Acne Scar Treatment & Removal by Candela Laser in Toronto & Richmond Hill (GTA)

Treatment modalities​ for acne scarring at LMC

Acne scars fall into two main categories: those caused by a loss of tissue (atrophic acne scars), and those caused by an excess of tissue (hypertrophic acne scars). Within these categories, there are four main types of acne scars: ice pick, boxcar, rolling, and keloid scars. Acne scars are difficult to treat and will require combined modalities of treatments to see significant improvement. Unfortunately, over-the-counter products simply aren’t powerful enough to improve anything besides discoloration.

There are procedures, though, that can improve the look and texture of your skin. Your options depend on the type of scarring you have. Most people have more than one type of scarring on their skin, so you might need a few different treatments to see the best results. At LMC Laser Medical Clinic advanced skin rejuvenation treatments are combined to produce optimal results.

Cutera Secret PRO (RF Microneedling & Fractionated eCo2)​

Secret PRO, a skin revitalization treatment that uniquely combines two proven technologies – fractional CO2 and Secret RF Radio Frequency Microneedling – to safely and effectively treat all layers of the skin. The procedure options are ideal for skin revitalization concerns improving scarring while enhancing skin tone and texture, and promoting neocollagenesis through skin resurfacing.

Cutera Enlighten III Laser ​

The PICO Genesis FX elevates enlighten’s existing skin revitalization capabilities and introduces a fractional approach to treating acne scars, textural concerns and aging skin on all skin types. Its novel Micro Lens Array (MLA) treats the upper layers of the epidermis and dermis which generate collagen stimulation and remodeling of the skin. The expansion of this new fractional treatment means more efficacious results with little-to-no downtime for active lifestyles. The Cutera Enlighten handpiece attachment facilitates skin remodelling deep within the skin’s dermis.  Picosecond treatments have been shown to yield faster and more visible results. The Cutera Enlighten laser is optimal for targeting acne scars.

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