Skin conditions like acne scarring and excess pigmentation affect thousands of people in North America. Although neither is particularly damaging to the physical health, both can have a huge impact on confidence and self-esteem.
Acne treatments, and more specifically Laser acne treatments, in combination with advanced skin care, have been found highly effective in the treatment of acne scars and stubborn razor bumps. Laser acne treatment is a revolutionary, non-invasive treatment, which uses the very latest laser and intense pulsed light technology to get rid of redness, acne scars and other skin problems and is suitable for all skin types.
There are two types of laser acne treatment:
Ablative laser treatment –
- Erbium Yag-CO2 Laser or Laser Pearl Fractional to achieve Total Resurfacing of the skin for severe scars where lasers are used to remove skin around the scar to produce a new, smooth-looking area of skin
- The procedure would be it felt like pin sized shots of heat to your face 15 at a time that later heals and contracts to decrease the size of the sca, the down time is about 7 days.
Non-ablative laser treatment –
- For mild to Moderate acne scars where lasers are used to stimulate the growth of new collagen (a type of protein found in skin), which helps to repair some of the damage caused by scarring, and improves the appearance.
- Laser genesis ,
- Laser limelight and
- Laser NDYAG -1064
Benefits of acne laser therapy are no downtime and no side effects, as well as long-lasting results.
It is always important to choose a skilled clinic to perform any laser acne treatments. At LaserMedica we have successfully treated hundreds of patients with a variety of complex skin types and conditions.
At LaserMedica, a medical doctor helps develop a customized acne treatment plan for you. She oversees a highly experienced staff who then carry out the acne treatments. Also, we are among the very few clinics in the Calgary area with the experience and skills required to successfully treat patients with darker skin.