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Scarring

Scarring

Scarring

Scarring is the process by which wounds are repaired. Damage to the deeper layer of the skin, the dermis, is required to produce a scar. Damage to only the epidermis, the most superficial layer of skin, will not always produce a scar. Scars produce a structural change in the deeper layers of the skin which is perceived as an alteration in the architecture of the normal surface features. It is not just a change in skin color. Most of us have at least one scar on our skin, this can be lighter or darker in colour than our natural skin tone which only emphasises the problem and usually shows up much more on darker skin types. The scar may have been caused by injuries and disorders from burns and cuts, accidents, blemishes, marks or acne. There are now many effective treatments available to treat skin injury and disorders such as: keloid scars, contracture scars, hypertrophic scars, and acne.

Available Treatments

Brilliant Peel & Jessner Peel (Vivier)

Brilliant Peel offers a gentle, but effective micro-exfoliation that brightens and tightens your skin leaving you feeling radiant and glowing with no downtime. As well, this treatment helps to reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, acne, age spots and is recommended for all skin types, including patients with rosacea and sensitive skin. Jessner Peel is a unique professional procedure that safely provides controlled exfoliation of damaged skin, reducing the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, laxity, acne, enlarged pores, age spots, sun damage, and melasma.


FACIAL FILLERS

Dermal Fillers are skin rejuvenation treatments that are quick, simple, comfortable, and non-surgical. The procedure will have you looking and feeling instantly rehydrated, refreshed and lifted. The treatment administered by some of Canada’s top injectors at Bense SurgiSpa involves subtly and strategically placed facial filler injections under the skin to restore, boost and lift individual facial features.


Fractionated Laser Skin Resurfacing – ALMA PIXEL CO2

Pixel CO2 Fractionated laser skin resurfacing is an advanced ablative laser skin resurfacing procedure for the treatment of medium to deep wrinkles, fine lines, brown age spots, acne, traumatic scars, and other skin surface irregularities (such as blemishes and growths). The Pixel CO2 has the proven effectiveness of an ablative laser without the extended downtime. It significantly improves the texture and tone of the skin in just one treatment with minimal downtime, quick healing and natural looking results.


Intense Pulsed Light (IPL)

IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) is a photo rejuvenation treatment that can help correct a variety of benign skin conditions, such as facial skin imperfections, the signs of aging, hyper pigmentation (brown spots), birthmarks, unsightly small veins, rosacea and other blemishes.


Laser Skin Resurfacing – Erbium by Sciton & CO2

Laser skin resurfacing is the ideal choice for patients with medium to deep wrinkling, acne scars and other facial scars, and a variety of skin growths and blemishes. The laser removes old damaged skin layer by layer in a controlled manner. The old skin is rejuvenated by new, smoother, more evenly toned skin.


Micro Laser Peel (MLP)

Micro Laser Peel removes a thin layer of damaged skin to improve texture and provide a more youthful appearance. Removing the top layer eliminates some of the damaged cells that can give a tired, aged look. Most skin areas can be treated. As the skin heals, fresh cells grow and resurface the treated area.  Conditions that can be treated with MLP include: mild wrinkles, acne, scars, keratosis, sun damage and pigment irregularities.


Microdermabrasion

Microdermabrasion, otherwise known as the Crystal Peel or Diamond Peel, is another alternative to chemical and laser peels, achieving ultimate skin care results quickly. Microdermabrasion is a new “Lunch Time” approach to skin resurfacing that stimulates the production of new skin cells and collagen.


Nano Laser Peel (NLP)

Nano Laser Peel beam is scanned over a treatment area to remove a very thin layer of the skin. Removing the top layer eliminates some of the damaged cells that can give skin a tired, aged look. Plus it activates messenger cells to trigger the body’s natural healing process. As the skin heals, fresh cells grow and resurface the treated area. The result is healthier-looking skin, often with reduced wrinkles and improved color evenness. Patients often say that it looks like their skin went from looking tired to vibrant. This fast and easy treatment enables you to get back to work, play, commitments, and compliments!


ProFractional

ProFractional is a laser skin resurfacing treatment that uses a fractional laser system to stimulate collagen growth and naturally restore your skins health. Creating thousands of pinpoint channels in the skin, it means that only a portion of the skin is treated during each session. ProFractional Laser Resurfacing stimulates the skin’s natural healing process and can be used on a variety of areas including your face, neck, chest and hands.


Selphyl®

Selphyl is not a drug but a patented system used to rapidly collect and prepare a sample of your own blood for injection. It does not contain any animal or synethic products. The Selphyl system uses your body’s own ability to address skin defects. The reinjection of one’s own biological cells promotes and stimulates skin health and new collagen formation in the dermis. Virtually any area can be treated with Selphyl, from the face and neck to the hands.