Acne is a medical condition involving Sebaceous glands of the skin & effects over 80% of adolescents & many adults. It is completely curable, the condition needs to be addressed with the medications both oral & topical to prevent scaring.
What Couses it ?
Acne occurs when the oil produced by the sebaceous glands does not reach the surface of the skin, but it is trapped in the tiny pores or follicles. This plug may close off the pores, causing the follicles wall to bulge, which create a white head. If the pore stays open, the top surface of the plug may become darkened, causing a blackhead.
What is the site of acne ?
Face, chest & back.
Other Problems with acne ?
Acne scars, post red & brown marks & open pores.
What is Role IPL Therapy in active acne?
Intense pulsed light (IPL) is a high energy pulse of light that help in destroying the bacteria that causes inflammation in pimples. An IPL system has different filters that help in selecting a wavelength that can be more effective without damaging the surrounding tissue. Treatment with IPL reduces the amount of pimples to the extent of 75% within 1 month IPL have been shown to help both active acne and the scarring the remains after acne lesions clear. Intense Pulsed Light can be combined with other in-office treatments to provide the best improvement of active acne and acne scarring.
What should I expect during me Acne IPL treatment?
There is no numbing cream necessary prior to Acne IPL treatments. Upon arriving in the office, you will cleanse your skin and then a gel will be applied to the area to be treated. The treatment itself takes approximately 25 minutes. After the treatment, the treated area will be cleaned and sunscreen will be applied prior to leaving the office.
Is there any downtime after Acne IPL treatments?
There is no downtime after an IPL treatment. Most patients return to their work or social engagements immediately after their ACNE IPL treatment.
Are IPL ACNE THERAPY painful?
IPL laser treatments are not painful. There is a warm sensation felt over the treated area, but patients feel only very mild discomfort. There may be mild redness after the treatment and patients should avoid prolonged sun exposure in the days following their procedure.
How many Acne IPL treatments are required to treat active acne?
Most patients require two to three IPL treatments. The treatments are performed at intervals of 2 to 4 weeks.
Benefits of Acne IPL therapy
Immediate benefits are reduction in size of acne lesion and reduction of swelling. IPL also helps in reduction of redness in susceptible individuals and helps in rejuvenation of skin.
We use higher concentration of some professional chemical agents under observation to take care of acne & pigmentation along with pore cleansing which is not approached with home treatments. The superficial skin get peeled off in next 2-3 days to reveal a totally fresh skin which you can maintain with recommended face-wash, Sunscreen & night Creams.
PORE TIGHTENING TREATMENT
Open pores refer to large pores on the skin, in an effort to achieve perfect skin many people try to get rid of their pores. The appearance of pores which are a natural part of the skin can be reduced by our pore tightening treatment. Large pores are noticeable to naked eyes the size of pores may vary depending upon the type of skin because of excess secretion of sebum.
Open pore increases with Acne, Blackheads, Poor skin care routine, Genetic, sun damage and stress to skin with pollution or smoking. Size of open pores is attributed to size of oil glands and hair follicles. Pores cannot be forced to close, disappear or shrink overnight but pore tightening treatments done at clinic like clear lift and peels would be helpful. Certain pore refiner creams also help in shrinking the size of the pores.
About the Treatment
The Q switched ND YAG pore tightening is quick,painless, highly effective ,does not require a topical numbing cream and takes 15 minutes. Work by penetrating deep into the dermal layer to stimulate new collagen formation which in turn plumps up the skin, tightens the skin and shrinks the size of pore.
FAQ About Clear Lift Pore Tightening Procedure Will I See The Results Immediately?
After the first treatment you may feel the face a bit tighter but noticeable change is seen after 2 to 4 sessions. It takes 6 months for new collagen to be layer so you will continue to see improvent in your complexion and pore size.
How Many Treatments Do I Need?
Atleast 4 to 6 sessions with a one off maintenance session. Who Is A Good Candidate For Laser Pore Tightening?
Someone with photo damaged skin between the age of 20 to 60 where the pore size start to appear larger and more noticeable ,people with large pores due to acne also see improvement.
How Often Should I Get The Procedure Done?
For best results you should come regularly every 3 weekly for initial phase followed by once in 6 months. Is There Any Special Care That Needs To Be Taken Post The Procedure?
Wearing a sunblock with aSPF of 50 plus is must as it will prevent any further sun damage from occurring.
Fractional Skin Rejuvenation
How does Fractional Laser treatment work?
Fractional Lasers work by interacting with the skin to produce Microthermal zones (MTZ) of injury and heat. A very intense beam of light is passed through the skin at the dermal level. The skin becomes very hot and stimulates the cells that produce collagen & elastin. Also the laser is attracted to coloured lesions like broken blood vessels or age spots.
Frasel is recommended for the following conditions :
♦ Acne scars face / Back / Chest / Shoulders
♦ Accident scar Face / Body
♦ Burn Scars
♦ Keloid / Hypertrophic scars
♦ Difficult Pigmentation
♦ Skin tightening
♦ Stretch marks Is the treatment safe?
The treatment is approved by the FDA. The light produced by the laser is in the infrared end of the light spectrum as opposed to the ultraviolet end. This type of light is non-carcinogenic (non-cancer causing). Lasers have been used in the medical profession for over 15 years and no long-term side effects have been reported.
How many treatments will i need?
During your consultation we will assess the skin condition and plan a tailor-made program that will offer you the best results to suit your needs. On average we recommend a course of 4-6 sessions, 3 to 4 weeks apart.
Does the laser treat pigmented lesions like age spots and freckles?
Pigmented spots on the face, hands and back can be treated by the Frasel. What should i do between treatments?
Between the sessions, the use of a sunscreen SPF 30 and above is mandatory along with an antioxidant, retinol serum and oral antioxidants.
What should i expect post procedure?
Some redness and swelling is expected in the area for 24 to 48 hours post treatment. In very sensitive skins, the redness can last up to 3 days
Use a hyaluronic acid aftercare product to hydrate the skin. This will help in the wound keeling process.
Avoid perfume, body lotions, after-shave & make-up on the treated area for 24 hrs.
Avoid heat treatments such as hot baths or showers, saunas, steam rooms for 72 hours.
Avoid cardiovascular exercise and swimming for 24 hrs.
Avoid facial and body treatments until the skin has returned to normal.