acne treatments in Greater Milwaukee
Lasting Acne Relief
An Overview of Acne
Just about all of us have struggled with acne or an outbreak at one point or another, but lasting acne can have a significant impact on how we see ourselves. Acne is the term used to describe blackheads, whiteheads, pimples or any clogged pores that occur on the face or body.
Normally, minor acne will come and go on its own, particularly during adolescence. However, some people suffer from continuous acne problems well into their later stages of life. In more severe cases, acne can lead to permanent scarring. If you’re suffering from acne, the experts at Wisconsin Vein Center & MediSpa can provide a number of effective treatment options!
Our Acne Treatments in Greater Milwaukee
- Scarlet RF Microneedling
- BBL Hero
- Chemical Peels
- Medical Grade Skincare
- Cleansing Therapeutic Facials
acne treatments in greater milwaukee area
Before & After
Causes of Acne
Acne can form as a result of numerous different factors.
Many people deal with acne through their teenage years, particularly during puberty. These are caused by androgen hormones, which cause the sebaceous glands to produce too much oil leading to blocked follicles.
Not exclusive to teenagers, however, these hormones can change during midlife as well and lead to embarrassing breakouts. Women, in particular, are susceptible to these breakouts because of the hormonal changes caused by menopause. Other causes of acne include:
- Certain medications
- Poor Diet (particularly one heavy in carbohydrates and processed foods)
- and more
Check out these frequently asked questions about acne treaments.
How long until acne clears?
After proper evaluation and diagnose of the cause and type of acne, most patients can see an improvement between 4 to 6 weeks after first treatment with a daily skin care regimen at home, It can take 2 to 3 months or sometimes longer to see clearing depending on the severity of the acne. There is no cure for acne but it can most certainly be treated effectively.
How long should you be to be on acne medication?
Different types of acne are treated differently more severe cases might require an oral medication, more mild cases might require a topical antimicrobial/exfoliating topical cosmeceutical. It is most recommended to be on a topical medication for short periods of time multiple times, however once the acne has clear out it is very important to continue with a healthy suitable skin care regimen to prevent future break outs (remember acne is not curable, it requires maintenance.
What really clears acne fast?
In conjunction with an appropriate at home regimen some of the best in office treatments for acne would be Chemical peels, Laser therapy treatments, Micro needling or collagen induction therapy helping with the acne scars residues.
What is the #1 acne treatments?
It would be unfair to say that there is a #1 treatment for acne as not all acne types are created equal, each specific type of acne can benefit from a variety of treatments. But 1 rule that is universal is that no matter what acne you are encountering having an appropriate at home regimen will help tremendously.
What is the best medical spa treatment for acne?
It depends on the type of acne you are encountering. It will only benefit you to start by getting advice by a License professional, starting with a cleansing facial (Hydrafacial MD) could benefit a lot to unclog and clean the congested pores, also the Hydrafacial MD comes with a mild Glycolic/Salicylic base Chemical Peel to help exfoliate the skin and fight the bacteria.
Can Estheticians help with acne?
Medical Estheticians specializes in skin care, particularly facial skin care, by working closely with a Physician. Aestheticians become extremely knowledgeable in different skin conditions such as acne among others. Depending on the condition of the acne, a Medical Esthetician alone or with a Physician could be great help to your condition.
Does acne treatment really work?
There are many options for acne treatments now days. It is very important that you seek treatment from a trusted licensed professional to improve your acne. Some treatment or products can make acne worse if not used or administer correctly therefore it is very important to follow you skin care professional’s recommendations to achieve successful results.
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