Suddenly Slimmer is proud to offer the latest medical treatments and products for Acne in Phoenix and Scottsdale Arizona! Family owned and operated since 1988!
Acne affects nearly 100% of the population at some point. For some, acne is mild and transient; for others, it can be severe and long lasting. Scarring from severe acne can be permanent and disfiguring (see section on Acne Scars). Acne usually begins around the time of puberty. Acne may improve after puberty, but for many, acne persists into and during middle age. Acne lesions form when the opening of oil glands (called sebaceous glands) in the skin become blocked. Trapped oil builds up within the gland, causing inflammation. The swelling within the oil gland can become so intense that the oil gland (and associated hair follicle) can rupture, leading to further inflammation. While the surge of hormones during puberty likely triggers this process, other factors such as stress, diet, and the influence of other hormones may also play a role. A bacterium called Propionibacterium acnes that is normally present on the skin likely plays a role in acne, but the precise link is still unclear. Any person with moderate or worse acne should be seen by one of our physician to discuss treatment options, because of the risk of permanent scarring.
Offering the latest acne scars treatment in Phoenix and Scottsdale Arizona. In business since 1988!
Guide to Treating Acne Scars and Skin Damage
Cortisone and Fade Creams: First, if the scar is red or swollen, use an over-the-counter cortisone cream to calm the skin, says Dannielli, senior medical esthetician and laser technician at Suddenly Slimmer Med Spa. The cortisone is absorbed by skin cells and reduces inflammation. Next, you’ll want to concentrate on lightening any hyperpigmentation left from the acne scar. “Hydroquinone, a popular skin lightener, is the best cream to help fade acne scars, I recommend using Obagi Nu Derm System, says Dannielli. If you are sensitive to hydroquinone you can use SkinMedica Lytera Skin Brightening Complex.
Laser and Filler Treatments: If your acne scars don’t fade away on their own, it may be time to consider booking an appointment for laser skin resurfacing. Within one to three sessions, laser skin resurfacing using fractionated laser technology can even out the skin surface and increase new collagen formation to help fill in acne scars.
Filler injections can also prove beneficial at filling in the indentations left behind from deep acne scars, says Dannielli. But the downside to fillers is that they need to be repeated every four to six months, as the product re-absorbs into the skin over time.
The main key to seeing acne scars fade is patience. A few weeks after you break out and subsequently scar, new blood vessels move into the injured area to provide nourishment to the skin, which is why most early scars look pink, says Alster. Months later, collagen (the building blocks of the skin) start to reform, filling in the injured section of skin. Because cystic acne destroys skin and fat, it can take up to a year for the scars to fade, says Dannielli.
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Age spots can occur any where on the skin, but are most bothersome on the face and hands. These spots often appear darker on the hands and face where the sun has worsened their appearance. Damage from sun exposure also appears in these areas and the skin looks blotchy, discolored and even pebbly.
For most age spots, 2 and 5 treatments with the IPL Photo Facial can erase these lesions. you may have some redness and peeling for a few days. Treatments are usually 2-4 weeks apart. We often advise prescription-strength skin lighteners in addition to procedures to help lighten sun damage and maintain results.
Age Spots Treatment Pricing: $175 per 10 minutes treatment
Melasma is a common skin disorder that can be seen in both women and men around the world. While it is a universal condition that can be apparent in any ethnicity, it is most commonly seen in Asians, Hispanics, Arabs, and Africans due to the higher levels of melanin in their skin. While some with fair skin may not recognize their condition as it is less noticeable, those with a tendency to tan will notice severe discoloration in the cheeks, nose, forehead and lips as well as the upper arms. This discoloration is caused by an increased production of melanin in the skin, which can be because of an individuals heredity, exposure to the sun, or use of oral contraceptives and prescription drugs. The treatment of melasma has advanced significantly in the recent years. Sufferers now the options for chemical peel melasma treatment, skin lightening treatment, and laser treatment depending on the severity of their condition. Call today to book a free consultation to find out which Melasma treatment is right for you 602-952-8446
Skin tags are a common flesh-colored bump or tag found mostly around the neck, underarms, groin or under the breasts. Typically less than a 1/4 inch long, these benign lesions can become irritated and torn off. Sometimes they are numerous and can be of many different sizes in one area. You can clear your body of these bothersome little tags easily and painlessly, usually in just one visit. Skin Tag Removal Pricing: start at $175 per treatment
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