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Minor improvement, but it is better when used in conjunction with Minocycline, Retin-A, ASA cream/Toner, and Duac or a Clindamycin/Benzyl preparation. Thank you for your question and good luck with everything.
Laser genesis is a great no-downtime, painless procedure for acne prone skin. The laser genesis has enough heat to kill the bacteria in the active breakouts. Which means they will dry up and heal much quicker. Any red tones or discolorations from present or previous breakouts will be lightened as well. As with most acne patients, large pores tend to be an issue. The laser genesis will improve this as well. In addition to acne benefits, the procedure is also a great anti-aging laser. ...
Laser Genesis does decrease the size of pores, so it can certainly improve acne. It is also useful for acne scarring, however, for each of these treatments, generally over 6 treatments are required to really see results. Other laser or light based treatment that can be used for acne are photodynamic therapy, which is the use of a photosensitizer such as levulan, which is then activated by a light or laser source such as the blue light or IPL. 1450 nm diode lasers are probably more...