Acne Treatments

Do you have unsightly acne or acne scars?

 

Acne Treatments

Americans of all ages and races are fighting acne every day! At the Hollywood Body Laser Center we get great results with IPL blue light therapy. New Technology intense pulse light can get to the cause of acne infection and inflammation.

 

Unsightly Acne

Do you have unsightly acne or acne scars? We can reduce the appearance of your skin with no medication or down time. Using a diode laser and bi-polar radio frequency, active acne cells are diminished and acne scars are softened and then reduced with microdermabrasion and chemical peels.

How is my acne reduced? Using Elos technology, clogged hair follicles, which cause active acne, are heated and then flushed out. Scar tissue is the main source of acne bumps and inconstancy on the skin. Using heat, we soften the scar tissue causing it to even out the skin surface, along with the help of microdermabrasion and chemical peels. This process is done with very little down time.

How much with this affect my lifestyle? Most patients come in before and after work and even on their lunch hour.  The biggest factor in safe treatments is avoiding overexposure to direct sunlight, although this can be overcome by simply using sun screen.

 

 

Customized Acne Treatment Plan

IPL Blue light therapy is effective in destroying propionibacterium that grows causing acne. Blue light therapy is used to create lasting effect on the affected areas without harming the healthy tissue. This procedure prevents scarring along with painful lesions.  This non-invasive procedure treats the acne prone skin from the inside out, treating sebaceous glands and inflammatory acne lesions.  Your skin will become healthier bringing out that beautiful skin we all desire.
Which in return will minimize stress and embarrassment. You have no down time or pain with this procedure and is a 20 to 30 minute procedure.  Acne products are essential in maintaing healthy skin.  You will be given personel guidance on what home skin care products fit your needs at no additional cost to you.

 

How painful is this treatment? Most patients describe acne treatments as a warming heat sensation must like a slight rubber band snap. Some patients may require a topical numbing cream but this is very rare event. However, if you need topical numbing cream we offer it in our office, so please let your laser technician know that you need it.

How much can I expect this procedure to cost? Because each person’s skin severity is different, a consultation is necessary to see how many treatments it will take for you to receive maximum results.

Can what I eat cause acne breakouts?  Generally, no. The primary cause of most break outs of acne is the fluctuation of hormones. Hormones stimulate the oil glands to produce more sebum, which can clog pores. Bacteria can then grow within the pores, causing them to become inflamed.

This can happen at major hormonal changes, such as during the menstrual periods, and during the teen years, no matter what you eat. Some have suggested that high consumption of dairy products raises the risk of getting acne because of the hormones in milk, cheese, and yogurt. However, subsequent studies have not supported the theory.

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