Acne Scarring

Acne scarring is a concern for many people who have battled acne problems throughout their life. While more common than many people think, acne scarring can cause many people to feel like they aren’t putting their best face forward, resulting in feelings of self-consciousness, low self-esteem and a lack of confidence in their appearance.

Love your skin again with Lucere’s wide array of innovative acne scar treatments. As the leading dermatology, cosmetic, and laser clinic in Edmonton, Lucere offers specialized acne scarring treatments in Edmonton that are safe and effective.

Corrective Treatments

Fraxel Skin Resurfacing
A non-ablative laser treatment that penetrates deep into your skin to stimulate your body’s production of collagen, replacing damaged skin cells with new, healthier cells.
Treatment Time: 2 hours
Discomfort Level: Moderate
Anesthesia: Topical numbing cream
Recovery Time: Redness & swelling for 3-5 days, then 1-week pink & dry
Results: For skin rejuvenation, 1-2 treatments will offer results in as soon as 2 weeks and can continue to improve for up to 6 months. For optimal results, we suggest maintaining yearly. For conditions like acne scarring a series of treatments will be needed. Results can be maintained with less aggressive treatments.
Fractora RF Microneedling
This is a skin resurfacing treatment that bridges the gap between fractional lasers and surgical procedures. Fractora works to improve the overall complexion of the skin, reduce textural irregularities, restore the skin’s natural radiance, and improve the look of active cystic acne and acne scars.
Treatment Time: 2 hours
Discomfort Level: Moderate
Anesthesia: Topical numbing cream
Recovery Time: Redness for 48 hours & dryness for 1 week
Results: Results seen after 2-3 treatments. 3-5 treatments needed for optimal results.
PicoFocus Skin Revitalization
A non-invasive laser treatment that improves pigmentation & discoloration of the skin, improves acne scarring, reduces the appearance of fine lines, and enhances skin for a brighter & youthful look.
Treatment Time: 1 hour
Discomfort Level: Mild
Anesthesia: Topical numbing cream
Recovery Time: Mild redness & swelling for 1-2 days
Results: Results seen 1 week after treatment. 3-6 treatments needed for optimal results.
Fotona Smooth + Lift
A non-invasive laser treatment that works to enable the full-thickness contraction of collagen in the face for skin resurfacing, brightening, tightening and the reduction of fine lines & wrinkles and sun damage.
Treatment Time: 2 hours
Discomfort Level: Mild-Moderate
Anesthesia: Topical numbing cream
Recovery Time: Depending on customized treatment, it can range from no downtime to redness, flaking and/or swelling for 3-5 days
Results: 3-5 treatments needed for optimal results.
CO2 Laser Resurfacing
A safe, ablative CO2 Resurfacing treatment that is effective for treating sun damage, fine lines and wrinkles, acne scars, enlarged pores, skin texture and uneven pigmentation or skin tone.
Treatment Time: 2-3 hours
Discomfort Level: Moderate
Anesthesia: Topical numbing cream
Recovery Time: 7-14 days (depending on treatment)
Results: For skin rejuvenation, 1 treatment can offer results that last years. For conditions like acne scarring, a series of treatments may be needed. Results can be maintained with less aggressive laser treatments.
Chemical Peels
An exfoliating solution that aims to remove dead and damaged skin cells on the upper layer of the skin. It improves skin discolouration & hyperpigmentation, acne & acne scarring, uneven skin tone, melasma, signs of aging and brightens & enhances skin.
Treatment Time: 45 minutes
Discomfort Level: None - Mild
Anesthesia: None
Recovery Time: Mild pinkness for 1-3 hours
Results: 3-6 treatments needed for optimal results

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