Image via Clearskincare Clinics.
While we all know about the topical and drug-based acne fighting options, there’s one treatment shaking up the beauty industry that you may never have even heard of – Dr McCaffery’s SGA.
Short for Sebaceous Gland Ablation, the treatment was created by Japanese dermatologist Dr Kobayashi and was brought to Australia in 2012 by Dr Philippa McCaffery, who first discovered it during a conference to Hong Kong.
The heat-based procedure uses an ultra-fine needle to penetrate and deactivate overactive sebaceous glands, which is what is responsible for your pimples, blackheads and inflamed acne cysts.
Apparently, the treatment is relatively painfree and over very quickly. (Post continues after gallery.)