Acne is one of the most common skin conditions. It affects almost everyone at some point in their lives. Acne affects the face the most, but it can also affect the back, chest, and shoulders. It is not a dangerous skin condition but it can result in permanent skin scarring if left untreated.
Acne can be caused or triggered by multiple factors. Often, the exact cause of an acne breakout is unknown. Here are some common causes of acne breakouts.
General Skin Hygiene
Unnecessary skin manipulation such as pimple squeezing
The main aim of treating acne is to prevent permanent acne scars. Therefore, acne should be treated as early as possible. If you wait around for too long, it may become more difficult to treat in the future, and you may develop long term acne scars.
Depend of the acne severity, your doctor might recommend one of the following treatments:
Acne Treatment in Singapore
Acne may take time to clear up even with appropriate treatment. Following that, you may require maintenance treatment to keep it under control. Therefore, it is critical to consult a doctor for advice and have a regular doctor treating your acne consistently so that your progress can be closely monitored.
Acne treatment cost in Singapore is very variable because it largely depends on your acne severity and the types of treatment you require. Here is a breakdown of estimated cost of acne treatment at SOL Aesthetics Medical Clinic for reference.
Topical medication – approximately $30 – $100
Oral medication – approximately $60 – $200
Lasers and energy device – approximately $300 – $500
Acne facial – approximately $200 – $400
We advise patients to have a diagnosis and consultation session with our doctor before starting your acne treatment journey. Our doctor will discuss in-depth regarding your skin condition and provide a suitable procedure.
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*Disclaimer: The content provided is for educational and informational purposes only and does not intend to substitute professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.