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Acne & Acne Scarring

While traditional treatments focus on either the cause or the visible symptoms of the skin condition, Oregon Laser & Wellness Center uses a solution that targets both, resulting in greater clinical outcomes and higher patient satisfaction. The Acne treatment uses Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) where pulses of broad-spectrum light are selectively filtered and delivered into the skin and absorbed by target chromophores and transformed into therapeutic heat. Blue light targets the porphyrian produced by Propionibacterium Acnes bacteria, leading to destruction of the bacteria, while the longer wavelength of red light controls inflammation and promotes faster healing

Acne Scarring Correction

Tired of covering up and trying to hide old acne scarring or skin imperfections? Over 70% of consumers report feeling somewhat to extremely bothered by their imperfect skin texture and/or discoloration, according to a recent consumer survey by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS). Feeling more attractive and confident in your skin doesn’t have to be a daily struggle with our acne scarring correction treatments.

Venus Concept’s targeted skin resurfacing treatments can effectively reduce signs of skin damage and improve the appearance of uneven skin texture, no matter how fair or dark your skin tone. With just a couple of quick sessions, you’ll notice a naturally smoother, more radiant, and healthier-looking complexion that lasts. These acne scarring correction treatments can be customized to individual needs and skin types and will require multiple sessions for the most effective result.

Frequently Asked Questions

Am I a good candidate / Will this treatment work for me?

The ideal candidate is anyone who shows signs of skin damage, including deep wrinkles, scars, visible pores, stretch marks, and/or anything else that affects the skin’s texture.

For safety reasons, you may not be able to get this treatment if you have/are:

An Internal defibrillator/pacemaker or any other active electrical implant in the body

Any active conditions in the treatment area (e.g. rash)

History of skin disorders or very dry skin

Current or history of cancer (including pre-malignant moles)

Severe concurrent conditions (e.g. cardiac disorders)

Pregnant or nursing

An impaired immune system

A history of disease around the treatment area that’s stimulated by heat (e.g. herpes)

Poorly controlled endocrine disorders (e.g. diabetes)

Taking blood thinners

Had a face lift or eyelid surgery within the past 3 months

Had any resurfacing treatments or chemical peels within the past 3 months

Had any cosmetic injections within the past 2 weeks

Consumed any Advil, Tylenol or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs within the past week of your treatment

Any surgeries within the past 6 months

Treating over tattoos or permanent makeup

Excessively tanned

How many treatments will be needed to see results?

Most clients receive 8 to 10 treatments per area for acne treatments. Treatments are usually done twice a week for a month. Make sure the treatments are scheduled 3-4 days apart. Your practitioner will set a schedule and may recommend a combination of other skin resurfacing creams or aesthetic procedures to ensure the best possible results.

How long does a treatment session typically last?

Each session lasts on average 15-30 minutes depending on the skin areas being treated.

Is there downtime and what precautions should I take during this time?

No. Your skin may be red for the first 24 hours. Make sure to keep your skin clean and protected from the sun.

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