Effective Acne Treatment

Dermedica provides medical grade acne treatments for mild to severe acne and acne scarring under the care of an experienced acne doctor. We offer a number of cosmetic solutions and acne treatments for clients in the Perth, Claremont, Karrinyup, Scarborough and surrounding areas. Learn more about us here

Acne is common in teenagers and adult

Acne is often seen as a teen problem, that people will grow 'out of' but this is often not the case. Dermedica provides treatment for acne, and our shop stock quality clinical acne products for at-home care. Acne is the common skin disorder affecting millions of people. Over 80% of people suffers from acne at some point in their life starting from teenage to adult years.

Dr. Teh will assess the severity of your acne, and create a customised treatment just for you. There are multiple options available for acne, including fractional resurfacing, facial peels, microdermabrasion & even wrinkle fillers.

Why do you have acne?

It is caused by three factors:

  • Overproduction of sebum by enlarged sebaceous glands in the skin.
  • Blocks the hair follicles that release oil.
  • Growth of bacteria, called P. acnes, within the hair follicles.

All these factors lead to the terms as we know it as pimples, acne, blind pimple, black heads, white heads or congestion.

What can make my acne worse?

There are a number of factors that can worsen acne. To name a few are wrong skin care products, medications, contraceptive pills and makeup. Here in Dermedica, we ensure that you get the perfect treatment for your skin type. Dr. Joanna Teh will work with you to find the right solution for you.

Acne treatments?

If your acne is mild, you may be able to control it with a simple skincare regime. The effectiveness of over the counter skincare products varies between individual and receiving the correct advice from the provider. After many years of treating acne, Dr Joanna Teh has developed a customised acne  treatment using a combination of her signature in-clinic Acne skin treatment, topical creams and if required prescription acne medication.

Dermedica Acne protocol

Dr Teh's signature acne skin treatment protocol at Dermedica consist of unclogging the pores, decongesting your skin and reducing the production of oil in the sebaceous glands. Even the most sensitive acne proned skin has been successfully treated using Dr Teh's Acne treatment protocol. Dr Teh uses vibro microdermabrasion infusion method to decongest your pores, decrease inflammation, reduce infection and control oil production.

Best advice on acne

Dr Joanna Teh's most vital advice in acne management is to seek medical advice early to prevent acne scarring. Once your get acne scarring, it involves other treatment modalities which could have been prevented in the first place.

What Dermedica can do to treat your acne scars and active acne?

At Dermedica, Dr Joanna Teh has developed an acne protocol using a combination of quality skincare products, prescription medication and our customised acne treatment using the Vibro-micro infusion technology to control acne. This protocol is designed to normalise skin and improve barrier function through:

  • Enhanced exfoliation
  • Anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory effects
  • PH balancing and reduced sensitivity
  • Restore hydration
  • Support healing

What treatments are available to treat acne scarring in Perth?

At times with worsening acne it can leave scars which can greatly affect a person’s appearance and even distort one’s body image. The scars appear in different forms and colours. Scars can become red or even brown. They can also be raised or dimpled.

There are a number of treatment options for acne scarring. Choosing the correct treatment for your skin depends on type and severity of the acne scar.

Red acne scars

  • If you want to reduce inflammation, low dose cortisone creams may help. Before commencing on this medication, it is best to consult a doctor.
  • Aspect Dr. Multi B and Aspect Dr Redless serum may help to reduce skin sensitivity and redness
  • Skin needling is a gentle method to improve red acne scars
  • IPL or fractional resurfacing can reduce the appearance of the red scars

Brown acne scars

  • Aspect Dr Complete Pigmentation Serum or ZO Brightenex can work perfectly with Aspect Dr Active C serum to reduce the appearance of the acne scars through lightening the brown acne scars.
  • various peels and vibro-micro dermabrasion treatment can be used reduce the appearance of brown pigmentation
  • Skin needling may help to reduce the appearance of brown marks

Deep acne scars / dimpled acne scars

  • Skin needling treatment is a non-invasive method to stimulate collagen to smooth out dimpled acne scars
  • Acne scars can be effectively treated using Fractional Resurfacing. Side effects and discomfort are ensured to be very minimal and results can be evident after 2 to 4 treatments.
  • Wrinkle Fillers can be effective to fill in the dimpled acne scars.

Contact Dermedica for your acne enquiries

Treatment for Acne and acne scarrings


This lady had severe acne and acne scarring before she came to Dermedica. Dr Teh quickly control her acne then reduce her acne scarring using our fractional resurfacing. What a transformation in her skin as well as her confidence.

Individual results vary.