While acne is most common amongst teenagers, it affects countless adults too. And those who did suffer from acne in their youth are usually left with scars that can affect their confidence in both work and social situations.
Acne is the result of hair follicles becoming plugged with oil and dead skin and it usually occurs on the face, back, chest and shoulders. If acne becomes severe, large cysts and nodules form and the skin starts to swell from deep within. These lumps are incredibly painful, embarrassing and can lead to scarring.
There are several types of acne scars that can be treated at Clinica Lase, including:
- Hypertrophic: Scars that are thick and lumpy
- Atrophic: Scars that are thin, flat and depressed
- Rolling: Scars that are broad and depressed, often with slanting edges
- Boxcar: Scars that are broad with sharp edges
- Ice-Pick: Scars that are narrow, deep and pitted
At Clinica Lase, there are various ways that we can treat acne-prone skin and scars, leaving you with a clearer, smoother and brighter complexion. Chemical peels, LED light therapy, Excel V, Pico Genesis and Laser Genesis are some of the treatments that we use to treat acne and scarring on a daily basis.
We believe in taking a holistic approach to skin concerns and will often also refer you to a health specialist such as a Nutritionist or Naturopath to complement your in-clinic treatments.