Laser Acne Treatment
Laser Acne treatment offers improvement for active acne, actinic keratosis, rough skin patches, large pores and some acne scars.
How is the procedure performed?
First, the area being treated will be cleansed and properly prepared for treatment. In some cases, microdermabrasion or an exfoliating scrub may be performed. On some skin types a gentle cleanser will be used. Several techniques may be used to correct your skin including Blue Light Therapy, Intense Pulsed Light treatment, or Laser Skin Rejuvenation. In some cases, a topical anesthetic is applied for added comfort.
What are the side effects?
The treated area can appear red and you may experience some peeling for up to 7 days following treatment. Mild swelling can occur around the lip or eye area. if swelling occurs it is usually temporary and will subside within a day or two. Sensitive skin may appear very red for the first couple of days. Pigmentation sports can become temporarily darker and then will peel off, leaving the skin smooth and even-toned. You will be advised to stay out of the sun and to consistently use a sun block. You will be photosensitive for several days and must protect the treated area.