Acne Scar Treatment: Overview
If you currently have acne, acne scars or scars from trauma to the skin, Dr. Michael W. Gray and Skin Deep Spa offer the latest in acne and scar treatments. These state-of-the-art skin care procedures can give you clear, acne-free skin and improve your complexion with only a few treatments.
Acne Scar Treatment: Procedure
The first step in preventing acne scars is the treatment of acne. The key to preventing acne scars is preventing acne. Acne is an infection that starts deep in the pores of the skin where the oil glands are located. If the pore gets blocked and infection can occur. The key to treating acne is the prevention of the obstruction of the pores. Skin Deep Spa offers a variety of acne and acne scar treatment procedures such as C02, Pearl, CO2 repair, Micro Laser Peel, Fraxel, Halo, Laser Genesis, Subcision and fillers and many others. All of your options will be discussed in detail during your complimentary consultation with Dr. Gray.
This procedure is a pain-free, non¬invasive treatment for moderate, active inflammatory acne in all age groups. Omnilux-Blue uses Photo Dynamic Therapy (PDT) technology to target acne-causing bacteria without affecting surrounding tissues. This blue light effectively kills bacteria and clears the skin.
This procedure is a crystal-less approach to microdermabrasion that is gentler on the skin than the traditional method. It uses diamond chips combined with the cleaning action of a vacuum to promote better-looking skin.
Medical Skin Peel:
Excellent for skin rejuvenation. Medical Skin Peels provide a quick, painless way to get the glowing skin you’ve always wanted. Celebrities use these in-office strength peels to keep their skin looking great year after year. A series of Medical peels will be recommended for your specific needs by the staff at Skin Deep Spa. These include Glycolic, TCA and Phenol peels and others.
This procedure involves releasing the underside of the pockmark scar which smooths the surface of the skin. Further results can be achieved with Bellafill/Artefill if needed. Bellafill/Artefill restores the volume which was lost due to the acne infection.
Excision Ice Pick Scars:
Ice pick scars are best treated by the excision of the ice pick scar. This often leaves the area less indented. This is achieved with Hole Punch Excisions and converts on type of scar to one that is less deep. When on the face CO2 laser is recommended with Hole Punch Excisions.
Acne/Scar Treatment: Recovery
Most of the acne and acne scar treatments at Skin Deep Spa have no down time and patients can resume normal activities immediately.