changes, and lifestyle contribute to its development.

The Role of a Dermatologist

When dealing with persistent or severe acne, seeking the expertise of a dermatologist is crucial. A dermatologist can provide personalised treatment plans, address underlying causes, issue prescriptions where needed and help you understand what will (and won’t) work for your skin.

Choosing the Right Dermatologist Near You

When searching for a dermatologist in London, consider proximity for regular visits and appointments. Look for a specialist with a focus on acne treatment, ensuring they stay updated on the latest advancements in dermatology.

Effective Acne Treatments:

  1. Topical Treatments: Dermatologists often prescribe topical treatments containing ingredients like benzoyl peroxide, retinoids, or salicylic acid to unclog pores and reduce inflammation.
  2. Oral Medications: In some cases, oral medications like antibiotics or harder hitting acne medication may be prescribed to target bacteria or regulate hormonal imbalances contributing to acne.
  3. Advanced Procedures: Dermatological procedures, such as chemical peels, laser therapy, or extraction of cysts, can be effective for severe cases and may require multiple sessions.

Holistic Approach

Your acne dermatologist should not only treat the symptoms but also address lifestyle factors impacting acne, emphasize the importance of a consistent skincare routine, a balanced diet, and stress management for overall skin health. We understand that often you have been down this road – addressing lifestyle factors before reaching out to a dermatologist. Fortunately the right dermatologist can help get your skin into full health, even when you feel like you have tried everything.

Maintaining Clear Skin

Once acne is under control, a dermatologist can guide you on maintaining clear skin through preventive measures and tailored skincare routines. If needed, regular follow-ups ensure any emerging issues are addressed promptly.

Conclusion

If you’re struggling with acne, finding a dedicated dermatologist in London is the first step towards achieving clear, healthy skin. Prioritise local specialists who understand the unique challenges faced in your area. Take charge of your skin health, and let a trusted dermatologist guide you on the path to confidence and radiant skin.

If you would like help from us, we would love to hear from you. Our number is 02039411815 or contact us here. We know it can feel a big step, but we’re here for you.

Good skin days, always.

From the specialists in skin health,

Dr Cherry Armstrong & Helen Wyre

Co-founders, No. 23 Skin
23 Ansdell St, London W8 5BN

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Cameron Tudor
month ago
I am delighted to have Dr Cherry looking after my skin. She inspires confidence, and the personal service provided by No. 23 Skin is wonderful.
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Had a great experience at No 23 Skin. The doctor helped me feel really at ease and whole atmosphere was warm. Great location too. Can’t wait to go back for my facial in a few weeks!
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What a lovely find No.23 Skin is, this was my first facial post lockdown and I picked the perfect place. It is in beautiful location just off High St Ken and whilst being luxurious it was also welcoming and warm. I selected the anti-aging facial and Cecilia tailored it especially to my skin concerns. She had had such a great touch and I was relaxed from the first minute. Facial included a fabulous massage and a LED light treatment (this is a must) and after 75 mins I left with glowing skin! It’s been over two weeks and my skin still looks fresh and dewy.Next appointment is with Dr Armstrong for my wrinkle treatment. Will then be Christmas party ready!read more
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12 days ago
The team at No.23 Skin are really helpful, warm and knowledgeable. I went in for a pregnancy facial with Cecilia and she helped me with some very annoying milia that have been troubling me around my eyes for ages and nobody else would help with.I was also able to have a pregnancy safe peel which has left me with smoother skin with a more even tone. Would really recommend!read more
Petrie Randles
month ago
Couldn't have asked for better care. Professional and friendly. Highly recommend.
Cameron Tudor
month ago
I am delighted to have Dr Cherry looking after my skin. She inspires confidence, and the personal service provided by No. 23 Skin is wonderful.
Debbie Charkham
month ago
I had a wonderful experience at No23 Skin, the rooms were bright and airy, making you feel completely comfortable! Overall l left feeling very calm and relaxed! It’s so wonderful to be in the hands of amazing Doctorsread more
Briana Anoff
month ago
Had a great experience at No 23 Skin. The doctor helped me feel really at ease and whole atmosphere was warm. Great location too. Can’t wait to go back for my facial in a few weeks!
Stephanie Johnston
3 months ago
What a lovely find No.23 Skin is, this was my first facial post lockdown and I picked the perfect place. It is in beautiful location just off High St Ken and whilst being luxurious it was also welcoming and warm. I selected the anti-aging facial and Cecilia tailored it especially to my skin concerns. She had had such a great touch and I was relaxed from the first minute. Facial included a fabulous massage and a LED light treatment (this is a must) and after 75 mins I left with glowing skin! It’s been over two weeks and my skin still looks fresh and dewy.Next appointment is with Dr Armstrong for my wrinkle treatment. Will then be Christmas party ready!read more
Rebecca Pick
12 days ago
The team at No.23 Skin are really helpful, warm and knowledgeable. I went in for a pregnancy facial with Cecilia and she helped me with some very annoying milia that have been troubling me around my eyes for ages and nobody else would help with.I was also able to have a pregnancy safe peel which has left me with smoother skin with a more even tone. Would really recommend!read more
Petrie Randles
month ago
Couldn't have asked for better care. Professional and friendly. Highly recommend.
Cameron Tudor
month ago
I am delighted to have Dr Cherry looking after my skin. She inspires confidence, and the personal service provided by No. 23 Skin is wonderful.
Debbie Charkham
month ago