The treatment of acne has three parts. The first step is to prevent acne in the first place. Once acne arises, the second step is to control it. The third step is to erase the damage that has been done, including redness, scarring, and other disfiguring blemishes.
Topical Retinoid product (vitamin A), Benzoyl peroxide and Antibiotics are used in the treatment of Acne. This can also be combined with other treatment options.
The blu light kills the acne-causing bacteria.US-FDA (United States Federal Drug Administration) approved Blu Light for the treatment of Acne. This can be used with and without levulan. Levulan which is activated by the Blu light results in better treatment of acne than Blu light without Levulan.
Dermaroller treatment can improve the appearance of shallow, diffuse acne scarring along with improving all-over skin tone and texture. For very deep acne scars, it can combining with another treatment such as dermal fillers, laser resurfacing or scar treatment, including scar excision.
Microdermabrasion is one of the most popular facial procedures performed in the world, due to its high efficiency and high safety profile. The noninvasive skin rejuvenating technique of microdermabrasion provides softer, smoother, glowing skin through a simple, in office treatment. Using the Diamond Tome, the top layer of dead, damaged skin is eliminated. Bright, radiant, youthful skin will appear, reducing the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, Crow’s Feet, hyperpigmentation, scars, and other unwanted facial blemishes. Microdermabrasion is gentler on skin than Dermabrasion, still providing dramatic skin rejuvenation. DermaVue Cosmetology Clinic will optimize a microdermabrasion treatment to address your key skin concerns, including acne, oily skin, melasma, fine wrinkles, and large pores. Clients profess that the Diamond Microdermabrasion system offered in our clinic provides exceptional exfoliation and allows the skin to naturally regain its luster. To learn more about Microdermabrasionoffered at DemaVueClinic, call our office to schedule an appointment.
Today’s chemical peels are a safe and effective way to eliminate areas of hyperpigmentation, scars, large pores, bumps, and uneven texture. Made with TCA acid, chemical peels will stimulate the body’s natural collagen production, plumping, smoothing, and softening the skin. A TCA chemical peel is a powerful way to refresh the skin and bring back a youthful appearance. There are other specific peels like Lactic acid, Jessner’s etc..for Acne and acne related scarring. The peels basically unplug pores and improve the texture tone and health of the skin, while simultaneously reducing the effects of acne. Our dermatologist will formulate the chemical peel based on your skin analysis and specific needs.
The IPL and high frequency treatments emit special wavelengths that penetrate pores and cause them to produce free radicals to kill the bacterium that causes inflammatory acne and promote a healing effect on the skin. This treatments also help reduce the scarring due to acne.
Our dermatologists specializes in scar reduction particularly those related to acne scars on the face and back. Acne scars can cause a loss of dermal collagen, resulting in ice-pick, rolling, valley, box-car, and atrophic depressions. Scar revision surgery is used to improve the appearance of the scars with less invasive surgical procedures. Acne scars and surgery scars can also be improved using chemical peels and lasers. DermaVue provides consultation for difficult face and body scars that are the result of injury or acne. Laser scar revision can improve the texture, tone, and noticeability of a scar.
During your consultation, dermatologists will evaluate your scar for tension, degree of scar depression, scar widening, hyperpigmentation, hypopigmentation, and contracture. At that time, our office will recommend a specific treatment protocol that may include lasers, scar subcision, TCA Cross, chemical peels, topical Melaquin, or scar revision surgery.