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Acne Scar Treatment When Lotions and Potions Aren’t Cutting It

At the risk of upsetting dermatologists everywhere, we realize that many people who suffer from acne and pimples at least occasionally pick at those pesky little breakouts, fully realizing that it is not good for them, leading to acne scars that take forever to disappear. As acne lesions clear, they often leave behind dark spots as a result of inflammation, which promotes increased pigmentation and production. These spots can last for several months and can be more annoying and upsetting than the acne breakouts themselves.

Acne scars can seem like a double punishment – first you suffer with the embarrassing breakouts, and then you have marks and discoloration as reminders. There is a large selection of dermatologist-endorsed cleansers, toners, serums and creams that can help reduce the appearance of acne scars and brighten your skin and some easy in-office treatments, such as dermabrasion of chemical peels, that may help shallow scarring. However, many go on to suffer the visible signs of having battled acne for years and years, especially if you either waited to try and treat the scarring, or you had very significant scarring. That’s where the PicoSure Laser Skin Revitalization treatment can help!

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FDA Cleared for Treating Acne Scars

While there are a number of laser treatments available to improve acne scars, none of them are as effective as the PicoSure laser.The PicoSure is the ONLY one with FDA approval to treat acne scars! Prior to achieving FDA approval for acne scar treatment, 86% of the patients in a clinical study achieved significant scar improvement!

Why PicoSure Laser Works for Acne Scarring

Slower lasers require more time for the laser energy to be delivered to the skin, thus providing a real risk for the chance of burns and other damage, such as hyperpigmentation, to surrounding tissue. The PicoSure laser, however, delivers its energy in 1 trillionth of a second (or a picosecond), safely remodeling the collagen and important structure of the skin while removing the risk for any unwanted side effects typically associated with laser energy on compromised skin.

Consultations Available Now

To learn more, schedule your consultation with Dr. Schwartz by filling out the form on this page or by calling his practice at 913-451-8346. Premier Vein & Body by Schwartz serves patients throughout the Kansas City metro.

What to Expect During a PicoSure Laser Treatment

PicoSure skin revitalization is truly a no-downtime, lunchtime treatment, taking just 15-20 minutes, without peeling or pain, leaving you with glowing, vibrant skin! A majority of patients will notice some results after the first session, but a series of three is typically required to treat acne scarring. It’s recommended that you avoid sun exposure directly after treatment, but makeup can immediately be applied and you can proceed with your life!


*Individual Results May Vary


Read from real patients about their experiences with Dr. Schwartz and his team at Premier Vein & Body by Schwartz.

Take the Next Step

If you have acne scarring and are interested in PicoSure Skin Revitalization, schedule a consultation with our laser aesthetician at (913) 451-8346 or fill out our online contact form. We look forward to meeting you and showing you how Kansas City’s premier facial rejuvenation center can help!

Premier Vein & Body by Schwartz is located in Kansas City, MO and proudly also serves Overland Park, Johnson County, and the entire Kansas City metro area.

** This blog provides general information and discussion about medicine, health, and related subjects.  The words and other content provided in this blog, and in any linked materials, are not intended and should not be construed as medical advice. If the reader or any other person has a medical concern, he or she should consult with an appropriately licensed physician.

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