Laser acne treatment



What is acne?

Acne is a disease of fat follicles that usually begins during puberty, but is also present in the later period of life. It is noticed that increased secretion of the sebaceous glands, accumulation and retention of epithelial cells in the initial opening gland, leads to its clogging and the formation of so-called comedones. Inflammation occurs under the influence of bacteria found in the damaged areas.


Where does acne occur?

Acne most commonly affected the so-called seborrheic regions of the face, neck, upper back and chest.


What are the current methods of treating acne?

The traditional medical solution in this case is antibiotic therapy - local and general, retinoids (vitamin A derivatives), hormonal therapy, dermabrasion with peels, phototherapy, etc. All these methods lead to increased sensitivity of the skin, and the effect is achieved slowly. The latest and most advanced technology for the treatment of acne is Nd: YAG laser.


What is the effect of Nd: YAG laser on damaged skin?

Laser light radiation is transformed into thermal energy through photochemical reactions. Heating of the dermis leads to stimulation of the process of inter-reactions and skin regeneration. Blood circulation increases and improves the nutrition of the skin. This leads to increase in local immune regulation and regulation of function of sebaceous glands.


What is the feeling during treatment?

The treatment is pleasant and enjoyable. After the treatment, the skin is hot and the typical pink color is present approximately 10 to 15 minutes.


For whom are these treatments suitable?

There are no restrictions - these treatments are suitable for teenagers and adults, men and women.


How long does the treatment last?

The duration of treatment is 20 to 30 minutes.


How many treatments will I need?

In order to ensure a good result it is necessary to perform a series of 5-6 treatments at intervals of 2 to 3 weeks, after which it is recommended to have maintenance treatments, depending on individual skin condition.


What results can be expected after treatment?

Thanks to its powerful anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory action, laser light can calm, normalize greasing of the skin and improve elasticity and skin tone. Laser treatments neither damage the skin, nor leave any marks.


Do I need to do some other treatments?

Treatment of acne is complex and sometimes lengthy process. For a longer and more complete solution to the problem of acne and acne-prone skin individual treatments are applied in Medica Aesthetica, along with dermatological consultations. These include laser treatments combined with medical cosmetics.