If your appearance is paying the price today for the cases of severe acne that you may have had in the past, you may want to look into improving your appearance through acne scar removal. Once these problematic scars form, they are likely to stay there unless you undergo some type of treatment to remove them.
Acne can be a bit tricky when it comes to finding ways to recover from it. It does not impact every individual in the same manner. Likewise, there are different types of acne, and it can be hard for the untrained eye to recognize one from the other. This explains how it is so easy for acne to reach the point of causing facial scarring.
The most common type of acne that produces blackheads, whiteheads and pimples is called comedonal acne. Many individuals find that over-the-counter products do not work for them. It may be that they have a type of inflammatory acne that is beyond the ability of these products to handle. Continuing to use these products instead of getting professional help at the right time can cause the condition to develop into a type of cystic acne, which means there is a high likelihood of scarring. Too many people have not realized until it is too late that they were dealing with such a condition.
If you have been left with scars on your face that were produced by acne, you do not need to be discouraged by thinking that the scars must remain. You can undergo acne scar removal treatments and achieve better-looking skin as a result.
One popular treatment method that you may want to check into is laser therapy. It has been shown to be a good way to remove those unwanted scars from your face. Once such method is known as Fraxel® laser therapy. This type of laser penetrates the skin in very small microscopic columns to avoid destroying healthy tissue. As the laser goes through the skin, it stimulates the healing process by allowing the body to use the healthy tissue that was left intact. Doing so produces smoother skin while avoiding the disadvantages associated with ablative lasers that destroy the skin.
If you have unwanted acne scars, you should meet with our team at Lougheed Laser Centre in order to determine which method of acne scar removal is best for you. For your convenience, we have offices in Delta and Burnaby. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and get started.