Acne & Acne Scarring
At Adonia medical Clinic our focus is on clear glowing skin and helping you achieve the healthiest skin possible.
Our advanced treatments, offered here in our Central London clinic, can treat both active, existing acne and past acne scarring. From controlling oil and calming inflammation, to resurfacing skin for a more radiant appearance, our expert team can restore and revitalise your skin once more.
Acne Treatment at Adonia Medical Clinic
Around 10% of the global population is affected by acne, and the NHS suggests that everyone will develop it, to some degree, in their lifetime. Common symptoms are spots, oily skin, redness, hyperpigmentation and inflammation, and skin that feels hot or sore to the touch. While acne is most common on the face, the chest, back and shoulders can also be affected.
Dr Ejikeme and her expert team offer robust consultations to understand your triggers and recommend appropriate treatments, including chemical peels, LED therapy and prescription medication when needed. We treat post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH) and post-inflammatory erythema (PIE), targeting red and brown textured skin, and scarring such as boxcar, rolling and ice pick. Finally, we use our 5 pillars approach to target the emotional aspect of acne, so you feel more confident about your skin.View Our Results
- Active spots
- Pustules and cysts
- Hormonal breakouts
- Redness & inflammation
- Hyperpigmentation and dark spots
- Acne scarring
- Oily skin
frequently asked questions
How can acne treatment help me?
Acne may not clear up on its own, and may leave behind scarring. Our Central London clinic offers a range of treatments to help your skin recover, from exfoliating chemical peels to prescription skincare which targets scarring and both PIH and PIE.
What happens during an appointment?
We’ll assess your acne or scarring, and determine which course of action is best for your skin. We may recommend more than one treatment at a time for optimum results, and may also suggest a combination of in-clinic treatments and at-home skincare.
How long do results take?
Some treatments take longer than others. For example, creams and gels may take a number of weeks improvements to be seen. However, other treatments – such as our laser therapy and chemical peels can lead to calming of active lesions quickly.
How long do the results last?
Acne is a chronic medical condition. Once active lesions have been calmed and treated maintenance skincare and at times medication is needed to keep acne at bay.
Will I need other treatments?
Yes, it’s likely that a combination of treatments is needed to achieve results. We’ll discuss these with you during your consultation.
Are there any risks related to acne treatment?
Any risks will be related to the individual treatments and approaches you try. For example, with laser treatment, your skin may feel red and sore afterwards, but this usually clears within a few days. With antibiotic tablets, you may experience side-effects from the medication for the duration of your treatment. Any risks and side-effects will be discussed with you when relevant.
What's recommended for my skin?
There are so many different approaches, that there is no one size fits all treatment. At Adonia Medical Clinic we focus on bespoke treatment and tailored care. At each appointment we review your skin and your treatment program and continually tweak this to ensure you achieve the best results possible.
What happens if I don’t see the results I’m expecting?
Results can take time, so it’s important to be patient when you first start a treatment. It can be useful to take photos of your skin regularly or to keep a diary to track its appearance – especially as signs can be subtle to begin with. With lots of different types of treatment, we can switch to something else if you’re not seeing results or are experiencing any adverse effects that can’t be managed.
What else could I try?
There are certain things that can aggravate acne and make breakouts and inflammation worse. Some of our recommendations for keeping breakouts at bay or helping relieve some of the soreness, oiliness and redness of skin include avoiding popping spots, avoiding make-up, avoiding adding oils to your routine.
Why Choose Adonia?
Founded by Dr Ejikeme in 2017, all our treatments are scientifically-led, evidence-based and, crucially, suitable for all skin and hair types – including Black, Caucasian, Asian and Mixed heritage. It’s this focus on skin health, not age, that helps elevate and enhance the natural you. With Adonia, you can be the best version of you, every day.