Acne can be treated by many techniques including home remedies and medication and thereafter, the resultant scars and discoloration can be overcome by either laser or microdermabrasion.
These laser beams are naturally one of the most effective treatments that are available to get rid of acne scars and pigmentation. It is therefore among the most expensive as well. The lasers used here comprise different types of crimson soft pulsing lights
Which have varied intensities and wavelengths that help to modify the skin tissue. It stimulates the collagen present in the skin to diminish the visibility of scars and thus speeding up the recovery process. Depending on the nature and shape of the scar,
Which can be depressed or protruding, these lights function to sink or shrink it. They even out the redness and blisters as well.
The important features that make the Laser Therapy so famous also makes it out to be the most notorious of all treatments. Myths attached to it are nothing short of a terrorist trying to invade your peace of mind.
The First Myth- Burn Burn Burn.....
Contrary to common misconception, nothing burns during the procedure and no patient experiences any such sensations or pain. A red colored low light which produces inconsiderable amount of heat is used. The patient would feel glorious and rejuvenated as if in a spa and plus it also diminishes wrinkles and fine lines if any.
The Second Myth- Just Nighty Night
It is a laser treatment, not a magic wand, so does not expect overnight miracles. It goes in stages and many sittings are required before any results start to show. The skin needs time to heal completely and recover before the next sitting. The truth be told, positive results are visible after three to six weeks the procedure is started.
The Third Myth- Only One Road To Tread
There is absolutely no need to discontinue additional treatments for acne or acne scars. Contrary to common belief, it is safe to go through microdermabrasion or take medications for acne.
Microdermabrasion is like exfoliation. only a bit more serious and advanced. It is a medical procedure where the upper layer of the skin is freed and removed by applying tiny rough granular materials to it and sanding off. The concept is simple, removal the dead skin cells that have accumulated on the surface of the skin so that new and healthier layer of skin can generate.
The First Myth- Abrasion Afraid Are We
The whole concept of grating and sanding off the skin might seem a little extreme and intimidating to many, but in this procedure crystal powders of various sensitive compounds are used that are skin friendly and can be vacuumed off easily. It is like washing or scrubbing your face, only a little dry.
The Second Myth- Way too Invasive
Microdermabrasion is a mild procedure and it only takes half an hour for the patient to fully recover and go about their daily routine.
The Third Myth- Too Expensive
It is actually one of the most reasonably priced procedures for acne scar treatment cream and has optimum effectiveness and minimum to no risks.