The Acne Clinic at Westside Laser & Light
Acne Treatments Can Be Life-Changing
Perhaps the most gratifying work we do here at Westside Laser & Light is treating acne and acne scarring.
We have a special interest in the diagnosis, treatment and management of teen and adult acne as well as treating acne scarring and have developed our own protocols that are deliverying consistent results and happy patients.
We will customize the medical and skin care treatment according to your degree of acne and comfort.
Your journey begins with a consultation with our Nurse Practitioner.
Consultations are comprehensive and educational and we will recommend clinic treatments and medical-grade skin care to promote acne-free skin.
Consultations are 45 minutes and there is a non-refundable fee of $75. Your paid fee may be used towards the purchase of skin care products and clinic services on the day of your consultation.
Our acne protocols may involve the use of specialized acne peels, laser & light treatments, medical-grade skin care and prescription medications that are proven to improve acne.
Acne scarring can be improved significantly with laser and micro needling.
Acne Scar Repair
Long after the acne is gone, acne can often leave behind lifelong scars that remind you of a time you would not mind forgetting.
Scarring caused by acne is much more common than doctors once believed. Most people will have acne scars that are mild. However, some will have scars that look significant even to others. The best approach is prevention and to treat acne right away as sometimes even mild acne can cause scarring. This can minimize the risk of permanent acne scars.
There are a number of different looking scars caused by acne. They can be classified as follows:
- Ice pick scars – Deep pits, that are the most common and a classic sign of acne scarring.
- Boxcar scars – Angular scars that usually occur on the temple and cheeks, and can be either superficial or deep. These are similar to chickenpox scars.
- Rolling scars – Scars that give the skin a wave-like appearance.
- Hypertrophic scars – Thickened, or keloid scars.
In order to get rid of, or minimize acne scarring, a combination of treatments provides the best results for many people.
A person’s acne needs to be under control before scars can be treated.
We have many options for treating acne scars and tinclude: micro needling, Fraxel laser, Pearl and Pearl Fractional laser. Adding the healing power of PRP to your scar revision thherapy can boost the
We will discuss all options available to you in a personal and informative consultation.