Northwest Face & Body

Acne Scar Treatment By Dr. Young In Bellevue

Procedure Time
2-3 hours

Recovery Time
1-2 weeks

Procedure Time

3-6 Hours

Recovery Time

2 week

Please Note

If a patient is currently taking Accutane® (Isotretinoin), we are unable to provide treatment until one of the following conditions is met:

  1. The patient has been off the medication for at least one year, or
  2. The patient provides a letter from their dermatologist confirming it is safe to proceed with treatment before the one year period is complete.

Acne Scar Treatment By Dr. Young In Bellevue

Acne scarring can be challenging and emotional for those who have struggled with cystic acne throughout their lives. When acne clears up, it’s understandable to want clear, beautiful skin that makes you feel confident. However, acne scarring can interfere with your skin quality and overall confidence. 

Dr. Philip Young is a renowned cosmetic surgeon who has written five peer-reviewed articles on facial beauty and studies acne scarring more than anyone else in the world. Dr. Young personally created the Acne Scar Vitalizer to create real change in acne scarring and clear the scars at the root. The Acne Scar Vitalizer is a revolutionary technique that provides real results that can clear acne scarring and create smooth, beautiful skin. With Dr. Young’s expertise, you can receive a complete transformation for your skin and regain a sense of confidence in your appearance.

Importance Of Acne Scar Treatment

Acne scar treatment Bellevue is essential for many patients who struggle with deep acne scars. Acne scars can significantly affect your confidence and overall outlook on life. Anyone who has struggled with significant acne understands the embarrassment and shame that often comes with bad acne. When that acne leaves deep scarring, the embarrassment can linger and create a deeper sense of shame. 

The acne scar vitalizer treatment is significant in many patients’ lives as it frees them from the lingering effects of chronic acne. Working with Dr. Young can create real results that don’t just slightly help the scars. Instead, Dr. Young uses advanced methods to help the root problem and create actual change for the acne scars. Dr. Young’s Acne Scar Vitalizer can give you smooth, beautiful skin for the rest of your life.

Advantages Of A Facial Plastic Surgeon

There are many advantages to using an experienced facial plastic surgeon for acne scars over other providers. Facial plastic surgeons like Dr. Young have a deeper understanding of facial anatomy and the essential components of scar tissue. Using a provider like Dr. Young can lead to better outcomes with a higher rate of success. 

Dr. Young has a special understanding of acne scarring and facial beauty, as he is one of the leading cosmetic facial surgeons and has done in-depth research on how beauty is perceived. He has written five peer-reviewed articles on The Theory of Beauty, now regarded as one of the leading theories on facial beauty. With his outstanding knowledge of facial anatomy and in-depth knowledge of facial tissue, he can create the perfect results for every patient.

Understanding Acne Scarring

Dr. Young’s Acne Scar Vitalizer treatment is a different type of treatment that focuses on the root cause of deep acne scars. While other treatments only treat the surface layer, Dr. Young’s treatment provides a comprehensive treatment that reaches the deepest layers of the tissue to reverse the scar formation.

Acne scars can form differently, depending on your prior acne type. Additionally, acne scar formation can occur under various layers of skin, some deeper than others. Dr. Young can treat all types of acne scars, including:

  • Ice-pick scars: Ice-pick scars are small, circular scars similar to those of an ice pick. They often form around the cheeks.
  • Boxcar scars: Boxcar scars are larger, deep scars shaped more like a box and deeper in the middle than on the sides. They often form around the cheeks and lower face.
  • Rolling scars: Rolling scars are long, deep groves that appear as rolling, uneven textures across the skin. It can occur around the face from the excess oil that develops underneath the skin when acne is present.

By understanding the nature of the scars, Dr.Young created the Acne Scar Vitalizer to reach the layers that actually hold the scar tissue and eliminate the deep scar tissue for a smooth and stunning appearance.

Improving Acne Scars

Acne scarring, Bellevue, is treated through Dr. Young’s specialized treatment, creating smooth, stunning skin for every patient. Through an in-depth series of steps, the Acne Scar Vitalizer treatment provides the perfect fresh start for your skin. The Acne Scar Vitalizer uses several processes to reach deeper layers of the skin and reverse the scar formation at its root. These steps include:
  • Deep tissue treatment that reaches the root layer of acne scarring
  • The use of added tissue to reconstruct the scarred areas
  • Lasering at the very end of treatment to smooth the top  layer of skin
  • 7-15 steps of in-depth acne treatment that can be tailored to your unique scar pattern
  • Sometimes combined with additional treatment to create incredible results
  • Treatment takes 2 to 3 hours, depending on your scar pattern and goals
Dr. Young often uses the patient’s tissue to recreate and form smooth skin in the scarring area. This also allows for a smooth healing process that sticks.

Additional Treatment Techniques

Dr. Young often adds additional treatment techniques to help ensure the acne scarring is completely eliminated. These additional treatments can include:

  • Acne Scar Excision: Acne scar excision can include surgically lifting or removing deep scars through various incisions and techniques, depending on your specific type of scar pattern.
  • Resurfacing Treatment: Resurfacing treatment can involve many techniques that improve the surface of the skin for a smooth, flawless complexion. Resurfacing treatment can include laser resurfacing, chemical peels, TCA cross method, dermabrasion, and dermasanding.
  • Volumizing: Some scar patterns require volumizing techniques like fat grafting and facial fillers to fill in deep scars and create a smooth texture.

Acne Scar Vitalizer Cost

At Northwest Face & Body, the cost of the Acne Scar Vitalizer treatment depends on the extent of the treatment and the techniques used. It can range from $10,995 to $12,995. Dr. Young can discuss the available payment options during a consultation.

Recovery From Acne Scar Treatment

The entire recovery process lasts around two weeks as the skin initially heals. Once the initial healing phase is complete, it can take up to six months before the final results settle. However, the initial swelling and bruising will be gone within the first two weeks, and you can begin wearing makeup after a week.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Acne Scar Treatment Work?

With Dr. Young’s Acne Scar Vitalizer treatment, most patients see almost all traces of their acne scars eliminated. The acne scarring treatment is one of the most successful scarring treatments created.

What Is The Best Laser Technique For Acne Scarring?

The best laser technique for acne scarring depends on the type of scar pattern you have. However, Dr. Young can provide the best laser treatment for your unique needs and goals.

What Makes Acne Scar Vitalizer Different?

The Acne Scar Vitalizer reaches the deepest layer of the tissue to fix scar patterns at the root. It provides in-depth, comprehensive treatment that fixes scar patterns and provides smooth, beautiful skin.

Do Acne Scars Ever Fully Heal?

While some acne scars can be permanent, with the right treatment, you can drastically improve the acne scars and limit almost all visibility. Dr. Young can help you achieve smooth, perfect skin with his acne scar treatment. 

What Worsens Acne Scars?

Extreme sun exposure, picking, scratching, and dehydration can worsen the appearance of acne scars. However, with the Acne Scar Vitalizer, you can eliminate the appearance of all acne scarring.

Bellevue’s Best Acne Scar Treatment

At Northwest Face & Body, Dr. Philip Young provides the most in-depth acne scar treatment to provide smooth, beautiful skin. No matter what type of acne scarring you have, you can reverse the scarring and feel confident in your skin with Dr. Young.