How does the laser treatment work?
The highly powerful yet gentle laser pulses superheat the sebaceous gland and its surroundings, where the p. acnes bacteria congregate. The treatment is fast and hygienic as nothing touches the skin except a beam of laser light.
The LightPod NeoTM (Nd:YAG 1064nm) laser from Aerolase offers a unique double-effect with respect to acne treatment, Because of the laser’s high energy output and attraction to hemoglobin, it can simultaneously reduce active acne while stimulating collagen formation to reduce acne scars. Treatments are pain-free and sanitary with no need for the application of sprays, gels or anesthetics to the treated skin.
What can I expect after getting the laser treatment?
Right after treatment with the Neo, most patients report less irritation and drier skin in the treated areas. The treated skin has a calmer appearance with less redness. The net result is visible clearance of active acne even after a single treatment, although 4 to 6 treatments are recommended for profound long term improvement of acne. In addition to promoting acne clearance, clinical research has also shown that treatments with the Neo also help to visibly reduce acne scars.
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