Laser for acne & scars

laser for acne

Acne is caused by the enlargement and obstruction of sebaceous glands by bacteria in the skin. These multiply deep in the hair follicle and produce inflamed pus-filled spots and cysts, which can appear on the face, chest, back, limbs and virtually any other parts of the body. Acne should be treated as soon as possible as acne is more likely to go on to a scar if it is left untreated.

Laser treatment is a minimally invasive therapy which may improve inflammatory acne with minimal downtime. Improvements can be noted in closed comedones and general skin condition, as well as a reduction in sebum production, pores and the red spots seen after inflammatory acne.

Laser therapy is an option for those who have not attained desired results from other acne treatments, or if they are concerned about other treatment’s potential side effect profile.

The series of treatments may be between 2 – 4 weeks apart; depending on the person’s skin type and goals, and the laser settings.

Results may vary patient to patient.