Dealing with acne, especially in the teenage years, can be extremely traumatizing. Some acne outbreaks are a lot worse than others. This can result in ridicule, teasing, low self-esteem and frustration, amongst other things.
Thankfully, when most people hit their adult years, the amount of acne they have on their face disappears as the hormones in their body start to level off. Unfortunately, for some people, the acne they experienced during their youth was so severe that they are left with scars that are often as bad or even worse than the acne itself.
There was a time when there was very little that could be done to reduce or reverse acne scars. Now, fractional laser skin resurfacing exists as a way to reverse some the negative effects of acne scarring. This revolutionary treatment uses laser energy to encourage the skin to renew itself.
As with any cosmetic treatment, the best results come to individuals who first and foremost understand what the treatment is and how it works. They need to have a realistic idea of what the treatment is going to be able to do for them. And they need to be getting the treatments because they want to do it for themselves. If a person goes in and gets laser treatment for their acne scars because they are being pressured to by a loved one or by peers, they may not be as happy with the way they look once the treatment is done.
The healthier your skin is, the easier it is for your skin to heal after a fractional laser skin resurfacing treatment. It is also important for people to understand that a series of treatment sessions are usually required to achieve the desired results; however, this varies from person to person.
Most people who use fractional laser skin resurfacing to treat their acne scars have a smooth complexion that lasts for years. Their skin looks and feels refreshed, and they look and feel rejuvenated as a result.
If you have acne scars, you don’t have to live with them. Consult with the team at North Sound Dermatology Aesthetics to see if fractional laser skin resurfacing can help you. This simple treatment has helped many people achieve their aesthetic goals.