How long will Laser Acne Treatment keep my acne at bay?

How long will Laser Acne Treatment keep my acne at bay?

Answers from doctors (2)


Esta Kronberg, M.D.

Published on Dec 01, 2009

It depends on which laser we utilize for acne treatments and remember that
every patient is different. I have seen it keep acne at bay up to a year
after a few treatments. To be on the conservative side figure on 6 months to
a year. Also, remember that nothing is 100% for everyone. We have several
different lasers to utilize and each patient gets a customized plan.

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Answered by Esta Kronberg, M.D.

It depends on which laser we utilize for acne treatments and remember that
every patient is different. I have seen it keep acne at bay up to a year
after a few treatments. To be on the conservative side figure on 6 months to
a year. Also, remember that nothing is 100% for everyone. We have several
different lasers to utilize and each patient gets a customized plan.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Celibre Medical Corporation

Published on Dec 01, 2009

Since acne is not curable, this is a difficult question to answer. The goal of our program is to shrink the sebaceous (oil) glands with lasers, kill acne bacteria the Blu-U treatment and skin care products and exfoliate (remove dead skin cells from) the skin with skin care
products. The one segment of the program that can have lasting results is shrinking the sebaceous glands. Bacteria will always return and dead skin cells are ever present. If we are successful in shrinking the oil glands, we expect to see less oily skin in the future, which should lead to less acne. While this is true for approximately 80% of our patients,
we cannot say exactly how long the results will last for any single patient. For some patients, we never have to see them again and for others, they come in every month or two for "maintenance" laser treatments. We wish we had a simple answer for you but unfortunately we do not.

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Answered by Celibre Medical Corporation

Since acne is not curable, this is a difficult question to answer. The goal of our program is to shrink the sebaceous (oil) glands with lasers, kill acne bacteria the Blu-U treatment and skin care products and exfoliate (remove dead skin cells from) the skin with skin care
products. The one segment of the program that can have lasting results is shrinking the sebaceous glands. Bacteria will always return and dead skin cells are ever present. If we are successful in shrinking the oil glands, we expect to see less oily skin in the future, which should lead to less acne. While this is true for approximately 80% of our patients,
we cannot say exactly how long the results will last for any single patient. For some patients, we never have to see them again and for others, they come in every month or two for "maintenance" laser treatments. We wish we had a simple answer for you but unfortunately we do not.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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