Acnesolution411.com is an information resource for people with stubborn skin problems. Remedies include Isolaz, dermabrasions, chemical peels, laser scar removal, Intense Pulse Light, Triniti and Ultherapy.
1. In the search bar type in your skin ailment, 2. Your city and 3. Desired treatment (treatment:optional). You will be directed to a Board Certified Dermatologist.
Acnesolution411.com is here to inform and compare treatments for a variety of skin problems such as severe acne, wrinkles, acne pits and scars, or people who are looking for a month youthful appearance.
Who can use Acnesolution411.com
Acnesolution411.com is for people who are not happy with the results they have received from topical ointments, lotions and other over-the-counter remedies. It is for people who want to look their best but are still suffering from skin ailments and are ready to explore more aggressive remedies to solve their skin problems.
Over the counter remedies: Stay tuned
For now, acnesolution411.com does not recommend any over-the-counter or prescription remedies for acne, scars or any other facial blemishes. Acnesolution411.com provides information and recommendations for remedies that are provided by spas and dermatologists, physicians and plastic surgeons in your area, usually within 15 miles of your residence.
The intention here is to provide quality information so you can be armed with good questions to ask your service provider when you are ready to explore additional remedies to address your skin ailments.
Compare Treatments: What’s best for you?
We also compare the various treatments to inform and help you make the best decision for your individual situation. We believe that being armed with the best information possible will help you and your skin care service provider develop a plan that will achieve the results you want.
Info you can use
Use the treatments described below as a starting point to review your available options on which treatment to select to address your skin problem. Then go the the city or click the remedy button. You can also do a site search using the city and treatment as the keyword to find a service provider near you.
What to expect?
The treatment pages describe the ailment, the treatment, procedure and what to expect during and after the treatments, the duration of the treatments, the number of treatments required for best results and the cost. Find your city and contact the skin service provider in your area.
Below is an overview of skin ailments and their corresponding treatments. Again, this content here on acnesolution411.com is for information purposes only. The service providers listed on the local pages are a great resource for additional questions you may have about your specific condition, treatment, possible risks, averse affects and projected results.
NOTE: Before undergoing any treatment listed below or on any other space on acnesolution411.com, it is strongly recommended to be examined by your primary physician, dermatologist or plastic surgeon BEFORE undergoing any treatment, including home or over-the-counter remedies.
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Skin ailments and treatments
Severe Acne: Isolaz Treatment
The Isolaz acne treatment is a nonsurgical procedure for acne sufferers who have tried many remedies but have not been satisfied with their results. Isolaz is for people with mild to severe acne, acne produced pits and scars, as well as discoloration from acne pimples. The Isolaz acne laser has been approved by the FDA. It uses a painless laser to clean your pores and vacuums the dead skin away simultaneously.
Excessive or unwanted hair, and skin discoloration: Intense Pulsed Light
Intense Pulsed Light or IPL, is a non surgical procedure that uses specific spectrum’s of light to target chromosome and skin structures to permanently remove hair, acne scars, age spots, Rosecea, and visible capillaries.
Loose skin, Acne scars, age spots, wrinkles: Chemical Peel
A chemical peel is a nonsurgical procedure which exfoliates (takes off) the Stratum Corneum (the top layer of skin) with mild, medium or strong chemicals. Once removed, the layer of skin below replaces the removed layer with skin that is usually smoother, clearer and tighter than before. Deep chemical peels are performed by dermatologists and plastic surgeons. While light or some medium chemical peels can be performed by aestheticians.
Loose skin, Acne scar, age spots: Dermabrasion
Dermabrasion is a non-surgical procedure which exfoliates (takes off) the Stratum Corneum (the top layer of skin) with an abrasive scrubbing tool. Once removed, the layer of skin below replaces the removed layer with skin that is usually smoother, clearer and tighter than before. Dermabrasions go deep below the skin’s top layer and thus are performed under the care of a dermatologist. Microdermabrasions is a cosmetic procedure and pose little health risks and thus can be performed by an aesthetician or day spa.
Scars: Laser Scar Removal
Laser Scar Removal is a catch all term that can include many types of treatments. Here, Acnesolution411.com refers to laser scar remove to address these specific scars: Keloid scars, Contracture scars and Hypertrophic scars. Laser surgery, skin grafts, excision, scar revision or reposition and dermabrasion are all options for addressing unwanted scars. Procedures range widely from surgical to nonsurgical based on the size and location of the scar.
Of course there are also scars and pits that result from severe acne but the laser scar removal is not recommended for these types of scars by acnesolution411.com. See your dermatologist for which procedure would work best for you.
Loose Skin and blemishes: Triniti Laser Treatment
The Triniti Laser treatment is a trademarked, three pronged nonsurgical procedure for skin tightening, discoloration and decreasing wrinkles. First, FotoFacial uses radio waves and intense pulsed light to heat up the inner layer of skin to fix discoloration. Second, is Refirm, which uses infrared and radio frequency to activate the fibroblast, which signals new collegen to form, leads to tightening of the skin over time. Third, is the Matrix Fractional treatment which uses infrared light in fractional realms to heat the deep layers of the skin to stimulate tightening beneath the skin.
Loose Skin: Ultherapy
Ultherapy is a trademarked, nonsurgical procedure that tighten skin on the face and neck. It uses ultrasound rays to produce collagen which is the body’s own natural skin repair and tightening agent.
For more details about these procedures, simply go to the tab above or to the search box to find the treatment and a doctor in your area that can answer your questions.