Acne is a chronic, inflammatory medical condition that can cause superficial and deep scarring. This can occur especially on the face, shoulders, back, neck, chest, and upper arms. Acne is often associated with a hormonal fluctuation and identifying it is key to a successful treatment. Proper diagnosis by a dermatologist will determine the different type of acne you have, such as blackheads, whiteheads, papules, pustules, cysts and nodules. Although it is prevalent among teenagers during puberty, it is not restricted to any particular age group.

In fact, many of our patients encounter acne flare-ups and breakouts in their 30’s, 40’s, and even late into their 50’s. Acne doe not discriminate by age.

If you are seeking effective acne treatments, call us today at Dermatology & Esthetics in Calgary for your free consultation.

Am I Good A Candidate For Acne Treatments?

While acne breakouts are among the most common esthetic concerns, they can certainly be bothersome and may even impact your self-confidence. Virtually anyone experiencing a moderate or severe breakout of acne or swelling from acne may consider our exciting acne treatments. Women who are or suspect they may be pregnant should inform our team during your important, as this may determine the treatment recommended for you.

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Revoderm Acne Basics Starter Kit


Revoderm Rosacea Acne Kit


Revoderm Essential Acne Control


Revoderm Advanced Acne Control Program


What causes Acne?

There are several factors that stem from acne breakouts including genetics, hormones, excessive oil production, bacterial infection, or clogged hair follicles. Pimples are formed when hair follicles get blocked and the oily substance called sebum builds up under the skin. At least 85 percent of people in North America experience some form of acne between the ages of 12 and 24 years.

Are There Effective Acne Treatments?

Mild acne can be treated by using over-the-counter (OTC) medications, such as gels, soaps, pads, creams, and lotions, that are topically applied. There are steroidal and non-steroidal creams and gels that are effective against them. They help to control the bacteria, slow down sebum formation, and reduce swelling. However, severe or persistent breakouts of acne might require a prescription-strength solution. For highly effective acne treatments, call us today to schedule your consultation. Dr. Alanen and his professional team can help you find an individual treatment plan that is right for you.

Chemical Peel

The Chemical Peel is a skin revitalizing treatment used to safely and effectively remove the outermost layer of damaged skin, resulting in an improved complexion and healthier looking skin.

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Isolaz for Acne

The Isolaz has been specifically designed with the latest in laser technology to safely and effectively treat acne breakouts. Combining vacuum suction with laser energy, this system works to purify pores and promote healthier skin. Vacuum suction works to gently bring debris and other impurities from deep within pores closer to the surface of the skin.

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Skin Care for Acne

Revolutionary dermatologist-developed pharmaceutical-grade skincare made in Calgary for mild acne to deep cystic acne control.

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Schedule A Complimentary Consultation

If you have issues with acne, whether you are a teen or an adult, book a complimentary consultation by calling us at (403) 202-4038 or completing the submission form on this page.

One of our acne specialists will assess your condition, and provide treatment options.

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