Acne is caused by pores which become clogged and then infected with bacteria. It is not necessarily caused by diet or lack of hygiene. Acne treatments typically aim to destroy the bacteria or improve the function of the skin so it does not become clogged.
There are several different methods for treating acne.
Medical Peels are a category of advanced clinical skin rejuvenation treatments that aid in reversing damaged skin due to factors such as aging, sun exposure and acne. There are many types of Medical Peels ranging in intensity and strength.
The VI Peel will improve the tone, texture and clarity of the skin; reduce or eliminate age spots, freckles, and hyper-pigmentation, including melasma; soften lines and wrinkles; clear acne skin conditions; reduce or eliminate acne scars; and stimulate the production of collagen, for firmer, more youthful skin. Vi Peel also works well in conjunction with lasers, injectables and post procedure. The peel provides superior results for all skin types (Fitzpatrick 1-6). Regular use of the Vi Peel (two to four peels per year), along with proper home care, reverses sun damage. It treats hyper pigmentation including melasma, acne and acne scars, loss of firmness and rosacea. The peel is also suitable for the eye area, chest, hands, arms and back. There are also different strengths of the VI peel .Your clinician will help you determine which one is best for you.
TCA, Tretinoic Acid, Salicylic Acid, Phenol, Vitamin C and a mineral blend.
Facials are deep skin treatments that hydrate, cleanse and rejuvenate the skin as well as minimize skin blemishes, dry skin, acne and wrinkles. Facials thoroughly cleanse your face and remove the top layer of dead skin cells, resulting in a new layer of beautifully glowing skin.
Intense Pulsed Light/Laser photofacial, is a non-invasive treatment using light frequencies, thatprovides a safe alternative to reducing bacterial growth and oil secretion. Laser acne treatment procedure lasts about 15 minutes and produces brief discomfort and redness.
Microdermabrasion (Silk Peel Dermalinfusion)
Microdermabrasion works well for damaged skin affected by acne. It is a safe procedure that uses a crystal-less diamond tip and a controlled vacuum to exfoliate the skin, while infusing the skin with a topical solution. Exfoliation improves acne blemishes resulting in smoother, rejuvenated skin.
Medical Grade Skin Care Systems
Obagi, Vi Derm, Sanitas and Is Clinical