Carbon Laser Rejuvenation Treatment Method for Removing Acne
Oily skin is a problem all around the world. It is particularly common in South East Asian countries, including Singapore. Oily skin is a product of overactive sebaceous glands, which produce oils to the extent that they cover your skin in shiny grease that is highly unappealing. This excessive sebum is typically because of the following factors:
- Genetic factors
- Over exposure to sun light
- Excessive hormonal stimulation in times of stress
- Over-cleansing of the face leading to dryness and compensatory oil production
- Inappropriate use of products
- Excessive consumption of dairy products and oily foods
The excessive sebum leads to clogged pores which cause acne or various kinds. The carbon laser treatment has become one of the most popular treatment methods for dealing with oily skin and the acne that it brings.
Purpose for Carbon Laser Rejuvenation Treatment
There are many benefits to this method of treatment. The treatment easily cleanses your skin. The carbon absorbs the oil and any contaminants within your pores. When the laser passes over the area, it will destroy the carbon particles within your pores. Consequently, this also destroys the contaminants that had been absorbed.
The laser also destroys dead skin cells and blackheads within your pores. This gives your skin radiance and even skin tone that was not present prior to the treatment. It also reduces the size of your pores, reducing the likelihood of blackheads forming again.
The carbon peels stimulate collagen production, removing wrinkles and stress lines. After this, your skin will feel tighter, healthier, and cleaner.
Finally, the treatment destroys acne and the oils that cause it, completely freeing your pores and reducing the amount of oil production in your body.
How it Works
A thin carbon peel is spread over the treatment area. After a few minutes, the carbon gets absorbed into the skin and combines with the congested particles in your pores. The laser is then moved across the skin and gently vacuums the carbon particles. As it does this, the laser will exfoliate your skin and remove the contaminants in your pores. As the laser does its work, you will experience a warm sensation and hear the occasional small explosion. The explosions are designed to heat your skin as it is exfoliated and unclogged, as well as stimulate collagen growth. The procedure takes a mere five to ten minutes and the laser completely safe with no chance of harm to your body. You can easily slot in a repeat treatment every couple of weeks.
Once the procedure has been completed, we apply creams that are designed to soothe, protect, and moisturize your skin. There is a chance that you may notice your skin has become slightly red due to the heat from the laser. Other than this, most of our patients do not experience any side-effects. That being said, we do recommend that you avoid direct exposure to sunlight as a precaution.