Acne is a common skin issue that is experienced by teens and adults. While the causes for each might be very different, what stays the same is the fact that it is always unwelcome and distressing. And for those with severe acne, there is another issue of stubborn acne scar which can stay on for years even after the acne has healed. This feels no less than a double punishment of sorts, after having to deal with acne. Not only are these scars a constant reminder of past acne, but they also give the face an uneven, pockmarked appearance, which can create a dent in one’s confidence. And if left untended to, these scars can even last a lifetime. The best approach in this case would be to seek out acne scars treatment from a reputed skin clinic.
The first step before commencing on acne scars
There are many over the counter products available for acne scar treatments in Melbourne. And these might help if you match the right product to your skin’s requirement. But even before you get started with any treatment, it is important to figure out the root cause and the type of your acne scars. This will guide the future course of treatment, as different types of scars require different treatment modalities. Visiting a qualified skin specialist or a skin clinic will help you correctly diagnose your scar type and also point you in the right direction towards the treatment you need.
What you can expect from acne scars treatment with us
At Victorian Laser & Skin Clinic, we understand how traumatic acne scars can be, and have designed a procedure to make the treatment experience as smooth as possible for you. This is the reason why we place a huge emphasis on transparency, and aligning patient expectations with what is actually possible. Here is an overview of what you can expect should you choose to have us work on your acne scar treatment.
1) No obligation initial consultation
Treatment for acne scars can be time-consuming, and we want our patients to be completely convinced before they decide to go ahead with us. For this purpose, we offer a free, no-obligation consultation at all of our four clinics across Melbourne.
In this initial consultation, we will assess your skin with an intention to diagnose and understand the root cause of your acne scars. We will then share our recommended treatment option along with a possible treatment goal, along with an estimate of the treatment timeline and costs. You can choose to go ahead, or not, as per your discretion.
Most acne scar treatments require multiple sessions, depending upon the type of scarring and the area to be treated. In cases where more than one type of scarring is observed, we might recommend a combination of multiple treatment options, from among chemical peels, microneedling, dermabrasion and laser scar removal to maximize efficiency. We might also prescribe topical or oral medication, if required, to speed up the treatment. Whatever the course of your treatment may be, you can be assured of our full commitment to quality care.
3) Post Treatment Care
Just as it is important to have the right diagnosis and course of treatment, following the correct post treatment care is essential to heal and sustain results. As some of these treatments could span months, we might recommend a specific post-treatment regime to be followed during and post treatment. Some of the treatments might require some downtime, and we will ensure that you have a clear understanding of the post-treatment care protocols to be followed.
Victorian Laser & Skin Clinic has earned a reputation for providing high quality cosmetic care, and our team has enabled many acne-scarred patients to enjoy smoother and beautiful skin. If this interests you, feel free to book your free consultation with us today!