Acne Treatment


Acne Treatment at Amerilaser Center in Downers Grove

Acne is a common condition characterized by obstructed sebaceous glands, pimples that occur on the face, neck, chest, back, shoulders and upper arms. Acne usually affects most teenagers at some time. However, adults too can suffer with acne. When severe, acne can often result in scarring. Until recently, patients acne have been treated with only topical or sometimes systemic antibiotics. Within eight brief acne laser treatments, over just four weeks, Amerilaser can provide significant improvement. This is three times faster than antibiotics and topical. Patients should achieve 80% clearance and treatments for acne take only a few minutes.



Chemical Peels


What is Chemical Peel?

Chemical peel is a general classification for a number of chemical treatments used to exfoliate and rejuvenate the skin. Typically, during a chemical peel nothing actually "peels" off. A chemical solution is applied to the skin and works by dissolving the upper layers of the skin. As the tissue is dissolved, a wound is created on the skin which stimulates the body's healing response, causing new tissue to emerge.
Some chemical peels are so strong as to be able to remove the whole surface. These forms of peels have generally been replaced by laser treatment, as laser provides a greater and more precise level of control to the practitioner. Most peels today are less destructive and more superficial. There are a variety of different types of chemical skin peels, as there are a variety of chemicals, each used with their own properties. With a chemical peel, you get some tightening of the skin, improvements of pre-cancerous and brown spots, and a general resurfacing of the skin. .

Micro Dermabrasion


What is Micro Dermabrasion?

Microdermabrasion is a cosmetic procedure very popular in Amerilaser Center, doctors' practices, and medical spas in which the dead outermost surface of the skin is partially or completely removed by light abrasion. The exfoliation process occurs when a diamond tipped head makes contact with the skin. With diamond microdermabrasion systems, the dead skin cells are withdrawn away from the face, simulating collagen formation.
The procedure is not painful and requires no anesthetic. Microdermabrasion can be used medically for scar removal; it removes sun-damaged skin, lessens, dark spots on the skin, can also be used for treatment of acne. This must be repeated periodically to be effective.



Acne Treatment in Chicago & Suburbs





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Tuesday 9:00am to 6:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am to 6:00pm
Thursday 9:00am to 6:00pm
Friday 9:00am to 6:00pm
Saturday 9:00am to 3:00pm
Sunday Closed

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Main Office: 1455 Golf Rd - suite 114
Des Plaines, IL 60016

Phone: (630) 737-0000
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