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Advanced Acne Treatment

Advanced Acne Laser Treatment

Acne treatment uses a broad spectrum of light and radio-frequency energies to target the sebaceous unit in the skin. The spectrum of light used is 400-980 nm. The short wavelengths in the blue light spectrum target the P.Acnes bacteria in tubes of the sebaceous glands. The photodynamic reaction between the blue light and the photoporphyrins, which are an integral part of the bacterial membrane (light- sensitive molecules), results in oxidation and free radical damage to the bacterial cell membrane.

P.Acnes are destroyed in this free radical environment, reducing bacterial count and stopping the inflammatory process within the sebaceous gland. The red and infra-red portions of the optical spectrum, as well as the radio-frequency energy, have a thermal drying effect deeper in the sebaceous glands to produce and secrete less sebum. The addition of radiofrequency in acne treatment also offers the unique advantage of improving the texture of acneiform skin (which is often left blotchy and rough after acne eruptions). 

Advantages of using our Advanced Elos Laser to Treat Acne

  • non-invasive
  • no associated down time
  • no daily treatment regimen
  • no systemic side effects (such as those caused by prescription pills)