The development of acne is almost a rite of passage for many young people. As traumatic as the experience can be, it can also leave behind unpleasant reminders in the form of acne scars. Fortunately, advances in cosmetic procedures gives you many treatment options if you are dealing with the appearance of these types of scars.
Chemical peels are able to deal with quite a few skin problems, including acne scars. Although there are many different forms of peels, they all work in the same basic way: They remove portions of the outer skin layers to promote the formation of new skin tissue for a reduction in scars caused by acne.
Medium peels are often used for acne scars. A chemical solution is applied to your skin and left on for a specific amount of time. It is then neutralized and rinsed away. This type of peel can require some downtime. When you allow your skin to heal properly, you will likely be very happy with your results. The skin that has been affected by the process will be removed, making room for new skin tissue displaying fewer signs of acne scars and other blemishes.
Cosmetic lasers are also extremely popular when it comes to the treatment of acne scars. After you and the technician put on the appropriate protective eyewear, laser energy will be transmitted into the depths of your skin in the treatment area. This prompts your body into replacing damaged scar tissue with fresh skin, minimizing acne scars.
One of the main benefits to undergoing a laser treatment is its incredible precision, which allows it to target only skin in the treatment area, leaving neighboring skin tissue completely intact. Lasers also have a very low incidence of adverse effects.
Learn More During an Appointment
To learn more about your treatment options for acne scars, simply schedule a consultation for yourself at Soler Cosmetic Plastic Surgery. You can begin the process of improving the appearance of your skin by taking this first step. Our office is located in Tampa, and we happily serve men and women throughout the surrounding areas. Contact us today to book an appointment and get started!