Acne Treatments

What is Acne?

It starts is the sebaceous glands located within the hair follicles. These glands produce Oil. But at times they produce excessive oil and can cause a blockage, and along with Dead skin cells you will create bacteria to thrive in. It is possible for the blockage to bulge which causes white heads. Or if the blockage remains open near the surface and becomes dark this is known as a black head.

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What are the symptoms?

Symptoms of acne include whiteheads, blackheads, and pimples. These occur on the face, neck, shoulders, back, or chest. Pimples that are large and deep are called Cystic Lesions. These can be painful if the they get infected. They also can scar the skin.

Anyone can have Acne.

Acne is a common skin disorder affecting both genders an all ethnic groups. But mainly adolescents and young adults. There is also adult acne which usually affects more females, and sometimes can be influenced by hormones.

You don’t have to live with Acne.

Our clinical Aesthetician understands the importance of tailoring an acne treatment plan according to your skin type and problem areas. Everyone’s skin is unique and what might work for some, may not work for others.

What to expect on your first visit.

  • A review of your medical history and past acne treatments
    and how they have affected your skin.
  • A detailed personal evaluation.
  • Regular evaluations for progress.

Types of treatment available.

  • A Medical Grade Microdermabrasion, or an Acne Facial series.
  • Medical grade home care products for daily care.
  • Levilan light activated medical solution, applied to the skin and treated with a blue light, to further reduce oil production and kill bacteria.
  • Ultrasound therapy
Acne Comparison

Myth Busters

Eating chocolate make you breakout.
Nothing you eat causes acne. Also eating greasy or oily foods do not cause acne. Acne is caused when dead skin cells clog the pore and, plug the gland where your body makes natural oil to protect your skin. The bacteria sets in and you get a pimple.

Blackheads are a sign that you are not washing your face enough.
Blackheads are not caused by build up of dirt. What happens is the pore becomes
Dilated and cellular debris builds up; when air hits the debris they oxidize and become black creating a blackhead.

Call to discuss your concerns with our certified Esthetician. Our Estheticians’ are licensed and certified in acne care, and have several years working with clients in resolving their issues very successfully. Our Estheticians’ will develop a regiment especially for you based on your life style, and budget.

Acne before and after