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A Flawless Face Awaits! Transform Your Skin with a Laser Treatment for Acne

At Contour Clinique Med Spa in Tampa, we are excited to tell you about our laser treatment for acne! Our state-of-the-art lasers not only help treat acne but also tackle the scars it leaves behind.

In this article, we’ll take you behind the scenes of our two amazing acne laser treatments. We’ll break them down for you so you can understand how they work and which one (or both in combination!) might be the perfect solution for you. Let’s dive in!

Laser Acne Treatment With the Forever Clear BBL

If you’re looking for the best laser treatment for acne, our top recommendation is the Sciton Forever Clear BBL Laser. This non-invasive laser procedure is a fantastic solution for tackling acne right from its source.

Powered by BroadBand Light (BBL), this treatment incorporates yellow, blue, and infrared light to treat acne at different levels. The energy from the laser is delivered deep into the skin to ensure it targets and kills acne-causing bacteria.

From teens to adults, anyone can undergo the BBL treatments to resolve their acne issues. Our BBL laser for acne is safe for all skin types and is effective on all types of acne including hormonal acne, cystic acne, surface acne, etc.

Apart from the face, it can also be used on the chest, neck, and back.

Forever Clear BBL Laser: Treatment Procedure

There’s very little prep required for a BBL Laser treatment. Your provider will advise you to discontinue your retinol or tretinoin 4 days before the procedure. Apart from those guidelines, you only need to avoid direct sun exposure 2 weeks before treatment.

The Forever Clear BBL acne laser treatment is divided into 3 steps. The procedure, however, remains the same and involves gliding the laser across the skin. The laser is applied in rapid, gentle pulses. Only the type of light emitted by the device and its effect on the skin will be different.

During the first stage, your provider will use the blue light feature. This targets and eliminates the acne-causing bacteria within your skin’s pores. During the second pass, they use the yellow light to help reduce inflammation and redness while preventing new breakouts. The third pass uses infrared light on your skin to help the body initiate its natural healing process.

Though the skin gets warm during the procedure, the sapphire tip on the applicator helps keep you cool and comfortable. The entire treatment is done in about 10 to 15 minutes.

Acne Treatment Before and After Pictures

Post-Treatment Care and Downtime

While the skin will feel warm for 30 to 60 minutes after treatment, there’s no downtime. You can go about your day normally.

However, note that the total recovery time takes between 7 and 10 days. During this time, you should avoid direct sun exposure.

Acne Laser Treatment Cost

The cost for Forever Clear BBL at Contour Clinique starts at $350 per session for the treatment of one area. We also offer packages of 6 treatments at a lower rate. Please check our Treatments page for package pricing and the most up-to-date costs.

Other Conditions That the Forever Clear BBL Treatment Addresses

  • Rosacea: The BBL Laser is an effective tool that can selectively heat blood vessels and eliminate them to reveal beautiful skin.
  • Pigmentation: With its 3-pronged approach, the BBL Laser helps trigger the natural healing process of the skin which increases collagen production. This ultimately helps reveal a clear and bright complexion that’s more even-toned.
  • Large Pores: The BBL Laser also makes pores less noticeable.

Treating Acne Scars With Laser

Our next suggestion is to consider laser acne scar treatment with the Sylfirm X Microneedling RF system. It is an FDA-approved RF microneedling system that combines microneedling technology with radio frequency to reduce the appearance of acne scars. The Sylfirm X is much less invasive than other microneedling or laser acne treatments. Patients can have a comfortable experience during and after the treatment.

The microneedles on this device gently penetrate the skin at just the right depth to stimulate tissue repair, while the radio frequency emitted provides additional support for the process. Despite its intimidating name, the RF microneedling system is actually quite gentle and non-invasive. Together, they work to enhance the skin’s natural healing abilities. This treatment helps to renew skin cells, resulting in firmer, more elastic, and glowing skin. That’s why we believe it’s the best laser for acne scars!

Like the BBL laser, the Sylfirm X is suitable for all skin tones and types. It can even be used on tattooed skin. Apart from the facial region, the treatment can also be administered on the chest and back.

Acne Scar Treatment Before and Afters

Sylfirm X Microneedling RF: Treatment Procedure

The Sylfirm X Microneedling RF treatment is simple. Preparation is the same as the BBL Laser procedure. You need to discontinue your retinol or tretinoin 4 days before treatment and avoid direct sun exposure 2 weeks prior.

The actual treatment involves the application of an anesthetic to numb your skin. After it’s been administered, the microneedling device is passed over the treatment area. There’s no discomfort and you only feel a slight prickling sensation with some heat.

The last part of the acne scar treatment involves the application of exosome therapy to help reduce inflammation while improving the skin’s structure.

Post-Treatment Care and Downtime

After your procedure, it’s best to avoid direct sun exposure for the next 2 weeks. Other than that, there’s no downtime or post-treatment care required. Some people may experience redness or flushing for a few hours, so it’s best to skip activities like swimming or using the sauna for the first 24 hours. However, you can go back to your regular routine without any concerns. Just continue with your usual skincare and sun protection routine, and don’t forget to wear sunscreen.

Acne Scar Laser Treatment Cost

Laser acne scar removal cost with Sylfirm X starts at $1,050 per session for the treatment of one area. Make sure to check our most up-to-date prices along with our different packages on our Treatments page.

Other Conditions That the Sylfirm X Microneedling RF Treat Addresses

The Sylfirm X can address a wide range of skin issues. So whether you’re struggling with acne, wrinkles, or melasma, this is your one-stop solution for all. It also treats:

  • Hyperpigmentation: Sylfirm X promotes the recovery of hyperactive melanogenesis to help lighten dark patches of skin.
  • Melasma: Sylfirm X is effective against melasma because it can eliminate abnormal blood vessels and tissues while strengthening the skin’s base membrane.
  • Aging: From fine lines and sagging skin to visible pores, Sylfirm X can tackle all kinds of age-related skin issues.

Other Acne Treatments at Contour Clinique

If you’re suffering from acne and acne-related scarring, here are some of our other treatments:

VI Purify Peel

The VI Purify Peel is for those with active acne. It tackles acne triggers and symptoms such as clogged pores, excessive oil, blemishes, dead skin buildup, etc.

It helps restore skin balance and gives you a smoother skin texture in just 7 days.

SkinPen Microneedling

The SkinPen Microneedling treatment is our best facial for acne scars. It focuses on increasing collagen and elastin levels in your skin. It is ideal for those who want to tackle signs of aging and reduce acne scarring.

The results are visible in a few days and last anywhere between 4 to 5 weeks.

Get Ready To Uncover Flawless Skin

The journey to achieving flawless skin doesn’t have to be painful, expensive, or time-consuming.

If you’re ready to experience jaw-dropping results, don’t wait. Book an appointment now.

Contact Us 727.744.7750