Acne is a common skin concern that affects people of all ages, and can be caused by many reasons ranging from hormonal issues to improper skin care. Acne can be painful as well as affect ones confidence. Combining Medical Grade skincare and in office treatments will take a complete approach to not only treating your current acne, but also preventing it from coming back. Our team of skin specialist at GraceMed are here to help you through every step of your skin journey.
How Fotona’s acne treatment works
Our clinic offers an innovative and new approach to treating acne, using our Nd:YAG visible results can be seen after the series of treatments. Our treatment has the ability to targeting the acne at the source, as opposed to common treatments that only target superficially. Laser light safely penetrates into the skin to effectively target overactive sebaceous glands to reduce the risk of developing new acne. Acne leaves being scars also known as post inflammatory hyperpigmentation, for treating problematic acne scars we then go in with our Er:YAG laser which is ideal for gentle ablative scar revision. Combing these two form of laser is ideal for active acne and dealing with any scars that may have been caused due to acne.
What to expect during the treatment
A consultation will be done prior to the treatment to ensure this is the best option for you. During the treatment it is expected to feel a warmth on the skin, this first step will accelerate the healing process and stimulate collagen remodelling, an important step in the tong-term treatment for acne. After treating the acne, we will use our Er:YAG to to a gentle skin resurfacing. The laser will vaporize micro-thin layers of the acne-scarred surface to reveal healthy, undamaged skin below- this step will feel like little zaps to the skin but is customizable to your comfort. This safe and fast procedure will leave you with longterm results for prevention
of acne and acne scars.