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Dedicated to dermatology, and equipped with high-performance medical equipment, the Avène Hydrotherapy Center practices scientific and innovative hydrotherapy to treat skin conditions.
In a healthy environment and sheltered space, the Avène Hydrotherapy Center allows you to experience powerful and unique water with scientifically proven properties.
The Avène Hydrotherapy Center welcomes patients from all over the world suffering from skin conditions such as atopic dermatitis and eczema, psoriasis, ichthyosis, chronic pruritus and prurigos, uncomfortable scars, the after-effects of burns, cutaneous-mucous lichens, problems with the oral mucous membranes, scalp conditions, or even following oncological skincares. This list is not exhaustive and other conditions may be taken care of following consultation between your doctor and the thermal doctor.
This includes basic thermal water treatments: baths, general showers and sprays, as well as skincare drinks. Depending on the needs of your skin, complementary thermal spring water skincares can be offered such as filiform showers, or even thermal spring water compresses, underwater massage, local sprays, etc. and also specific treatments such as wraps or hydrating body sculpting skincares, hydrating face treatments and full scalp skincares.
That’s why we offer you the opportunity to attend workshops and conferences to inform you and help you better cope with your condition every day. This allows you to adopt the right preventive steps to prolong the beneficial effects of the thermal skincare, prevent flare-ups, or simply reduce anxiety and stress. Take advantage of these moments, which are also conducive to discussion and sharing.
hygiene and hydration, alternatives to scratching, relaxation, and medical makeup.
thermalism at Avène, dermatology, diet and nutrition.
New workshops or conference themes are offered regularly.
Thermal skincares at Avène can be seen as an opportunity to reconnect with your child, in a new, unique and soothing environment. Here, one in every four spa guests is a child and the thermal baths even welcome toddlers from 3 months old! As every condition is unique, your child will be treated as soon as they arrive with a personalised care programme, recommended by a doctor at the centre. Thanks to specific workshops, you will accompany your child and take advantage of your stay to learn together to better cope with the condition every day.
Since 2010, the Avène Hydrotherapy Center has been certified “ Aquacert HACCP thermalisme® ”. This certification attests to the health safety of the thermal spring water provided for treatments.
A personalised treatment programme for visible improvements by the end of the course of treatment, with the aim of efficiency and reducing any undesirable effects on the skin.
At Avène, we conducted a study over eight seasons of treatment based on the files of more than 10,000 patients suffering from atopic dermatitis or psoriasis.
¹. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2011 Feb; 25 Suppl 1:30-4.
decrease in the SCORAD, (SCORing Atopic Dermatitis), evaluation of atopic dermatitis after 3 weeks of treatment
decrease in the PASI (Psoriasis Area and Severity Index) and scope of psoriasis after 3 weeks of treatment
In the context of hereditary ichthyosis, a study was conducted on 44 patients.
². Br J Dermatology 2011;165(6):1087-94
decrease in the long term ichthyosis score (6 months)
³. Eur J Cancer Care. 2017;e12735.
A recent study was performed on 70 women in remission from breast cancer after treatment for cancer.
Decrease in dryness and pruritus (NCI CTAE specific scale) and lymphedema (EORTC BR23 specific scale) after 3 weeks
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