Acne Scar Treatment Clinic in Vancouver

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 clinics 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 is the new and popular acne treatment performed using microneedling and radiofrequency devices. The best part is that the treatment is non-invasive. The treatment stimulates collagen production and gives you smooth, healthy, and glowing skin. The treatment time varies between 30 to 60 minutes, gives gradual results over a series of treatments

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

  • Procedure time: 30-60 minutes
  • Anesthesia: Topical numbing cream
  • Pain level: Mild discomfort
  • Recovery time: Few days
  • Results: Visible within 2-4 weeks
  • Treatment effects: Best seen with multiple treatments and maintenance over 6-12 months


Microneedling, also known as collagen induction therapy, combats skin issues via collagen production can help minimizing scars and stretch marks that improves your overall appearance. The treatment is performed using microneedles that create tiny punctures inducing controlled injury to the skin to promote healing and collagen and elastic production, thereby improving your overall skin quality.

Before beginning the treatment, our acne treatment clinic technicians give a topical anesthetic to minimize discomfort. The process is performed an hour before your treatment. The microneedling procedure is performed within half an hour. Once the procedure is over, a calming cream or serum is applied.

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 may advise you from taking certain medications, including Ibuprofen and other over-the-counter medicines and may ask you to stop applying certain retinoids for days leading to the treatment. 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 (PRP) has been performed for decades and promotes natural healing in the body. The treatment has amazing anti-aging properties that help you reduce the appearance 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 benefits:

  • Heals acne and scars.
  • Restores hair loss.
  • Repairs sun damage.

PRP is a natural treatment option as it comprises several nutrients and proteins to promote natural healing in the body using your own blood.

  • Procedure time: 45-60 minutes
  • Anesthesia: Topical numbing cream and ice
  • Pain level: Mild discomfort
  • Recovery time: Few days
  • Results: Within 3-4 weeks

Chemical Peels

Chemical Peels is a cosmetic procedure performed on the face and neck and other regions, including hands and back. Our skin specialists apply peel solutions to the treatment areas during the procedure, resulting in skin exfoliation which leads to a brighter complexion. 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 dullness.
How is Chemical Peel Performed?

Chemical peels are in-clinic facials. The treatment area will be cleansed before the procedure. Your technician 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: 45 minutes
  • Anesthesia: Not required
  • Pain level: None
  • Recovery time: A day
  • Results: Immediately with improvement seen 7 - 10 days post treatment
  • Treatment effects: Best seen with regular monthly treatments and maintenance over 3-6 months

Dermal Fillers with or without Subcision

Subcision is an in-office procedure generally performed to reduce the appearance of 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 promotes collagen stimulation from the sites 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 treatment site
  • Pain level: Mild to moderate
  • Recovery time: Few days
  • Results: Usually visible immediately
  • Treatment effects: Best seen with multiple treatments and maintenance over 6-9 months

Skin Care

  • A good medical-grade skincare 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 carry a wide range of skincare lines exclusively designed for various skin conditions.


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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