Laser Treatment for Acne Scars
Laser Treatment for Acne Scars
Because acne is the most common skin disorder in North America, many Canadians struggle with its lasting impact – acne scarring. This aesthetic issue is a constant reminder of the struggles many had with this adolescent skin condition.
Canada MedLaser understands the cosmetic concerns many have with acne scarring. We are committed to providing the most advanced and proven skin rejuvenation treatments which can diminish or eliminate your scarring problems. Here are the most popular:
Micro-needling engages high scale, ultra-thin, medical grade needles to generate microscopic punctures in the skin. This technique triggers collagen regeneration while affecting controlled damage to the treatment areas. When micro-needling damages the skin area, it moderates scar tissue, and the skin heals to a smoother, tighter condition.
Like other acne scarring treatments, micro-needling ensures the results are balanced and even. Treatments involve multiple sessions with patients noticing a positive change after the second session. Results take time, and the patient should not get discouraged during the process. Typically, four to six session treatments provide optimal results.
When treating deep acne scarring, additional services may be employed to ensure optimal results. These may include Laser resurfacing, chemical peels, or medical grade skin care products.
Fractional CO2 Laser Resurfacing
Skin resurfacing using carbon dioxide laser technology is an advanced method for the precise removal of damage to the skin’s outer layer. The cutting-edge technology brings the smoother and softer underlying skin to the surface.
Fractional CO2 Laser is considered the most effective and safest treatment for the majority of acne scarring patients. This procedure works by treating a fraction of the skin at intervals, leaving the adjacent skin tissue intact for rapid healing. The acne scarring treatment pokes microscopic holes into the lower skin level known as the dermis. These holes promote collagen generation, which diminishes acne scarring while creating a revived skin presence.
This fantastic procedure is great for the elimination of any depression in the treatment area including acne scarring, wrinkles, lines, or creases. The procedure is considered a breakthrough in both the acne scarring and anti-aging niches.
Benefits of This Acne Scarring Treatment Include:
- Minimal downtime
- Results are permanent
- Safe for most skin types
- Reduces superficial hyperpigmentation and acne scarring
- Able to treat fine lines and deep acne scarring
- Optimal results realized about one month after last treatment session
Chemical peels exert a deep exfoliation by removing the skin’s top layer causing skin regeneration and delivering an improved skin appearance. Chemical Peel is another of our proven treatments we use in diminishing acne scarring and blemishes. Here are three of our most effective chemical peels for acne scarring:
- Glycolic Acid Peels: This peel is a mild solution which removes just the outer skin layer. This peel is effective in superficial acne scarring and fine lines. Glycolic acid peels offer various concentrations ranging from 10% to 70%.
- TCA Peels: TCA (Trichloroacetic Acid) is an optimal treatment for mild to moderate acne scarring. It may also reduce mild wrinkles and pigmentation. It employs a stronger acid which delivers controlled damage to the outer surface of the skin. This treatment is medical grade and should be administered by a skin care professional. It’s effective in resolving deep acne scarrings albeit, optimal results may require multiple sessions.
- Phenolic Peels: These are the strongest of the chemical peels. These peels are effective in treating the most severe cases of acne scarring, facial wrinkles, and folds. Anesthesia is necessary at times while skin irritation and discomfort are closely monitored during the procedure.
A thorough cleaning is necessary before each treatment session with the chemical application following. A determined amount of time will pass before the solution is neutralized and removed. The outer layer of skin will flake on its own or will is removed with gentle washing.
When scarring is not deep, the revived skin returns clear. But if the scars are deep and penetrate multiple skin layers, a series of chemical peels are recommended for permanent results.
When the new layer of skin is exposed, it will be sensitive to ultraviolet rays. Therefore, staying out of the sun for a few days is important for the best results possible. You should regularly administer a sunblock as well.
Most acne scar treatments require multiple sessions whether with the same treatment or two or more treatments done concurrently. When your treatment regimen is complete, you should enjoy permanent results. However, if the patient is dealing with active acne, future breakouts may cause additional acne scarring.
For more information on Acne Scarring treatments call us at (855) 633-7721 or schedule a FREE consultation here.
FAQs About Acne Scars
Acne Scar Treatment and Scars Removal
Acne scar treatment using laser. Just about everyone suffers from acne as a teenager. Those who don’t comprise the blessed few. While many suffer a few years of acne scar and blissfully leave it behind as they move into adulthood, some continue to experience these skin blemishes for many more years. Others experience really bad bouts of acne that can leave behind pock marks and unsightly scars. Long after this horror of adolescence has passed, the scars remain.
While some men may be able to get away with having a “rugged” look with some slight acne scarring, most people will continue to look like they are suffering from acne because of the red and purple scars and uneven texture of the skin.
Canada Med Laser can help. We provide the acne scar treatment Toronto residents can trust. Our laser technology can result in permanent acne scars removal. The treatment can even remove or lighten scarring that is deep and dark and that has been there for years.
Laser therapy can help to remove the acne scars by removing the top layer of skin and promoting the growth of new skin cells. With each treatment, the scars will be lightened and the skin smoothed. *Several treatments may be required, depending on the severity of the scarring and own individual reaction to the laser therapy.
Our treatments are provided on an out-patient basis. One can get them done over lunch, and down time is *minimal. One will start noticing results after the *first treatment.
Contact Canada MedLaser today to learn more about the treatment for acne scars Toronto residents can trust. We will explain the options and will inform what kind of results are expected. *Most people can expect clear, beautiful skin that makes them feel more confident and look younger.