Will Pelleve Be Benificial for Problematic Skin? (Oily & Acne Prone, Sensitive, and Uneven Skin)

I did IPL and chemical peel almost 2 yrs ago, and the result was satisfactory. However now my skin is back to being problematic with more pimples popping up (almost on daily basis) - I do have oily skin, but it was under control until recently. And worse, there are also gazillion whiteheads appearing everywhere on my face. I went to do facial and was suggested to do a series of Pelleve. Will that do anything to help with my skin problems?

Doctor Answers 2

Peels and facials recommended

Radio frequency does not help with acne and clogged pores. I suggest getting facials and chemical peels and the right at home regimen suitable for you.

Orange County Plastic Surgeon
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Pelleve for skin tightening not skin complexion

Pelleve uses radiofrequency energy delivered below the skin surface to the dermis to trigger new collagen formation via heat production.  This in no way is expected to help minimize acne formation or help complexion.  It may help minimize fine line formation but it won't help improve ones pimples or cysts.

Ronald Shelton, MD
Manhattan Dermatologic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 37 reviews

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