Acne and Rosacea Treatment Facials: ( MediLUX – Medical Grade LED Facials)

Acne can be caused by several different factors. One of the most common causes of mild acne breakouts are blockages to the hair follicles, which are tiny, almost microscopic, holes from which hair grows. The good news is that this is, in addition to being one of the most common causes of acne, also one of the most treatable causes of acne.

Pigmentation & Acne Treatments

Regrettably, no treatment will ever remove acne scars completely, we offer a non-invasive treatment that is effective for improving the overall appearance of your scars. Of the 85% of people suffering from acne, 30% of these are affected by acne scarring. Our acne treatments are ideal for blemishing the skin, making your skin look smooth and healthy. There are different types of acne scars; boxcar, rolling, ice pick, atrophic and hypertrophic are just a few. As the name suggests laser treatment for acne scars involves firing a laser directly at acne scars. IPL acne scar removal treatment works in two different ways. To start with, the heat generated by the laser removes the uppermost layer of skin where your scars are. Once this layer peels off, the scar is not as noticeable and the skin looks smoother and more attractive already. As your treated skin tissue starts to break, the laser’s light and heat encourage and stimulate healthy, brand-new cells to grow. While this is happening, blood is directed to the treatment site by the laser’s heat and because the scar’s blood vessels are targeted, inflammation starts to reduce.The end result is that your scars look less obvious, raised and red

Vascular Therapy Facial

Vascular lasers are used to target and remove unwanted or abnormal blood vessels in the skin. The laser is targeted, meaning it focuses on the areas which require treatment, while leaving the surrounding healthy skin untouched. Here at the Harley Street Dermatology Clinic, we use the Pulsed Dye Vascular laser to treat the following common skin conditions. In some cases, this may be a vascular laser. Vascular lasers work to treat a range of skin conditions by exposing the lesion to short pulses of light. They emit a very strong light of a single wavelength that is carefully matched to the absorption characteristic of the target tissue. The light is absorbed by the target and converted into heat thereby destroying the target. Because this destructive process is over in a tiny fraction of a second, there is little time for the heat to affect other tissue nearby, and because of this the risk of scarring is minimized. The temperature from the light is just enough to damage the vessel of the lesion, which is then absorbed back into the body, making them less visible.

Multiple treatments are often required to achieve the best results from a vascular laser depending on your skin type and the severity and location of your condition which requires treatment. Following treatment you may experience some redness, bruising or swelling but this will settle down over a couple of days