Skin Treatment

Acne Treatment in Pune

Are you fed up with the never-ending acne or pimples? Is your skin always on the verge of breaking out? If you dream of pimple-free skin and looking for a personalized acne treatment in Pune, then you have come to the right place. Our experienced Skin Specialist is here to help you get rid of acne and achieve the flawless skin.

What is acne?

Acne is a common skin condition where the pores of your skin become blocked by hair, sebum (an oily substance), bacteria and dead skin cells. Those blockages produce blackheads, whiteheads, nodules and other types of pimples.

Age Group?

Though it mainly affects teenagers and young adults undergoing hormonal changes, many people continue struggling with acne into their 20s, 30s and beyond. Some even develop acne for the first time as adults.

Clinical Result


Where does it most commonly occur?

The most common spots where you might have acne are your face, forehead, chest, shoulders and upper back.

What are the different type of acne?

Acne can take several forms. The include:

Blackheads: Open Pores on the skin that fill with excess oil and dead skin.
Whiteheads: Poresthat remain closed by oil and dead skin.
Papules: Small red or pink bumps that become inflamed.
Pustules: Pimples containing pus.
Fungal acne(pityrosporum folliculitis): This type occurs when an excess of yeast develops in the hair follicles. They can become itchy and inflamed.
Nodules: Solid pimples that are deep in your skin. They are large and painful.
Cysts: Pus-filled pimples. These can cause scars.

Can acne cause scars?

Acne does sometimes result in scarring. It happens when the acne penetrates the skin and damages the deeper layers. Inflammation makes the acne pores swell and breakdown occurs in the wall of the pore.

How is acne treated?

Dr. Shraddha Samant at Skin Avenues ,Pune will suggest prescription medications for your condition depending on the grade of acne and sequelae if any.Along with the oral or topical medications certain procedures done in the opdwil help treating acne, pigmentation and scars In a better way.

What are the other treatment modalities?

Rarely, steroids can be used to treat severe acne or injected into large nodules to reduce inflammation.
Lasersare primarily used to treat acne scars. A laser delivers heat to the scarred collagen under the skin, this relies on the bodys wound healing response to create new, healthy collagen. This encourages the growth of new skin to replace it. There are different types of laser resurfacing ablative and non-ablative.We at Skin Avenues , kharadi have US-FDA approved Fraxis Duo to treat acne scars.Co2 Laser and MNRF both works beautifully to treat the scars.
Chemical Peels:
This treatment uses special chemicals to remove the top layer of old skin. Typically whenever the top layer is removed, the new skin that grows in is smoother and can lessen number of acne and acne pigmentation

Chemical Peel:
This treatment can help in reducing the number of acne, drying the acne, reducing the spots.
A complete range of various chemical peel treatment is available at skin avenues clinic for targeting acne and pigmentation. Minimum to no downtime depending on the type of chemical pee used can provide a good improvement in acne, PIH, texture. .
Starting from salicylic , glycolic, mandelic to various stronger peels like vitamin A peels can be used.Basically peels help to exfoliate the dead skin layer , it also enters the oil glands and helps in reducing the sebum production.Thus providing a clearer complexion with less acne.
Glycolic Peels:
These peels are mainly aimed at reducing pigmentation, melasma, skin lightening.A quick and a simple procedure with no downtime at all.It may need a few sessions placed a week or fortnight apart.
Salicylic Peels:
these peels are mainly done for acne prone skin. It tends to reduce the number of acne, reduce oil production, and tightens open pores. .A quick and a simple procedure with no downtime at all.It may need a few sessions placed a week or fortnight apart.
Vitamin A Peel:
This is a stronger peel compared to glycolic and salicylic peels. It may have a downtime of few days to a week.The sessions are placed 2-3 week apart.It helps in reducing pigmentation, improves texture and brightness.