Acne is a common skin problem that usually appears in outbreaks on the face, neck, back, chest and shoulders. Although most often associated with adolescence, acne can affect men and women of any age. Women are particularly prone to acne as their hormone levels change during pregnancy, when starting birth control pills or just before a menstrual cycle.
The goal of acne treatment is to heal existing lesions while preventing new lesions and scars from forming. We offer a number of acne treatment options and combined approaches to address your unique situation, including:
Most cases of acne clear up without any long-lasting effects. However, some people are left with scarring and pitting. Just like other types of scarring, acne scars are the result of a wound in or on the skin which triggers the production of too much collagen in a certain area. Unlike other scars, acne scars develop beneath the skin, which can make them more difficult to treat.
If you suffer from acne scarring, Urban Medspa & Weight Loss Center has several different types of procedures and treatments to help. The right strategy for your treatment can be determined by our skilled and experienced aestheticians, and could involve any of the following services: