Acne Laser Treatments....
Are You Ready For The Next Step?
Acne laser treatments - are a growing choice for help with
stubborn acne. These have been around close to 50 years and
are used for a host of different treatments. When having a treatment the goal is to kill the germs causing the problem and at the
same time to shrink the oil secreting glands.
My Findings on Laser Treatments
- Unfortunately the jury is still out as to whether this is
the best form of treatment for acne. Even doctors can’t agree. I
think for the person with acne it doesn’t hurt to check out all your
options with your dermatologist. Laser is usually recommended for the
most severe cases and only your doctor can adequately advise you.
you are struggling with acne you have probably used a range of over the
counter products, prescription creams and antibiotics with varying
results. Every case of acne is different and even with all the
treatments available breakouts can still occur.
amounts of sebum and dead skin cells accumulate in the hair follicle
and clogging begins. As the pore becomes more clogged the follicle wall
can rupture increasing the amount of accumulation of oil and skin
cells. Acne can then become worse when triggered by inflammation and
- When topical and oral treatments do not successfully produce
enough results, there is always the option of doing acne laser
treatments. These treatments are able to reach the deeper layers of
your skin without any damage to the surface. The downside to laser is
it can leave the area feeling and looking very dry with temporary
- There are several types of laser and
light therapies available. They are generally somewhat costly and it is
unknown as to who would benefit the most. As this is merely an
overview, I highly recommend you seek out professionals to avail
yourself to the broader scope of information available.
- Diode laser treatments are able to destroy the sebaceous glands
without effecting the surface of your skin. These treatments work well
and have about 83% effectiveness in only 3 treatments. There is some
pain involved and they can cause some swelling and temporary redness.
light therapy is a painless procedure which exposes the skin to a low
intensity blue light source. Multiple treatments are usually required.
Area can become dry and temporarily red.
Pulsed light and
heat energy therapy is used to destroy acne and shrink the sebaceous
glands. It uses heat and light to decrease the oil production.
Acne Laser Treatments and Scar Removal
Removing scars after you have battled getting your acne under control
is possible. Laser scar removal can make some very positive claims
with this procedure.
It uses high energy light to
vaporize the top layers of your scarred skin. My sources tell me it is
one of the best acne treatments for scar removal available.
are very positive with just one treatment but this varies with the
individual. The recovery time is a bit longer than other procedures
available and taking good care of your skin prior to the treatment is
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