Conditions & Concerns
Acne is the occurrence of inflamed or infected sebaceous glands in the skin; in particular, it is a condition characterized by the presence of pimples, papules, excess oil, bacteria and dead skin inside the pores.
Acne Scarring/Uneven Texture
In many cases, mild or aggressive acne can leave behind pigmentation, icepick or box scars and overall an uneven texture. A scar is an overproduction of collagen that formed after an injury.
Surgical & Traumatic Scarring
There are many circumstances that can leave the skin scarred by surgery or a traumatic injury. These types of scars can be ether hypertrophic (raised) or hypo-trophic (indented). Both types can also have hyperpigmentation in the scar tissue.
Signs of Aging
Aging appears on the skin in many forms. It can include several of the fallowing: fine lines and wrinkles, skin laxity, volume loss, thinning, pigmentation and overall lack luster appearance.
Factors such as sun exposure, skin trauma, aging, hormonal changes and medications can contribute to excess pigment visible in the skin. This can appear as spots, patches, a “mask” or more and is darker than your natural skin tone.
Redness or flushing of the skin that may appear in blotches, this is a common skin condition and may be accompanied by visible blood vessels.
Vascular lesions are very common and can take many forms. Often seen in fair skin and skins with rosacea. Some of the most common are broken capillaries/blood vessels, spider veins and cherry angiomas.
Lack of Firmness
Laxity in the skin is a common symptom of aging affecting both woman and men in the face and body. Common trouble areas can include eyelids & brow, jowls & neck, decolletage, abdomen, back of arms, buttocks etc.