Acne & Acne Scarring

Treating Acne

While traditional treatments focus on either the cause or the visible symptoms of the skin condition, InSkin Laser & Body uses a solution that targets both, resulting in greater clinical outcomes and higher patient satisfaction.  The Acne treatment uses Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) where pulses of broad-spectrum light are selectively filtered and delivered into the skin and absorbed by target chromophores and transformed into therapeutic heat.  Blue light targets the porphyrian produced by Propionibacterium Acnes bacteria, leading to destruction of the bacteria, while the longer wavelength of red light controls inflammation and promotes faster healing

 

Acne Scarring Correction

Tired of covering up and trying to hide old acne scarring or skin imperfections?  Over 70% of consumers report feeling somewhat to extremely bothered by their imperfect skin texture and/or discoloration, according to a recent consumer survey by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS).  Feeling more attractive and confident in your skin doesn’t have to be a daily struggle with our acne scarring correction treatments.

Venus Concept’s targeted skin resurfacing treatments can effectively reduce signs of skin damage and improve the appearance of uneven skin texture, no matter how fair or dark your skin tone. With just a couple of quick sessions, you’ll notice a naturally smoother, more radiant, and healthier-looking complexion that lasts.  These acne scarring correction treatments can be customized to individual needs and skin types and will require multiple sessions for the most effective result.

Frequently Asked Questions

The best candidate is someone who has/had acne and/or acne-related inflammation on the face or body.

For safety reasons, you may not be able to get this treatment if you have/are:

  • Metal or other implants in the treatment area
  • Current or history of cancer
  • Pregnant or nursing
  • Any diseases that can be stimulated by light (e.g. epilepsy)
  • History of disease that can be stimulated by heat (e.g. herpes)
  • Poorly controlled endocrine disorders (e.g. diabetes or polycystic ovary syndrome)
  • Any active condition in the treatment area (e.g. eczema, psoriasis, rash)
  • History of skin disorders, keloids, unusual wound healing, or excessively dry and/or sensitive skin
  • Any surgical procedures within the past 3 months
  • A tattoo or permanent makeup in the treatment area
  • Excessively tanned skin

Most clients receive 8 to 10 treatments per area for acne treatments.  Treatments are usually done twice a week for a month. Make sure the treatments are scheduled 3-4 days apart.  Your practitioner will set a schedule and may recommend a combination of other skin resurfacing creams or aesthetic procedures to ensure the best possible results.

Each session lasts on average 15-30 minutes depending on the skin areas being treated.

No. Your skin may be red for the first 24 hours. Make sure to keep your skin clean and protected from the sun.

Comfortable In Your Skin

 

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