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Acne Scars

Acne scars no longer have to be permanent at Innova Wellness Spa, where we provide aesthetic enhancement procedures without resorting to painful surgeries.

How does a person scar from acne?

Skin pores can get clogged with oil, dead skin cells, even bacteria — all of which can result in acne and skin blemishes, which can in turn lead to scarring. Pores suffer from inflammation and build up so much pressure that they can potentially burst. Once the pore wall bursts deeper within the skin tissue, infected debris leaks into deep tissues, creating larger, more prominent lesions.

Scarring occurs as the body creates collagen to repair the damage. Depending on skin type and other factors, the scarring can be relatively shallow and easy to correct. Where ruptures occur deep in the pore, scarring is more severe. The healing process creates significant changes in the texture and smoothness of the skin, forming deep depressions or giving the skin a rolling, wave-like appearance.

2 Categories of Scarring

  • Hypertrophic scarring adds tissue and results from excessive collagen production during the healing process. Raised bumps and ridges around scars are brought on by healing fiber overproduction.
  • Atrophic scarring forms around lost tissue and occurs as a result of tissue lost during the healing process. ‘Ice pick’ or ‘boxcar’ scars are common types of atrophic scarring. Ice pick scarring looks like tiny holes in the skin; boxcar scars are often larger and have vertical sides (most comparable to chicken pox scars).

Cutting Edge Laser Skin Rejuvenation Technology

Innova Wellness Spa incorporates Cutera xeo® technology, a completely customizable workhorse, suited to fit a diverse community of patients with a wide range of skin conditions. Xeo® has more configuration possibilities than any other multi-application platform laser used in the field today. Think of xeo as a complete esthetic workstation, designed to help our patients fight unwanted skin conditions like acne scarring.

Your Initial Consultation

Contact Innova Wellness Spa today to schedule your initial consultation, where we’ll learn more about you and the ways that our practice can provide successful treatment for a wide variety of skin conditions. We’ll determine the best course of treatment which suits your distinct needs. Together, we’ll achieve your skin rejuvenation ambitions without resorting to surgery.