A person whose skin has been damaged by acne often feels embarrassed, introverted, or shy.
Although various cosmetics can help reduce the appearance of acne scars, the wrong cosmetic can make the condition worse, and lead to new breakouts. A serious case of acne will leave the skin scarred, rough, and pitted. At Nassif Medspa, our medical and aesthetic team brings provides acne and acne scar removal in Beverly Hills, bringing those with active acne or acne scars new hope with advanced techniques to improve skin quality, health, and appearance.
What is Acne?
Acne is a disease in which the hair in the follicle, skin cells, and sebum (an oily, waxy substance secreted by the oil glands in the skin) clump together and create a plug. As bacteria grows under the skin, unable to be naturally expelled through the follicle, the area swells and a pimple is produced. There are several different types of pimples, and many people with acne have one or more of these blemishes.
They include whiteheads, blackheads, small pink bumps (papules), pustules, nodules (deep skin pimples) and cysts. A severe case of acne often leaves the skin with visible scars and discolored areas. People of all racial backgrounds and ages can suffer from acne, but the largest percentage of people with acne are between 11 and 30. Genetics plays a role in the development of acne.
Treating Acne Scars: Custom Treatment Plans
Every person has a unique situation, with many different types of skin with a range of problems and conditions. The treatment that will help you reduce the appearance of serious acne scars, or active cases of acne, must be determined by a full evaluation of your skin, as well as your health history.
Your Beverly Hills acne scar removal treatment may involve laser, microneedling, various chemical peels as appropriate, HydraFacial, skin resurfacing, injectable products, or a combination of treatments, based upon the scope and depth of the scars. The first thing to know is that something effective can be done to improve the appearance and health of your skin.
We invite you to visit our clinic and have a consultation about which treatment, or combination of treatments will bring about the most dramatic changes in your facial skin.
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