Acne and Acne Scars

Acne and Acne Scars

Did you know that 9.4% of the global population is struggling with Acne, making it the 8th most prevalent disease across the globe? Acne has become a common cause of concern for many. Don’t let acne problems lower your confidence and get proper diagnosis and treatment from our well-established and reputed acne treatment clinic NexxMD.

Acne is more than a skin issue and impacts the life of an individual in numerous ways. People around you won’t be able to understand the way Acne affects your overall well-being. Sometimes mild breakouts popping up on the skin degrades your self-esteem.

Most people treat Acne as a minor issue. Studies reveal that those struggling with Acne face physical, psychological and emotional consequences which affect them in the same way as chronic health ailments like Epilepsy, Diabetes, and Arthritis do.

The good news is treatment options recommended by acne treatment clinic would keep skin problems such as acne and breakouts at bay.No matter how mild or severe the condition is, the treatment not only improves your physical appearance but brings significant improvements in your self-esteem and quality of life.

Only time, patience, and dedication can yield desired treatment results. The treatment might continue for days and weeks instead of months. Also, implementing a daycare routine can give you flawless skin and a better look. Acne problems give rise to scars and can be treated by our specialists performing acne scar removal in Vancouver.

The best part is acne treatments are simple, effective, and worth investing time and patience. Our skilled team of physicians and skincare consultants will evaluate your skin condition and recommend treatment plans, including medicines and cosmetic treatment to ward off Acne from its roots.

  • Procedure time:30 minutes
  • Anesthesia: topical numbing cream
  • Pain level: Mild
  • Recovery time:1 day
  • Results:7-10 days
  • Treatment effects: best seen with multiple treatments and maintenance over 3-6 months.

How to Treat – Alone or in Combination

Morpheus8

Morpheus 8 is the new and popular acne treatment performed using micro-needling and Radiofrequency devices. The best part is the treatment is non-invasive and painless. The treatment stimulates collagen production and gives you smooth, healthy, and glowing skin. The treatment time varies between 15 to 60 minutes, gives instant results, and requires two additional procedures every two months.

Along with acne treatment, you can reduce the appearance of wrinkles, sunburns, and fine lines with the treatment. When this radiofrequency technology is combined with resurfacing treatments it gives a fresh and youthful look.

  • Procedure time:15-60 minutes
  • Anesthesia: topical numbing cream and/or nerve block
  • Pain level: mild
  • Recovery time: few days
  • Results: visible within 1-4 weeks
  • Treatment effects: best seen with multiple treatments and maintenance over 6-12 months

Microneedling

Microneedling is a minimally invasive procedure that combats skin issues via Collagen production. Also known as collagen induction therapy helps minimize scars and stretch marks that alter your overall appearance.The treatment is performed using microneedles that create tiny punctures inducing Collagen and Elastic production, thereby improving your overall appearance.

Before beginning the treatment, our acne treatment clinic doctors give a topical anesthetic to minimize the pain. The process is performed an hour before your treatment. The entire procedure is performed within half an hour. Once the procedure is over, a calming cream or serum is applied. Be present at the office a couple of hours before the treatment.

Preparing for Microneedling

Have a word with the doctor before the procedure to feel confident and get the desired results from the procedure. The doctor would prohibit you from taking certain medications, including Ibuprofen and other over-the-counter medicines. Your doctor would ask you to stop having certain Retinoids. These things would minimize the side effects to a great extent.

  • Procedure time: 30 minutes
  • Anesthesia: topical numbing cream
  • Pain level: Mild
  • Recovery time: 1 day
  • Results: 7-10 days
  • Treatment effects: best seen with multiple treatments and maintenance over 3-6 months.

Platelet Rich Plasma

Platelet Rich Plasma has been performed for decades and promotes natural healing in the body. The treatment has amazing anti-aging properties that help you get rid of acne scars and eliminates stretch marks on the face. The blood sample is drawn, and plasma is separated from it, which is reinjected into your skin and body.

PRP treatments bring the following benefits to the table:

  • Heals Acne and scars.
  • Enhance the appearance of your face.
  • Restores hair loss.
  • Repairs sun damage.
  • Improves sexual desire and pleasure.

PRP is the best treatment option as it comprises several nutrients and proteins to promote natural healing in the body.

  • Procedure time: 45-60 minutes
  • Anesthesia: topical numbing cream
  • Pain level: none
  • Recovery time: less than 1 day
  • Results: within 3-4 weeks

Chemical Peels

Treatment effects: best seen with multiple treatments and maintenance over 6-9 months.

Chemical Peels is a cosmetic procedure performed on the skin and other regions, including hands and neck. Our skin specialists apply solutions to the treatment areas during the procedure, resulting in skin exfoliation and peel-off. Once the procedure is applied, the skin becomes smooth, appears less wrinkled and damaged. Besides this, it helps to treat wide conditions that have been listed as follows:

  • Fine lines and wrinkles
  • Sun damage
  • Acne scars
  • Melasma
  • Uneven skin tone or redness.
How is Chemical Peel Performed?

Chemical peels are performed within the office. Your entire face will be cleaned before the procedure, and eye protection will be applied, including Goggles and Gauge. Specialists performing Acne scar removal in Vancouver will numb the affected area using an anesthetic. The doctors would inform you about various chemical peel treatments ranging from superficial to deep. The choice varies according to desired depth penetration, treatment effect, and recovery time. The deeper the peels, the better would be the results.

  • Procedure time: 15 minutes
  • Anesthesia: not required
  • Pain level: none
  • Recovery time: none
  • Results: within 3-4 days
  • Treatment effects: best seen with multiple treatments and maintenance over 3-6 months.

Dermal Fillers with or without Subcision

A research review conducted in 2010 indicated that Subcision is the permanent solution of acne scars.

Subcision is an in-office procedure generally performed to eradicate acne scars. A small needle is inserted within the skin and releases an acne scar from the underlying tissue. Skin rises once the scars go away from the skin. The process lifts a depressed scar and releases Collagen from the site where the needle is inserted. The entire procedure is performed 3 to 6 times, and a gap of 4 weeks is given between each treatment. At times professionals performing acne scar removal in Vancouver would recommend dermal fillers while the body is trying to accumulate Collagen in those regions.

  • Procedure time: 30-45 minutes
  • Anesthesia: Local injectable numbing agents at the injection site
  • Pain level: mild to moderate
  • Recovery time: less than a day
  • Results: usually visible immediately
  • Treatment effects: best seen with multiple treatments and maintenance over 6-9 months.

Skin Care

  • Good medical-grade skincare must, especially when you have Acne and breakouts on your skin. A good skin care regimen will reduce oil production, keep the pores clean and promote faster healing. Medical-grade skincare products have been scientifically proven to give desired results with stable active ingredients and effectively regulates PH balance. We deal with a wide range of skincare lines exclusively designed for various skin conditions:

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Don’t let Acne and scars control your life. Discuss your concerns with skin specialists at the acne skin clinic. Don’t forget to reap the benefits of free skincare consultation performed by highly-trained specialists.

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