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Sydney’s Leading Experts in Acne Scar Reduction

Unlock radiant skin and newfound confidence with Medical Aesthetics 360, Sydney’s trusted destination for advanced acne scar reduction. Our seasoned specialists understand the profound impact of acne scars on self-esteem and offer a comprehensive range of cutting-edge solutions tailored to your unique needs.

At Medical Aesthetics 360, we prioritise personalised care, utilising innovative techniques like skin needling and laser resurfacing to effectively diminish scars, pits, and discoloration. With a meticulous approach, our expert team customises treatment plans to suit diverse skin types and address varying scar severity, ensuring optimal results for every client.

Don’t let acne scars hold you back. Take the first step towards smoother, blemish-free skin by contacting Medical Aesthetics 360 today. Experience the difference with Sydney’s leading acne scar reduction specialists dedicated to restoring your natural beauty and confidence.

Your acne scar treatment at a glance:

  • Overview: Treatments designed to reduce the visibility of acne scarring, including pits, redness, pigmentation and discolouration.
  • Treatment time: Varies depending on treatment
  • Downtime: Varies depending on treatment
  • Results: Varies depending on treatment

At Medical Aesthetics 360, we provide a comprehensive array of advanced acne scar reduction therapies, suited to a broad spectrum of scar types and degrees of severity. Our team of expert clinicians will conduct thorough assessments of each client’s unique skin concerns. Following this detailed evaluation, we develop a customised treatment plan, to deliver optimal results tailored to your specific needs, downtime requirements, scar type and skin type.

Our portfolio of acne scar reduction treatments include the following:

There are many types of acne scarring, each with slightly different modalities of treatment

  • Hypo or Hyper-pigmentation: Flat areas with altered pigmentation, without indentations or raised texture. This condition is more common in individuals with darker skin tones and those who tend to pick or squeeze their acne.
  • Boxcar Scars: Shallow, sharply-defined depressions, round or oval shaped, resembling punched-out scars usually found around the jawline and lower cheeks.
  • Ice-Pick Scars: Narrow, deep holes resembling punctures made by an ice-pick, found more commonly on the cheeks. Ice pick scars, while challenging to treat, respond positively to consistent and targeted treatment approaches.
  • Rolling Scars: Wavy indentations in the skin with varying depth, typically due to the skin being tethered to underlying structures. It can make the skin appear wavy and uneven. 
  • Hypertrophic and Keloid Scarring: Raised, often pigmented red or purple scars that extend beyond the original wound due to excess accumulation of scar tissue. They are commonly found on the jawline, chest, back, and shoulders, and more prevalent in individuals with darker skin tones.

The Fotona Erbium Laser is an innovative tool in aesthetic and dermatological medicine, effectively treating acne scars by using targeted light energy. This laser targets the scar tissue, heating it in a controlled way to stimulate the skin’s natural healing process. This leads to the production of new collagen and skin, helping to repair and smooth out the scarred area, often with improved texture and tone. The precise nature of the Erbium Laser makes it an effective option for enhancing skin texture and reducing the appearance of acne scars with minimal to no downtime.

LaseMD is a cutting-edge laser treatment targeting acne scarring through fractional laser technology. It works by using fractional lasers to deliver microbeams of laser energy to the skin. This process creates micro-wounds that stimulate the body’s natural healing process, leading to the regeneration of new, healthy skin cells. As a result, it helps in reducing the appearance of acne scars, improving skin texture and tone. The treatment is known for its precision, ensuring minimal discomfort and downtime. LaseMD is an ideal option for those seeking a non-invasive yet efficient solution for enhancing skin appearance and diminishing the visual impact of acne scars.

Skin microneedling is a common and effective treatment for acne scarring. This minimally invasive technique uses fine needles to create tiny punctures in the skin, triggering the body’s natural healing process. This response stimulates collagen and elastin production, essential for repairing and smoothing out scarred skin. The procedure is known for its precision and minimal downtime, making it a popular choice for those seeking to reduce acne scars and improve overall skin texture and appearance.

Lutronic ECO2, utilizing advanced CO2 laser technology, stands out in treating acne scarring. ECO2 lasers emit a more intense wavelength, allowing for deeper skin penetration. This deep action stimulates significant collagen production and skin remodeling, effectively reducing the appearance of deeper and more pronounced acne scars. The Lutronic ECO2 precisely targets damaged skin tissue, promoting regeneration and resulting in improved skin texture and tone. Its ability to reach deeper layers makes it particularly effective for more severe scarring.

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Most of our acne scar reduction treatments are minimally invasive and involve very little downtime, so you can address your scarring without disrupting your life. Why not book in for your acne scar reduction treatment today?

Acne Scar Reduction Treatments: Frequently Asked Questions

Acne scarring occurs due to an abnormal level of collagen production during the healing process of acne. This aberrant healing can lead to various forms of scars, such as rolling, ice-pick, and boxcar scars, each with unique characteristics. Additionally, post-acne healing often involves redness and pigmentation changes, attributed to excessive inflammation during the acne’s active phase. These different scar types require distinct treatment approaches for effective management and improvement.

Acne scarring treatments vary in sensation and discomfort depending on the type of procedure. Some treatments, like laser therapy or microneedling, may cause minimal to mild discomfort, often described as a pricking or warm sensation. However, most modern treatments are designed to minimise pain, and we offer topical anaesthetics or cooling devices to enhance comfort. It’s important to discuss pain management options with your cosmetic professional to ensure a comfortable treatment experience.

The cost of acne scarring treatments can vary widely, influenced by factors such as the specific type of treatment recommended, the severity of scarring, and the number of sessions required. Treatments range from minimally invasive procedures like microneedling to more advanced options like laser therapy, each with different pricing structures.

During your initial face to face consultation and assessment, we will recommend a personalised treatment plan suited to your skin and scar type, which will provide a clearer understanding of the associated costs and timeframes tailored to your individual needs and expectations.

Significant advancements in dermatological treatments have made it possible to considerably reduce their visibility. Most patients see a reduction of around 70-80% in acne scarring once their treatment protocol has been completed. Many patients also experience a substantial improvement in skin texture and appearance, leading to enhanced confidence and satisfaction with their skin.

The effectiveness of these treatments depends on factors such as the type and severity of the scars and your skin’s individual response. It’s important to attend an initial face to face appointment to assess and discuss your goals with a skincare professional who can guide you to the most suitable and realistic treatment plan for your specific needs.

Downtime for acne scar reduction treatments like laser therapies, eCO2 lasers, and microneedling varies depending on the intensity of the procedure:

Laser resurfacing downtime can involve some downtime. Typically, this may range from a day or two, to a week. The skin may appear red and feel sensitive, similar to a sunburn, post-treatment. For more intensive treatments such as ECO2 laser therapies, this may require a longer downtime. Patients might experience redness, swelling, and peeling, which can typically last up to two weeks.

Micro-needling has minimal downtime. Patients may encounter mild redness and sensitivity for a couple of days following the procedure. While it’s safe to return to usual work and normal activities after your session, some patients prefer to stay at home for the first few days until the redness has reduced.

It’s essential to follow post-treatment care instructions provided by your clinician for optimal healing and results. Each individual’s skin reacts differently, so the exact recovery time can vary.

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