Having a face full of acne can be disheartening. Very few people who have acne feel confident meeting new people or being in a situation where they feel like they are on display. It is hard for a person to feel confident when they know that their skin is plagued with pimples and that deep red color that is associated with acne. One of the things that a lot of people will talk about as they get older is that dealing with acne scarring is in some ways worse than dealing with acne. Eventually, acne breakouts will clear up. However, when a person has acne scarring, they are never able to forget their acne breakouts. Their skin has an uneven texture and color. Acne scars can be very difficult to hide.
One effective way that individuals have been able to treat acne scarring is with chemical peels. These are effective and beneficial for many reasons. Chemical peels are designed to exfoliate the skin. In addition to getting rid of the top layers of skin, they affect the skin just enough in order to trick the skin to produce more beneficial substances that will improve acne scarring.
Some individuals have been able to reduce acne scarring using a light chemical peel on a regular basis. Some find that they are able to get fantastic results by scheduling a facial each month that includes a light chemical peel. In addition to getting the benefits of the chemical peel, other methods are used during the facial that encourage the skin to look healthy, clear and smooth.
Depending on the severity of your acne scarring, a deeper strength chemical peel may be needed. When you use a deeper chemical peel, you are going to need to plan to spend a little bit of time after the procedure recovering. Depending on the brand and strength that is used, you may have peeling on your skin for a couple of days or weeks after the initial peel was given. However, as soon as you fully heal, you are going to notice a marked difference in your skin. The acne scars will be less visible. Your skin will be smoother and the texture will be more even.
The best way for you to find out if you are a good candidate for chemical peels is to come to About Face Medical Aesthetics for a consultation. During this appointment at our office in Stratham, we are going to look at the severity of your acne scarring and also see if you have any current acne breakouts. Then we will recommend a treatment that will not only have you looking your best, but also have you feeling your best. Contact us today to schedule an appointment to learn more!