Advanced treatment for acne and scars with light and lasers available in DeSoto, TX
Light to moderate acne is a common skin condition which according to the American Academy of Dermatology affects 40 to 5o million Americans. However, if acne is severe may cause some degree of scarring.
Many acne sufferers experience embarrassment and often self-esteem is affected due to their acne or scars. There is help! Chameleon Medical Spa can effectively treat acne and help reduce the visible signs of scaring.
Dr. Albert Boyd informs acne and patients that have scares that there are many treatment options for acne dependent upon the type and severity of the acnes. Acne can typically be managed with topical and/or prescription medications. If advanced treatment options are needed, Chameleon Medical Spa offers the following services:
Dr. Boyd will advise you on what treatment is best for you dependent upon the extent and degree of your scarring.
How do Light- Based and Laser Treatments Work to Reduce Scars?
- Scarring is the process by which the body heals wounds. Damage to the deep layer of skin produces a scar which appears as a reddish, uneven
- Acne scars often occur due to inflamed blemishes caused by skin pores bloated with too much oil, dead skin cells and bacteria. As a result, the affected pore swells and thus causes a break in the follicle wall.
Palomar fractional laser system is FDA-approved for scar removal. It is the most advanced technology for skin rejuvenation and resurfacing, offering considerably less discomfort than any other procedure available today. Fractional skin resurfacing helps to heal your scars and reduces the appearance.
During your consultation with Dr. Boyd, he will discuss your specific acne and related scaring conditions to determine if you are a candidate for specific laser and light source treatments.