Laser Treatment for Acne

Clearing the Path: How Acne Laser Treatment Can Transform Your Skin

Millions of people all over the world suffer with acne. Acne occurs when pores get blocked due to an accumulation of oil and dead skin cells. Scarring can occur at any stage of acne's severity, from mild to severe. Acne can be treated in a number of ways, but laser therapy is among the most efficient.

Acne treatment with the use of lasers is our forte here at LLC Cosmetic Laser Clinics. To combat both current acne and acne scars, we employ a range of laser treatments in conjunction with preventative prescription drugs. We want our patients to leave here with radiant skin and a newfound sense of self-assurance.

Prescribed preventive drugs, such as antibiotics or topical steroids, are often the first line of defence in the treatment of active acne. Acne treatment can help reduce inflammation and clear up the skin. However, they may not always be sufficient to accomplish the set goals. Here's when laser therapy comes in handy.

How Can Lasers Help With Acne?

Acne that has not yet cleared up can be treated with a mix of ablative and non-ablative lasers and Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) at LLC Cosmetic Laser Clinics. Acne-causing bacteria are the primary focus of IPL, which also has the added benefit of decreasing inflammation and redness.

However, ablative lasers can help unclog pores and diminish the look of acne scars by eliminating the outermost layer of skin. Improve skin texture and fade acne scars with a non-ablative laser, which is less intrusive than ablative lasers and works by encouraging collagen creation in the skin.

We will tailor our recommendation for laser therapy of active acne to the severity of the condition and the specific requirements of each patient. Nd:YAG, Er:YAG, and fractional CO2 lasers are just a few of the laser options we provide. Each of these lasers offers its own special advantages and can be adjusted to fit the specific requirements of each individual patient.

Laser Treatment for Acne

Fractional CO2 Lasers

Fractional CO2 lasers are the standard treatment for acne scars. Small columns of heat generated by fractional CO2 lasers penetrate the skin, where they stimulate collagen formation and enhance skin texture. Acne scars, as well as scars from other causes including surgery or injury, may benefit from this.

Acne scar treatment using fractional CO2 lasers will vary according to the severity of the scarring. Acne scars can be divided into two categories: atrophic and hypertrophic. The most common kind of acne scar is called an atrophic scar, and it looks like a depression or pit on the skin. On the other hand, hypertrophic scars are elevated scars caused by an excess of collagen production during the healing process.

The deep penetrating fractional CO2 laser is primarily used for atrophic scars. This enables us to reach the scar tissue beneath the skin's surface. To encourage collagen synthesis and lessen the prominence of a hypertrophic scar, we employ a fractional CO2 laser with a shallower penetration depth.

Although laser therapy for acne and acne scars has shown promising results in some cases, it is not a panacea. Several factors, such as the severity of the acne, the type of scarring, and the patient's particular needs and preferences, determine which laser treatment is most effective for their skin.

Final Thoughts

Each patient at LLC Cosmetic Laser Clinics receives individualised care based on a thorough assessment of his or her condition. We care about our patients and their goals for clear, healthy skin, and we use our knowledge and cutting-edge equipment to help them get there.

We recommend setting up an appointment with one of our seasoned providers if you're battling with acne and want to explore laser treatment options. We will assess your skin and go over your treatment options with you, including the pros and disadvantages of each. We will also answer any questions you may have and give you in-depth information on what to expect before, during, and after your treatment.

Let LLC Cosmetic Laser Clinics Help Treat Your Acne!

The staff at LLC Cosmetic Laser Clinics is dedicated to providing each patient with cutting-edge care that is both comfortable and effective. We want to make you feel and look your best, so whether you're dealing with acne or something else, we're here to help. If you're interested in learning more about our laser treatment options for acne and acne scars, please contact us now to set up an appointment.

Please call us today for a consultation on 07 3092 1378 or leave an enquiry.

Medically Reviewed by

Dr Diana

Dr Diana

I'm Dr. Diana, a PhD holder with a Postgraduate Diploma in Dermal Science, specializing in advanced laser and medical physics. As the founder of LLC Cosmetic, my mission is to help everyone reach their aesthetic potential. I'm deeply passionate about the art of dermatology and committed to delivering cutting-edge, effective care. At LLC Cosmetic, we're redefining the beauty of healthy skin.