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Active Acne and Acne Scar Treatments

Acne

Has acne ever impacted your confidence or made you feel self-conscious? Acne can be quite persistent throughout any life stage, can be triggered by genetics or hereditary factors, hormones, and poor skin practices.

In some cases it can be quite severe – appearing not just on the face but on the back and other parts of the body as well. Acne can cause shame, embarrassment, self-consciousness and it can seriously impact confidence – which closes doors for opportunities.

Luckily, there are a variety of ways acne can be treated and managed, even in severe cases. Panteha Partovi treats active acne and acne scars with a multi-modality approach combining lasers, microneedling, and not to mention one of the most important factors in maintaining clear skin – proper skincare at home and healthy eating habits. She is passionate about helping people look and feel great in their own skin.

What Is Acne?

Acne treatment

Acne is an extremely common skin condition ranging from mild to severe. It can present in a variety of forms, such as blackheads, whiteheads, pustules, nodules, and cysts. Conditions like cystic acne are among the most severe, often being painful with a high risk of long-term scarring.

Acne is caused when hair follicles on the skin get blocked due to the attachment of sebaceous glands from producing too much sebum. Bacteria that live on the skin then infect these follicles, causing the types of acne we see on our faces and bodies.

Treatments for Active Acne

Active acne is the term for a current breakout of acne on the face or body, where pustules or cysts are clearly visible. Treatments available for active acne include:

  • Laser resurfacing promotes speedy cell turnover, to get rid of old pigmented cells and allows for new dermal cells and the production of collagen.
  • Light therapies use waves of light to target uneven skin tone caused by poorly healed acne.
  • Microneedling re-texturizes skin to minimize the appearance of scars and minimizes breakouts of active acne by promoting the healing cascade of the body.
  • Injectables can be used for particularly severe acne scarring to reduce their appearance by
  • Medications such as Retin A, short term antibiotics, and natural remedies are available in pill or cream form to treat active acne. Tretinoin creams such as Retin A affect the growth of skin cells, promoting consistent skin to occur (re-epithelialization). It also helps prevent wrinkles! Antibiotics target the bacteria that cause acne. At your consultation, Panteha will determine which, if any, medication is right for you.
  • A combination of treatments can be the most effective way to combat acne from all angles – preventing that ideal environment for the production of comedones and pustules caused by bacteria and other factors.

Treatments for Acne Scars

Acne Scars Treatment

Acne scars are caused by the improper healing of acne and can have a variety of appearances.

  • Microneedling involves the use of nanoneedles which penetrate the skin at a rapid pulse rate to encourage the initiation of the body’s natural healing cascade which promotes cell turnover and collagen production. This helps the skin heal and ultimately reduces an ideal environment for acne to flourish and maintain its form.
  • Skin resurfacing reduces the appearance of scars by pushing old cells out to reveal newer, healthier layers of skin that have not been damaged by acne.
  • Light and laser treatments reduce the pigmentation and redness left by acne scars.
  • Injectables such as dilute hyaluronic fillers can saturate the depressions caused by acne scars, and enhance the appearance of the uneven skin and texture.

Note – if you are taking any kind of isotretinoin medication for your acne, you may not be able to undertake some laser or skin resurfacing procedures or may need to discontinue usage 1 week before and after your treatment.

How Panteha Helps

At your consultation, Panteha will undertake a thorough assessment of your skin, and using her knowledge of your medical history and lifestyle, plus her experience in acne treatment will determine which treatments will be best for you, and how many to help you achieve your dream skin.

Panteha is a certified Physician Assistant and leading aesthetic expert in Los Angeles, providing a safe and non-judgemental space for a diverse range of clients in her Beverly Hills clinic. Contact Santosha Aesthetics today for a consultation.

Photo: Panteha Partovi (MPA, PA-C – Owner, Founder & Aesthetic Specialist)

Panteha Partovi

MPA, PA-C – Owner, Founder & Aesthetic Specialist

Panteha Partovi is the founder and aesthetic specialist at Santosha Aesthetics. Known by her friends, family, and clients as Pany - her main goal is to help people restore and maintain a fresh and rejuvenated appearance.

She achieves this through a series of innovative, non-invasive aesthetic solutions in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills that offer great results and minimal downtime.

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PEOPLE LOVE US ON Yelp

Santosha Aesthetics 5.0 star rating 57 reviews
Samantha S.'s Review Samantha S.
5.0 star rating

She has a great eye and she knows exactly what compliments a women's face. I had gotten Botox from another place but when the Botox settled in my eyebrows...

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Alanna F.'s Review Alanna F.
5.0 star rating

Really happy with my results. Between the PPL and micro needling, my skin has seen significant improvement. Highly recommend.

Read More »
Emma S.'s Review Emma S.
5.0 star rating

AMAZING service! Everyone who works there is so warm and welcoming from the moment you walk in the door, and they provide top notch service. Would...

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COMBO TREATMENTS

Combine and Save

The Lip Enhancer $650

Mild augmentation and definition of the lip and its borders

Half syringe of Restylane Kyss and Solid PDO Threads to lip borders

*Upgrade to a full syringe + $250

The Eye Opener $750

Treats under eye hollows and crow’s feet

One syringe of Restylane and 12 units Toxin of your choice (Botox, Dysport, Jeaveau)

*Upgrade Toxin + $10/unit

The Cheek Pop $1300

Gives more contour and definition to the lateral cheekbones

Two syringes of Restylane Lyft

*Upgrade each add’l syringe + $500

The ReJAWvenation $1300

Enhancement and definition of the jawline

Two syringes of Radiesse (1.5 cc)

*Upgrade each add’l syringe + $600

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