What is TheraClear?

At the Asarch Dermatology, Laser & Mohs Surgery, we understand how difficult it is to deal with acne. Acne, it is the most common skin disorder in the world that affects both men and women, regardless of race, age, or social status. Approximately 80% of all people between the ages of 11 and 30 suffer with various degrees of acne. Studies have shown that adult acne can occur well into your 40s and beyond. In addition to the physical implications, acne can cause deep emotional and psychological effects. The good news is that TheraClear™ offers a virtually painless treatment option with a 90% success rate. TheraClear combines light and vacuum techniques for fast and visible reduction in acne.

Consider TheraClear to:

  • Improve Complexion
  • Eliminate Acne
  • Clear Pores of oils, dead skin skills, and bacteria
  • Reduce appearance of pores

Who gets acne scars?

People who have inflammatory (swollen, reddish or painful) acne such as nodules or cysts, or have a family history of acne scars are more likely to have scarring themselves. Inflammatory acne penetrates deep into the skin, thus the skin is damaged which then increases the risk of scarring. The longer a person has this type of inflammatory acne, the more likely it will leave scars. Squeezing, picking or popping acne also increases inflammation, again, increasing the risk of scarring. It is not possible to predict who will develop acne scars; however it is possible to prevent acne scarring with effective and preventative acne treatments.

What causes acne scars?

Sometimes acne breakouts deeply penetrate the skin causing damage to the skin and tissue beneath it.  The body tries to heal and repair the damage by producing collagen.  The body must product just the right amount of collagen to heal the skin properly.  If the body produces too little collagen or too much collagen, it results in a scar.  The type of scar depends on how much collagen your body makes. Too little collagen produces a depression or pit in the skin as it heals.  A raised scar is formed when the body produces too much collagen, which is more prevalent in people with darker skin colors.

What to do about acne scars

Fortunately, many treatment options are available at the Asarch Center to treat and diminish acne scarring.  Try our Sublative Treatment.

How Do I Prevent Scarring?

The fewer breakouts you have, the less likely you are to develop any acne scarring.  The Asarch Center specializes in clear skin and offers many preventative therapies and treatment options.  Our providers are experts in diagnosing and treating the different types of acne.  They customize individual treatment plans for you and adjust as needed.  Acne breakouts may come and go throughout adolescence and even into adulthood.  With the proper treatment plan, the Asarch Center will keep your skin as healthy and clear as possible.

Try these options:
Salt Peels
Deep Cleansing Clay Mask
DERMAspa Rx Skin Nutrition
Nutritional & Lifestyle Counseling for Healthy Skin

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