Icepick scars

Icepick acne scars

What are icepick scars, and what causes them?Ice pick scars are a type of acne scar that can occur when the skin is damaged by severe acne. The damage to the skin causes the formation of small, deep holes that are visible on the surface of the skin. Ice pick scars are typically small but […]

Laser Acne Treatment

Acne treatment Edmonton

Treating Acne with LaserWhat is acne, and what are the causes of itAcne is a common skin condition that affects people of all ages and comes in different types. It is characterized by pimples, blackheads, and whiteheads on the skin’s surface. Acne is caused by oil build-up and dead skin cells in the pores.This can […]

Laser after Accutane

accutane

How long do we wait to have laser therapy for acne scars after using Accutane?Due to complaints of inadequate wound healing and scarring, it is suggested that patients wait six months after completing oral isotretinoin medication before beginning laser treatment safely. This study aimed to determine the safety of non-ablative fractional laser (FRACTIONAL LASER) treatment […]

Types of acne

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What are the different types of acne?Acne is a common skin condition that affects people of all ages and could lead to scars. There are several types of acne: black, white, papules and pustules. The treatment depends on the acne type.Acne vulgaris is the most common type of acne. It typically affects teenagers and young […]

Dіffеrеnсе Between Dermabrasion and Lаѕеr

Hydrafacial in Edmonton

Mісrоdеrmаbrаѕіоn is a рrосеdurе рrіmаrіlу реrfоrmеd with a mісrоdеrmаbrаѕіоn machine. Yоu can gеt thе рrосеdurе done bу a dеrmаtоlоgіѕt оr at a mеdical ѕра аlthоugh аt-hоmе machine ѕаlеѕ have еxрlоdеd іn recent years. Thеrе аrе manual mісrоdеrmаbrаѕіоn kіtѕ оn thе market, but this mеthоd is іnfеrіоr tо the mасhіnеѕ.Hоw Does Dermabrasion Wоrk?HydraFacial іѕ a соntrоllеd, […]

Laser Carbon peel in Edmonton

Laser Carbon peel in EdmontonAlbany Cosmetic and Laser Centre is one of a few Laser and cosmetic clinics in Edmonton that offers the original Laser carbon peel.Why are we different from other Laser centers?We use the original Lutronic Spectra Laser. The Korean Laser is the best nano-second laser in the industry. It has several wavelengths […]

Fitzpatrick Skin Types

Fitzpatrick Skin Types

Fitzpatrick Skin Types and skin assessment before laser treatmentThe Fitzpatrick skin typing system ranges from Type I-VI, with Type I being the lightest and most sensitive skin tone and Type VI being the darkest and least sensitive skin tone. A trained professional can determine your Fitzpatrick type through a simple assessment before treatment.Skin type is […]

Photoaging

photoaging

Skin PhotoagingCompared to healthy skin, chronic and continuous sun exposure, or tanning, results in an aberrant and disorderly maturation of keratinocytes and an increase in cellular binding and adhesion.Desquamation will diminish due to the mentioned factors, resulting in a rough and thicker stratum corneum with a decreased barrier function. The skin’s rough texture causes dullness […]

Non-ablative fractional lasers

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Overview of the Non-ablative Fractional LasersNon-ablative fractional Laser, such as Fraxel Laser, works by causing controlled thermal injury by delivering the laser energy in the form of microscopic columns. Non-ablative fractional Laser might be equipped with dual wavelengths of 1550 and 1927 nm. The non-ablative Laser keeps the top layer of the skin (stratum corneum) […]