Acne can cause both physical and emotional symptoms, and is often difficult to treat without the help of a medical professional. Newport Plastic Surgery is proud to offer acne treatments to help patients achieve clear skin with the expertise of Dr. Go, a highly trained plastic surgery physician in Newport, Irvine, Huntington Beach, and the surrounding areas of California.
What Are Acne Treatments?
Acne is a persistent condition that primarily affects the face, but can also affect other areas of the body. Acne can cause painful blemishes that also impact a person’s appearance, causing them to feel self-conscious about their skin. Although acne cannot be cured, acne treatments can help manage symptoms to improve a patient’s skin and their quality of life. While there are many at-home acne treatments available, Newport Plastic Surgery is able to provide more aggressive and effective acne treatments, thanks to the medical expertise and qualifications of our staff.
How Much Do Acne Treatments Cost?
The cost of acne treatments can vary depending on the extent of treatment necessary to deliver a patient’s desired results. When you schedule a consultation with Dr. Go of Newport Plastic Surgery, he will develop a personalized treatment plan based on your specific cosmetic goals. Once this treatment plan is developed, we will be able to provide you with the exact cost of treatment. We also offer financing through CareCredit® to make this and other treatments more affordable.
How Are Acne Treatments Performed?
At Newport Plastic Surgery, we may incorporate multiple treatments in order to effectively manage a patient’s acne. These treatments can include:
Chemical peels provide a comprehensive acne treatment, eliminating acne-causing bacteria while also reducing blemishes and acne scarring. We offer chemical peels that are specifically designed for patients with acne or sensitive skin.
Routine Skin Maintenance
One of the best techniques for managing acne is routine maintenance. We may recommend regular facials or extraction treatments to address acne symptoms and their causes. Additionally, at-home skin care products may be recommended to manage acne between appointments.
Laser CO2 Resurfacing
For patients who have developed acne scarring due to severe acne, we may recommend Laser CO2 skin resurfacing. This ablative laser treatment uses light energy to exfoliate the skin, resurface acne scars, and stimulate collagen production for brighter, healthier skin.
Is There Downtime After Acne Treatments?
Gentle maintenance treatments and facials will require no downtime. However, more aggressive acne treatments, such as chemical peels or laser resurfacing for acne scars, may leave the skin red, sensitive, or peeling. In these cases, it is necessary to limit excessive sunlight until the skin heals. This helps ensure that the skin can recover without any damage. Otherwise, patients will be able to return to work and other normal activities without a problem.
What Kind of Results Can I Expect from Acne Treatments?
With most acne treatments, patients will notice a gradual improvement in skin clarity and texture over the weeks following treatment. However, acne is a persistent condition that often requires regular maintenance and multiple treatment sessions. During your consultation, Dr. Go will recommend the treatment plan that will give you the best results. At that time, he will be able to tell you what you can expect from your acne treatment and any future treatments.
If you suffer from acne, contact us today to schedule a consultation at Newport Plastic Surgery. We offer effective acne treatments thanks to the expertise of Dr. Go, one of the leading plastic surgery physicians in Newport Beach, Costa Mesa, Irvine, and the surrounding communities of CA.