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Condition

Acne Scarring

Condition

Acne Scarring

A common concern that arises from having suffered from acne, is acne scarring. When breakouts of this inflammatory condition penetrate the tissue beneath the skin, it causes damage from which a scar can form. When the body works to repair a wound, it knits the skin back together with collagen. The collagen has a different tone and texture to that of skin, which contributes to the difference in appearance to that of the skin that surrounds it.

Acne scars can appear as depressions in the skin (Atrophic), or slightly raised from the skin’s surface (Hypertrophic). Atrophic scarring is most likely to affect the face and results from not enough collagen being made when the wound is healing. This type of scarring can appear as: rolling scars - quite wide in diameter, they can give the skin an uneven surface, giving a rolling effect; ice pick scars - small round or oval holes that go quite deep into the skin, often the most difficult to treat due to how far they descend into the skin; and boxcar scars - wide u-shaped scars that have sharp edges and can vary in depth.
If scarring affects the chest and back, it is most likely that this will be hypertrophic scarring. This type of raised scarring sits slightly higher than the skin’s surface itself and is the cause of too much collagen being produced during the healing process.

Acne scarring can be the cause of much frustration. Thankfully The Light Touch Clinic has a variety of treatment options available, which can make them less noticeable, including: dermal fillers, facial fillers, facials, Tixel skin rejuvenation, Intracel and IPL. Before considering treatment, it is important to ensure that acne has cleared up and is unlikely to return. The Light Touch Clinic will conduct a full assessment during a pre-treatment consultation, which will determine the type of scarring that you have and the approach that will need to be taken to improve the texture of the skin.

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Friends of Light Touch

INTRAcel

“Since having the Intracel treatment, I have noticed an immense improvement in my skin. I began having the treatment because I had old acne scarring and I was very focused on the improvement with this... Thank you Natalie and your friendly professional team.”

INTRAcel

Excessive Sweating

“The Light Touch Clinic treatment has given me my life back. Having suffered with excessive sweating on my face for many years, feeling embarrassed and ashamed going out; having Wrinkle Relaxing Injections has changed my life. The clinic treatment as significantly reduced the sweating, giving me the confidence to go out and not worry about how I look!”

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Patient Experience

“Highly recommended.The team at LightTouch are incredibly professional and friendly. The clinic is warm and welcoming. I started visiting Natalie several years ago and her advice and treatments are brilliant. I’ve recommended the Light Touch to friends and they are all equally impressed. Book a consultation. You won’t regret it.”

Patient Experience

Skin Rejuvenation

"The Light Touch Clinic has turned my skin around. I wouldn’t go anywhere else!"

Skin Rejuvenation

Taking Time

“Excellent care and attention. They really give you a lot of time and find out exactly what you need”

Taking Time

Ten Years Younger

“I’m 66 and without exaggeration, I’m regularly told that I look at least 10 years younger. That is truly uplifting and it’s all down to Dr. Natalie’s considerable expertise, professionalism and care. I know I’m in very capable hands each time I walk into the Light Touch Clinic.”

Ten Years Younger

Trusted Clinic

“I felt very at ease on my first visit and the advice given was very genuine and not pushy! Very relaxed and friendly clinic… highly recommended”

Trusted Clinic

Wrinkle Injections

"I had a fab experience last week, as always. It was lovely to see Natalie and she always offers great advice and service. Two weeks later and as the Wrinkle Relaxing Injections kicked in, I feel amazing. A huge confidence boost!"

Wrinkle Injections

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Fringues City
Fringues City
10/08/2021
Verified
Very good experience here. Very professional practice with pragmatic and honest advice to give. Their client’s well-being is the focus.
Rebecca Barnes
Rebecca Barnes
06/08/2021
Verified
Gorgeous, welcoming clinic with highly professional and knowledgeable clinicians - a gem in the aesthetics world!
G Bailey
G Bailey
28/07/2021
Verified
The staff are super friendly and professional they couldn’t have done enough for me. I couldn’t recommend this skin clinic enough, i can now see why they have won multiple awards. Great practice and fantastic service.
Rhea Barker
Rhea Barker
30/04/2021
Verified
Lori Stollard
Lori Stollard
19/12/2020
Verified
Had an amazing experience at this clinic! Dr. Natalie is amazing and put me completely at ease. I have a fear of needles, but my treatment was painless and easy. I've suffered from horrible eye-bags and hollows my entire life and now my eyes look rested and refreshed! The staff is super friendly as well.
Jess Macbryde
Jess Macbryde
09/12/2020
Verified
From the very second I entered the clinic, I was greeted by very members of the team. I had the treatment explained to me very well and I felt very comfortable throughout. Beautiful establishment and I’m very happy with my results!!
Naomi Brenchley
Naomi Brenchley
03/12/2020
Verified
I visited this clinic on a recommendation and I am so pleased. All the staff were really lovely. I had an anti-wrinkle treatment with Natalie (who is brilliant) and I am so pleased with the result. The whole process from start to finish, cannot be faulted and the end result is really natural. I recommend to anyone to visit them.
Chloe Hughes
Chloe Hughes
20/10/2020
Verified
I visited LTC today for the first time to have lip filler. I am so impressed with the outcome, I was really looked after and was given such an amazing service. I can't express how happy I am with the results. The clinic is absolutely stunning and spotless. The staff take so much pride in their work. Thank you light touch!
Tracey Prior
Tracey Prior
23/09/2020
Verified
M Garcia
M Garcia
03/08/2020
Verified
EXCELLENT treatments, customer service and very professionals! By far the Best clinic in Surrey!!

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