solutions for acne scarring - greenwich, westport CT

Solutions for Acne Scarring

Greenwich | Westport CT

You made it through those terrible teen years, but teenage acne left its imprint on your face. For many adults, this is one reminder of youth that they would rather hide in the back of the closet with that old yearbook. Whether you suffer from pockmarked or red and raised acne scarring, we can help even decades-old scars fade with our combined remedy of the Fraxel laser and our proprietary treatment, The Eraser. Performed in a series, this dynamic combination can offer significant improvement to acne scars. You spent your teen years hiding embarrassing acne – don’t let it control your adulthood too!

Your Solution to Acne Scarring may include:


Average Cost: $750 - $1200
Recovery Time: 7-10 Days
See Results 3-6 Months

Fraxel laser treatment that damages dermal layer to stimulate collagen regeneration and fresh skin. The Fraxel laser causes the body to slough off old skin and renew elasticity, basically resurfacing the skin.

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The Eraser

Average Cost: $250- $800
Recovery Time: 1-4 Days
See Results 1-3 Months

The Eraser or collagen induction therapy is a proprietary process combining micro-needling and platelet rich plasma (PRP) to encourage collagen production. The Eraser works directly on the lower dermal layers, causing skin to itself from the bottom up, smoothing fine lines and wrinkles.

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When will I see my results from my treatments?

You will begin to notice results after the first treatment with full results reached after 4-6 treatments. Because these treatments stimulate your body to produce collagen and heal itself from the inside, you can continue to see improvement for up to a year following treatment.

Will my reduction in acne scarring be permanent?

If you receive the full series of recommended treatments and maintain a good skincare routine your results will be permanent.

Is there any downtime following treatments for acne scarring?

Following treatment, your skin will be sensitive, and you may experience sunburn-like redness. Mild swelling is usually seen for about three days. We will provide you with a special serum to apply for the first few days, but you can resume using regular skincare products by the third day following treatment. You should treat your skin gently for the next week or two, avoiding sunlight and alcohol based products. Cold compresses and steroid creams may be used as necessary.

Do these treatments hurt?

You may experience some discomfort during your scar-reduction treatments. Depending on the depth of the needling needed during The Eraser treatment, you may feel anything from a slight sensation to more significant pricking. Fraxel has been described as an intense prickling sensation. We can apply a numbing cream to minimize discomfort, and for sensitive patients, we suggest an oral painkiller and can prescribe one for you if needed.

Are these treatments appropriate from all skin types?

The Eraser is safe and effective for all skin types. However, there is a risk of hyperpigmentation when using Fraxel on dark skin.

*Individual results may vary.

Greenwich Medical Spa, with locations in Greenwich CT and Westport CT, provides medical spa services to the Fairfield County CT area and including Greenwich, Westport, Darien, Mt. Kisco, New Canaan, New Haven, Norwalk, Rye, Scarsdale, Stamford, and Westchester. We specialize in anti-aging solutions, non-invasive body sculpting other medical spa procedures. Find us by searching Botox Westchester, Fraxel Westchester, Kybella Westchester, Coolsculpting Westchester, Laser Hair Removal Westchester, PRP Hair Restoration Westchester, Juvederm Westchester, Vollbella Westchester, Voluma Westchester, Restylane Westchester, Ultherapy Westchester, and Vaginal Rejuvenation in Westchester. For Men's Medspa Services search Laser Hair Removal for Men, Botox for Men, Activator for Men, Coolsculpting for Men.



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