ACNE & ACNE SCAR TREATMENT
How it works
Acne and acne scarring can be treated with a combination of Fraxel Erbium Yag and Fraxel Erbium Glass lasers. Thermal damage results in inflammation of the skin at different levels. As a result of this inflammation healing processes and collagen stimulation occur. This will reduce both active acne and treat existing scars.
The laser energy may burn the follicular sac from which the hair grows or burn the sebaceous gland that produces oil. It may also induce formation of oxygen in the bacteria resulting in bacteria death. Subsequent cell and gland death with inflammation will result in fewer structures that give rise to acne.
Active acne can be markedly reduced. This may be a temporary or more permanent phenomena depending on the degree of acne and skin type as well as hormone production.
Many icepick scars and skin uneveness can be reduce or eliminated with laser treatment.
Pain and inflammation will occur with Er Glass treatment that affects the deeper tissue. As a result, redness, weeping, blistering may occur. This will last 1-4 days depending on the stage of treatment and the severity of the acne.
Costs : Whole face – $400-600, half face $200-300