At our Miami aesthetic dermatology clinic, we use safe, controlled, and carefully calibrated laser light to treat a variety of conditions and to approve appearance in a number of ways. We offer laser skin tightening, laser hair removal, laser toenail fungus treatment, and laser skin rejuvenation procedures, for example. But laser therapy can also be effective in combating one of the most common and troublesome skin conditions: acne.
Acne can manifest itself in several different ways and types, but it is never welcome and can make those who are dealing with breakouts feel embarrassed and uncomfortable. With our laser acne therapy, we can provide patients with a quick, largely painless, and non-invasive way to heal acne and reduce and minimize breakouts.
What Causes Acne?
Acne breakouts are caused by the sebaceous glands in your skin, which unsurprisingly are found in the greatest number on the face and scalp. These glands secrete an oily or waxy matter, called sebum, which lubricates and waterproofs the skin and hair.
But sometimes things go wrong. Acne can occur when sebum is unable to leave the skin because a hair follicle is blocked. This can cause bacterial growth below the skin surface which can in turn lead to blemishes and breakouts, all of which fall under the unpleasant umbrella of acne.
How the Ellipse Laser Acne Treatment Accelerates Acne Healing
The good news is that the scars and inflammation that accompany acne can be effectively treated. One of the most effective techniques for minimizing the appearance of acne scars and inflammation is the Ellipse Laser acne treatment Dr. Mariano Busso uses at his Miami aesthetic dermatology clinic.
The Ellipse Laser treatment directs carefully controlled pulses of light into the epidermis. The duration and frequency of the pulses are calibrated to reduce acne without damaging the surrounding tissue. Laser light is absorbed by the hemoglobin in the blood vessels that feed the sebaceous glands. The hemoglobin then converts the light energy into heat, which damages the walls of the vessels supplying blood to the sebaceous glands. This slows sebum production and has been clinically proven to accelerate the healing of acne.
Are You a Good Candidate for Laser Acne Therapy?
If your acne has not responded to other treatments such as topical ointments or prescription medications, you may be a good candidate for laser acne therapy. In some cases, laser therapy can be even more effective when combined with other acne treatments such as medicine applied directly to the skin.
To find out for sure whether laser acne therapy can offer you relief from the discomfort and embarrassment of acne, schedule a consultation with a dermatologist who has substantial experience and a long track record of success treating patients with laser therapy.
Call Dr. Busso Today to Schedule a Laser Acne Therapy Consultation
Dr. Mariano Busso has coached physicians all over the country on his innovative techniques and quality of care, including the use of laser therapy and the treatment and healing of acne. Call our Miami clinic today at 305-857-0144 to schedule your consultation.