Acne Treatments Specialist

Studio Saai Skincare and Medspa

Medical Spa & Primary Care Practice located in Glenview, IL

Acne and acne scars can become bothersome blemishes that knock confidence. Thanks to modern advances in technology, dermatology, and the world of aesthetics, the Studio Saai Skincare and Medspa team of Glenview, Illinois offers myriad solutions for acne and scarring. From laser skin resurfacing with the innovative Icon system to microdermabrasion and quality skin care products like Lira Clinical®, the skilled specialists work with you to determine the best way to smooth, clear, and rejuvenate your skin. Call or schedule online to make your way toward flawless skin.

Acne Treatments Q & A

What are the treatments for acne?

Studio Saai Skincare provides a wide spectrum of treatments for acne and scarring, including:

  • Medical-grade sunscreens, moisturizers, and other skincare products (Lira Clinical)
  • Microneedling
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Dermal fillers, including Botox®
  • Chemical peels
  • Icon laser system
  • Medications, such as antibacterial
  • Lifestyle changes, such as a nutrient-dense diet, stress management, and frequent appropriate exercise

 

Many prescription topical acne treatments can minimize oil and kill bacteria.

The Studio Saai Skincare specialists provide effective options for treating scarring and hyperpigmentation, including the Icon 1540 laser — a fractional laser skin resurfacing method that yields impressive results with minimal downtime.

The Icon 1540 delivers precise and safe laser energy to your skin and prompts the production of collagen and elastin and healthy new skin cells. The new skin cells are smoother, tighter, firmer, and younger-looking, and scarring and hyperpigmentation are diminished.

Studio Saai Skincare provides treatments that polish, scrub, and exfoliate your skin, control oil, deliver nutrition and hydration, and much more. Call Studio Saai Skincare or book online.

What is acne?

Acne is a skin condition that usually shows up when hair follicles become blocked or plugged with oil and dead skin cells. Acne typically appears on the:

  • Face
  • Chest
  • Upper back and shoulders

Acne is more common in adolescents, but it can occur at any age and on various body parts. Some people only experience mild acne that subsides, and others can experience acne that causes scarring and emotional distress.

In older adults, acne that has a sudden onset can indicate an underlying medical condition, such as an autoimmune disease or hormonal disorder.

What causes acne?

A number of factors can play a role in the development of acne, including:

  • Bacteria
  • Excess oil production
  • Certain medications
  • Hair follicles that become blocked by dead skin cells and oil
  • Chronic stress
  • Certain foods
  • Aging
  • Family history
  • Excess irritation, pressure, or friction on the skin


Many people experience hormonal imbalance and complications that can lead to acne.

How can I prevent acne?

To help prevent acne and take care of your skin, there are various methods you can try, such as:

  • Moisturize and cleanse your skin regularly
  • Avoid harsh scrubbing of your skin
  • Use professional medical-grade skin care products
  • Work with a skin care specialist
  • Change your makeup
  • Keep your hands away from your face


During your consultation, your Studio Saai Skincare specialist devises a personalized treatment plan to combat your acne and acne scarring.