Conquering Acne Scars|Patient's Before and After Images

Tackling Acne and Scarring In Adults

UNDERSTANDING ADULT ACNE AND ACNE TREATMENT Acne affects up to 50 million people in the United States and will affect nearly 85 percent of all individuals throughout their lifetime, according to American Academy of Dermatology. A large majority of these individuals will also seek acne treatment at some point, which is why understanding acne is

Before & After Laser For Severe Acne Case

Options for Removing Acne and Reducing Scars

WHAT CAUSES ACNE AND HOW TO REMOVE STUBBORN PIMPLES Simply put, clogged follicles result in acne. Acne is a medical skin disease known as acne vulgaris that appears where there are prevalent sebaceous follicles, such as your face, back and chest. Acne varies from mild flare-ups with a few pimples to chronic breakouts with severe

Before & After Laser For Severe Acne Case

Photodynamic Acne Treatment For Severe Nodulocystic acne and acne scars with Laser and Levulan

Severe acne flare-ups and breakouts, coupled with nodulocystic acne inflammation, often result in acne scars. A two-fold approach is required to first address the severe acne and then eliminate or minimize the scarring from acne cysts and nodules. This teenage-aged patient with severe nodulocystic acne also had severe scarring from his acne. Dr. Umar first

Acne on Young Man|Emotional Experience, Confidence & Choosing Treatments

The Emotional Experience of the Acne and Choosing Treatments Wisely

One of the most common skin solutions that people seek is a good acne treatment. When we see ourselves in the mirror, feelings are automatically evoked. These emotions are actually more telling than we realize. According to Steven Feldman, who is a dermatology professor at the Wake Forest University School of Medicine says, “The skin

Acne| Finding A Treatment for Stubborn Conditions

Fraxel Dual Corrects Acne Scarring- Before and After Video

This patient’s ongoing struggle with severe acne vulgaris and the subsequent scarring is finally over. She presented to Dr. Umar of the Los Angeles-based dermatology office, Fine Touch Dermatology, in hopes of having her problem skin corrected once and for all. The first phase was a mixture of therapies with the Spectra laser and some

How Does the Fraxel Laser Work?

Fraxel lasers are a premier type of laser therapy that emits monochromatic light waves to affect and stimulate tissue restructuring. The term “Fraxel” comes from the fact that they operate using fractional light technology as opposed to light technology on a uniform plane, like the older CO2 lasers. This means that they treat sections of

Fraxel Dual Treats Patient's Acne Scarring

Los Angeles Fraxel Dual Treatment For Acne Scars- Before and After

This Los Angeles patient wanted to remove her acne and acne scars. Prior to receiving Fraxel Dual treatments, she relied on makeup to cover up her blemishes.  As a preliminary treatment to remove the existing acne, Dr. Umar used a 3 Spectra Laser.  Fraxel Dual applied the 1550 nm wavelength to address the acne scars.

Acne Scarring| New Hope With Lasers

Does Laser Work For Improving Acne Scars? – Patient Results

This patient was interested in clearing her existing acne as well as the acne scars on the face. She felt very self conscious about her skin and therefore relied everyday on foundation to conceal the redness and irregularities in her skin texture. Dr. U’s Laser Treatment Strategy For Patient’s Acne and Scars Dr. U decided

Acne Keloidalis Nuchae: A Common Condition for Black Men

Acne Keloidalis Nuchae (AKN), also known as ‘Acne Keloidalis’ or ‘Folliculitis Keloidalis’, is common among black men aged 13 to 25. Often confused with razor bumps, keloids or ingrown hairs, it is none of those things. It is generally an inherited condition. This disease almost exclusively develops on the back of the head, presenting as

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FineTouch Dermatologist: Regain Your Confidence

At FineTouch Dermatology, our mantra is to reveal to the world the best you can be physically by usign the most minimally invasive state of the art techniques. Whether your skin has endured sun damage, Rosacea, broken capillaries, hyper-pigmentation or acne, FineTouch Dermatology can rejuvenate and restore it to its natural beauty. We specialize in