Open / Enlarged Pores

Open Enlarged Pores is a condition where the pores of the skin become stretched over time, creating the appearance of multiple enlarged pores that look like unsightly and distressing craters. This condition occurs most commonly on the nose hence the term ‘strawberry nose’. Normal functioning pores are designed to remain open to allow the skin to release sweat and oil (sebum) for its protection and hydration. However, excess sebum flow can stretch pore elasticity and block the follicle, causing congestion such as acne and blackheads. The natural ageing process and associated loss of elastin can also be contributing factors in causing pores to become enlarged.

The facial area comprising of the T-Zone (forehead, nose and chin) and in some cases the cheeks are most susceptible to open pores, however they can occur anywhere on the body. People of all skin types and certain conditions can develop open pores, however teenagers are most susceptible due to the increased oil flow associated with puberty. Contributing factors include genetics, thick and excessive oil flow, acne (including blackheads and whiteheads), scabs and scars. Constant picking of acne, scabs and scars can also cause pores to stretch over time.

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Renajo Skin Clinic follows a unique Three Step holistic approach:

  • Step 1 – We invest significant time in your initial skin consultation to listen and fully understand your skin concerns, identify the contributing factors, your needs and goals.
  • Step 2 – Next is an in-depth diagnostic assessment of your skin at the deeper levels which will reveal its true condition and health, and expose any hidden issues before they come to the surface.
  • Step 3 – We present you with honest feedback, a range of appropriate treatment options, prescriptive skincare specific to your skin’s needs, and explain the results you can expect. We also guide you on improving and maintaining your results through diet and nutrition.

On their own, all of our treatments deliver effective results. When combined in a complementary multi-treatment program (Super-Charged Combination Therapy), they work at different levels within your skin to deliver visibly superior, more effective, targeted and longer-lasting results.

All treatments are performed by a fully-qualified and paramedically-trained skin clinician who will customise a treatment plan to suit your needs. See Testimonials for what others have to say about Renajo.

To transform your skin, contact us today on (03) 9801 4248.

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