Acne and skin blemishes don’t only affect teenagers. In recent years, there has been a reported uptick in acne in adult women. The following treatments are all proven methods of combating acne and improving the health and appearance of your skin.
This 1 hour facial is designed to remove old skin, extract blemishes, and clear pores of congestion and infection. Our RN acne specialist evaluates your current skin condition and modifies her facials to get the best results for your skin type. Most clients see smoother, less inflamed skin in 3 days. Our Acne Facials are typically paired with one Blue-U Light session to further kill any residual P. Acnes bacteria. Acne facials are not just for the face - facials can also done on the back or chest to help combat breakouts in those areas as well.
One hour Acne Facial (including Blu-U light) - $130
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Antibiotics may be taken daily to help decrease inflammation and bacterial growth. It is usually prescribed to treat chronic or cystic acne. One of our doctors on staff will evaluate the current condition of your skin, and may prescribe a low level of Doxycycline.
The Blue-U Light is an effective and painless way to help stop P. Acnes bacteria growth in your skin. It’s a unique blue light that delivers fluorescent light scattered over a larger area, without harmful UV or Infrared rays. The Blue-U Light is useful for treating acne on the face, back, and chest. Treatments are simple – you sit close to the light for approximately 21 minutes. Treatments can be done as often as 3 times per week, and are extremely effective when done after an Acne Facial.
Blu-U Light treatment - $25
Have a painful zit that you can’t do anything about? Cortisone injections are a quick and effective way to get medication exactly where it’s needed. After an injection, soreness decreases within a few hours and by the next day a noticeable decrease in swelling occurs. This treatment is most effective for deep pustules that in general do not come to a head.
Cortisone injection - $25
Levulan or Amino-Levulinic Acid is used to treat acne, scarring, and to rejuvenate the overall appearance and texture of your skin. It is typically used on the face but can be applied to other areas requiring treatment, such as the chest or back. You can read more about Levulan treatments here: Levulan