Treatment for acne and acne scars is intended to minimize the appearance of pimples and the scars that may have formed as a result. Anyone can suffer from acne, regardless of your age, though breakouts typically occur during puberty, resulting in blemishes, whiteheads, and blackheads around the face, chest, back and other parts of the body.
Without proper treatment, frequent breakouts can lead to the formation of acne scars that appear as deep depressions or divots. If you’re struggling with acne and acne scars, Dr. Fakheri may have a number of solutions to improve your skin complexion.
What causes acne scars?
Acne is a common skin condition that predominantly affects teenagers and young adults. It is caused by the buildup of dead skin cells, bacteria, and sebum or oil on the surface of the skin, clogging pores and causing them to become inflamed. This inflammation leads to pimples, such as blackheads and whiteheads. Acne breakouts can occur on any part of the body, but it is most often is seen on the face, neck, chest, back, and shoulders.
Treatment of acne scars
Dr. Fakheri will evaluate your case and determine the best option for you. Treatment may include:
- topical and oral medications
- chemical peels
- photodynamic therapy
- radiofrequency sublative
- laser acne therapy
These treatments are essentially pain-free and require no downtime, so you can start your treatment anytime without affecting your daily schedule.
If you’re looking for a minimally-invasive treatment plan for acne and acne scars, Dr. Fakheri will help you find the right solution. To schedule your free cosmetic consultation, please call 818-343-0101 or visit our office located in Tarzana, CA.