Acne Scars


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What is it?

Acne can be an embarrassing and frustrating skin disorder to deal with, but even once acne is cleared, the subject can often be left with acne scars as a reminder afterward. Acne scars are caused by tissue damage marks that occur after an acne lesion of a pimple, blackhead or cyst has healed, a mark is left behind which can be permanent if not treated.

Acne, which is an inflammation-driven skin disorder,can lead to acne scars forming on the skin when the inflammation leads to tissue damage. The inflammation is result of an infection in the pores clogged with sebum and dead skin cells. Follicle walls affected by inflammation results in the skin healing itself and this repaired skin is usually not as uniform as the surrounding skin.

Just as there are different forms of acne, there are different types of acne scarring and different scars respond differently to treatments. Proper identification of the type of damage is a crucial step in the process in treatment. Treatment should only occur once the acne which caused the scarring is cleared, this is to prevent spreading of any infection or causing further inflammation.

IN-STORE TREATMENTS

The professionals at Glo Laser & Beauty recommend the following products to use at home to help successfully treat and prevent acne:

The Cleopatra Glo –

This is a complete facial rejuvenation micro needling treatment done by The Alma Beauty Reboost. This treatment is for people who have deeper scars such as Ice Pick, Box Car and Rolling scars which need more intense treatments to help resurface the skin and stimulate collagen and elastin production to give the skin a healthier and smoother appearance. This treatment uses a combination of a pixel pen, micro needling as well as ultrasound to get the best penetration of active ingredients.

Lamelle Dermaroller –

This is a micro needling treatment stimulates the skin’s collagen and elastin production by applying the small needles attached to the dermaroller to the skin. This treatment works great when Lamelle’s Skin Rejuvenating Serum and Growth factor mask is added as it will assist in reducing the appearance of deeper scars, improving the skin’s texture and assist in collagen production.

Lamelle Pigmentation Chemical Peel –

Within the variety of chemical peels offered by Lamelle, the Beta Peel will be the best to treat your pigmentation concern. There is a 15% and a 20% peel, each with 2 layers, but the therapists at Glo will determine which one you should have. This treatment can be done every 2-6 weeks in order to lighten dark or reddish brown marks.

HOME CARE PRODUCTION

Correctives RA Cream –

This product is indicated for the preparation of restoring and remodeling photo-damaged and naturally aged skin as a nightly application. This product will ‘Clean Out’ the damage to make way for the powerful re-building of Dermaheal skin growth factors. This product gets the skin ‘prepared’ to be fixed and back in shape and give you that Glo you have been wanting.

Clarity Active Cleanse –

this is a product that allows for antibacterial and anti-inflammatory activity in order to prevent infection inside the pores. It also contains exfoliating ingredients to clean the pores out on the inside while leaving problematic skin hydrated, soothed and properly cleansed.

Clarity Active Control –

This spot treatment accelerates wound healing while strong anti-oxidants and anti-inflammatory ingredients reduce skin sensitivity and scar formation.

Clarity Corrective PM Plus –

It is a night cream that contains Vitamin A to assist with the healing of acne lesions, prevents scar formation from acne lesions and keeps the skin nourished and well hydrated.

Clarity Corrective AM –

Reduces the risk of scar formation left behind from acne lesions, hyperpigmentation, and skin dryness. This day cream also speeds up wound healing from acne lesions, reduces inflammation and redness and controls the skin’s oil production.

Barrier Repair Cream –

to help the skin heal effectively afterwards. After your chemical peel, it should be used for 4-5 days to help your skin heal properly and provide proper barrier protection for your skin.