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Acne treatment and scar removal

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A dramatic improvement in the appearance of acne scars can be seen in as few as three treatments.

Cynosure, the leader in aesthetic lasers, announced in 2014 “The World’s Most Advanced Laser Technology for Tattoo Removal and Benign Pigmented Lesions Is Now FDA-Cleared To Treat Acne Scars”.

This is exciting news as acne is one of the most common and frustrating skin conditions to deal with, affecting more than 60 million people today. Cynosure has been growing rapidly across Australia over the last three years.

“We are thrilled to announce that PicoSure, the world’s most advanced laser technology for tattoo removal and benign pigmented lesions, has now received FDA clearance to treat acne scars,” says Cynosure President and CEO Michael Davin


The most effective wrinkle reduction and acne scar treatment that offers consistent results with minimal pain and downtime.

The perfect option for the treatment of acne scars, deep wrinkles, stretch marks and enlarged pores.

The Intensif Radio Frequency’s sterile, high quality Gold Plated Micro-needles are tiny (300 microns thin) and tapered for smooth insertion to ensure minimal pain and downtime. The Intensif micro-needling hand-piece works by delivering short pulses of radio frequency energy through the micro-needles. The radio frequency energy heats layers deep in the skin, promoting collagen production and other healing mechanisms.

Its shock-free motion needle insertion mechanism allows for painless, effective and consistent treatments every time.

The high precision needle depth control offered by the Intensif provides for the most effective treatment strength suitable to the particular treatment area, for any skin type.

Most patients will experience minimal downtime and may resume normal activities immediately. At the time of your treatment, our treating nurse will also advise you on the best aftercare for your skin and book you in for your follow up appointment.

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Acne Scar Treatment With PicoSure

PicoSure clinical studies show a dramatic improvement in the appearance of acne scars in as few as three treatments, that’s promising news.

“Acne scarring can happen even without picking; acne lesions, particularly cysts, can lead to scarring due to the intense, collagen-damaging skin inflammation,” says Dr. Emil Tanghetti of The Centre for Dermatology and Laser Surgery.”

Here at Laser Skin Centre, we can combat acne scarring using the latest advanced aesthetic technology, the PicoSure laser. Our expert team of accredited laser technicians works with you to provide a tailored solution.

This involves a consultation and scheduled program to ensure you achieve the results you desire. Acne scarring is an important condition and something we specialise in assisting people with.

How PicoSure Works In Acne Scarring

PicoSure has brought a new ray of hope in the lives of many people who were suffering from acne scars for long. The procedure offers unparalleled results in lesser time when compared to other laser treatments. It has proven helpful in hyper-pigmentation, tattoo removal, and acne scarring with definite results. It works by creating a photomechanical impact created by ultra short pulses of laser delivered into the skin. It removes the damaged tissues without harming the surrounding area and improves the production of collagen. The result is a firmer, younger and scar-free skin, which makes others take notice of the beautiful change.

PicoSure is safe for all skin types. However, if you have sensitive skin or some other allergies, you must inform the therapist about them. The consultation session is an important first step which helps in understanding the requirements and arranging for tailored treatment.

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Before And After Care For Acne Scarring Treatment

During a PicoSure treatment for acne concerns, a thorough consultation is provided by our experts. The clients are empowered to make an informed decision on how to combat acne and get the confidence boost they seek.

A cooling device called the Zimmer is used before, during and post treatment to ensure that you are comfortable. There is no real down-time after treatment sessions but you can expect redness (erythema) for up to 48 hours after the treatment. Pre and post care will be given and performed monthly by the therapists.

The length of the treatment depends on each individual. Our consultation session helps the technicians to assess your specific needs. Typically, you can expect between 3-6 sessions for acne scar removal using PicoSure.

PicoSure is the latest scientific advancement which treats acne scars by delivering short bursts of energy in a controlled manner on the damaged tissues. It breaks them down and helps in their reabsorption naturally.

The number of sessions is dependent on the size of the affected area and type of skin. Usually, it takes 3-6 sessions which are spaced 6-8 weeks apart.

The session does not take more than 10 minutes and is not too painful. If you cannot bear even a slight sensation, then the therapist can apply a topical anaesthetic to reduce the discomfort.

No, the procedure is completely safe and is recommended by several doctors and experts. It may cause a bit of redness which goes away in one or two days.

Yes, it is highly beneficial in deep scarring as it provides better results than the traditional Q-switched laser technology. In fact, the PicoSure treatment is shorter and more effective.

Yes, it is helpful in both acne treatment and acne scarring removal. It reaches the inner layer of the skin and destroys the acne-causing bacteria which stop acne outbursts.

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