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Introducing THE CATARA ACNE CLINIC

This comprehensive, clinical program is the result of in-depth research and continued training to help our clients struggling with acne.

Acne is the most common skin condition affecting teens and adults. Acne can create anxiety, stress and frustration and that is why we have created a program that not only provides results for the skin condition but supports the whole person. This program is unique because it offers wellness coaching, including; nutrition, meditation, yoga and massage – providing you with lifelong strategies to live a balanced life.

This is not a “one and done” type of treatment. Treating acne takes commitment. We will start with a comprehensive skin and life-style evaluation to better understand you, your needs and expectations. We will schedule regular visits to monitor your individual results and adjust products and treatments as you progress. In the beginning, we recommend a minimum of 4 treatments (every 2 weeks) over the course of 2 months. From here we will evaluate results.

This is an individual process, results will vary from person to person but you won’t go it alone. We will be there with you, helping you every step of the way. Call or book online to schedule your complimentary consultation and let’s help you achieve your most healthy and vibrant skin!

Acne is the top reason why people consult a skincare professional. Although commonly linked to puberty, acne can strike at any age regardless of gender. CaTara Med Spa offers you a full portfolio of acne treatment options that are personalized for you by our medical staff.

What causes acne?

The hormonal imbalance that typically occurs at adolescence is thought to impact the function of the skin’s oil glands or sebaceous glands that produce oil (sebum). This oil travels up to the skin pores to protect the surface of the skin and to keep it hydrated. When excessive sebum is produced, the pores can become clogged and along with dead skin cells on the surface give rise to bacterial growth. To protect against bacteria, the body responds with inflammation and this process is called acne cascade. This results in the characteristic red and swollen bumps commonly called pimples.

While a genetic tendency can also increase the risk of acne, external factors such as stress, a wrong diet, and harsh chemicals in makeup products can also lead to breakouts.

A full range of acne treatments at CaTara Medical Spa

From clearing clogged pores to rejuvenating dull skin with exfoliation, we have a perfect acne treatment solution to address every skin concern.

Chemical Peels – Chemical peels are the least invasive and effective way to address uneven skin tone, acne scars, and oily skin. These peels are liquid solutions containing ingredients that penetrate deep into acne pores to clean them out. These treatments delivered by our highly-experienced medical professionals improve the texture and tone of your skin by removing dead skin cells to reveal refreshed skin beneath.

Laser Treatments – Laser treatments offer a quick way of removing hyperpigmentation that is a result of acne and to treat inflammatory acne. Lasers are intense monochromatic lights that stimulate fibroblasts in the skin, which are special cells that promote wound healing by restoring collagen and elastin. Our experts at CaTara Medical Spa are well-versed in using different types of lasers to remove scars and hyperpigmentation associated with acne.

HydraFacial MD – This is a comprehensive skin treatment that takes just 30 minutes to complete and delivers long-term results leading to improved skin health. Our experts combine skin cleansing, exfoliation, chemical peel, and extraction to remove clogged pores and dead skin cells while rejuvenating the skin.

Microneedling Skin Resurfacing Treatment – We are focused on offering cutting-edge treatment options to our valued clients that bring out the best in terms of appearance and skin health. Microneedling is performed using a hand-held pen to make microscopic punctures on the skin, which stimulates natural collagen production and encourages the healing process.

Injectable fillers – Acne scars can form small depressions, which result in uneven tone and texture. At our top-rated medical spa, we offer highly targeted injectable fillers which even out these depressions and scars.

Experience long-lasting acne relief at CaTara Medical Spa

With years of extensive experience, our providers delve into the root cause of acne to design individualized treatments that give optimal results. Our doctors prescribe treatments that are best suited for your unique condition with a holistic view of your skin and overall health condition.

Visit our medical spa at Gold Coast or Algonquin to see which of the acne treatments can bring you the desired results.