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Acne Scar Removal

The search for acne scar removal methods and products that might alleviate the issue has gone on for generations. Acne is a rupturing of the skin and can cause severe damage. Occasionally it is necessary to seek relief through medical procedures. People find it normal when teenagers have acne scarring but the problem is not limited to young adults. When acne scars occur people usually start with home remedies and creams. Long before any seeing a doctor, people will try to remove acne scars on their own. Continue reading

The Effect of Chemical Peels

Chemical peels have been done for centuries—as early as ancient Greece, Egypt and Rome. They are used to create a smoother appearing skin that is generally perceived as more attractive. You get results almost right away and you don’t have to be in a hospital to have it done. It helps get rid of acne scars, pigmentation unevenness, wrinkles and fine lines. Continue reading

How to Get Rid of Acne Scars That Are Located On the Face

About Facial Acne Scar Removal

Severe acne during adolescence can often lead to scarring. These scars may vary widely in shape, type and color. This can leave individuals overwhelmed with how to get rid of acne scars.
An ideal form of treatment is that of an individualized treatment plan, due to the variation in scars. Most facial acne scars can be treated successfully using one of the current modalities available, which is Coolaser. Continue reading

Do You Hate Your Acne Scars?

It does not seem fair does it? You suffered through your youth doing battle with acne like so many of us have, and when you finally reach an age where your hormones have stabilized and your acne has subsided you find yourself left with permanent reminders of a period of your life you would almost certainly prefer to just forget. Acne scars are unsightly and unfortunate, but they are also all too common. If you thought you were going to have to simply learn to accept the fact that every time you looked in a mirror you would see acne scars you are wrong. Epione of Beverly Hills has made remarkable breakthroughs in cosmetic procedures that can reduce and even eliminate acne scars on your face.

Acne scars vary greatly from person to person and that is why Epione of Beverly Hills provides a wide variety of treatments for acne scars, so that you can be certain that the treatment you are receiving is appropriate for you. Whether you are a man or woman, and no matter your age, there is help available, contact us at Epione of Beverly Hills and schedule an appointment for a private consultation with our doctors and start finding out just how quickly and easily you could be free of the acne scars that hide the person you really are.

Acne scars are among the most common skin conditions affecting people around the world, and by their nature they occur predominately on your face, the area of skin most regularly seen, and the area most likely to provoke a response. The simple truth is that we humans cannot help but make snap judgments about people when we see their physical appearance. We are genetically programmed to look for signs of illness or disability because we do not want to become ill or pass a disability on to our offspring. This means that even the kindest of us has an immediate and subconscious reaction when they see a face with disfiguring marks on it, and that is a reaction that those of us with acne scars have become accustomed to and have to constantly fight to overcome.

So why put yourself at a disadvantage in a world where so many odds are already stacked against you? Take advantage of the opportunities that Epione of Beverly Hills can provide you to reduce or eliminate your acne scars and start living your life with the casual confidence that comes along with knowing that your skin is clear smooth and natural looking. There is no reason why the plague that visits us all starting in puberty has to continue to hold you in its grips when you have grown into an adult. Call us at Epione of Beverly Hills to schedule an appointment for a private consultation with our doctors and finally find out what it feels like to be free of your acne scars, not matter how mild or severe they are, they can always be better.

Acne Scars: Information About Reducing The Appearance Of Acne Scars

Acne most often occurs when sebaceous glands are overactive and generate too much oil which can then plug hair follicles in your skin. There is no absolutely perfect answer as to just why acne scars occur more often in some people than others, but it is well established that a number of factors including genetics, the environment, your lifestyle, and skin healthcare maintenance play a role. If you have had problems with acne in the past or are perhaps suffering from acne currently and would like to clear your skin or even remove facial acne scars, you should know that you have options. Before opting for any particular treatment you need to understand what makes an acne treatment effective so that you can achieve your goal of preventing further acne scar formation.

It has been well established that the most important sources of acne are biological in nature. Appearing first in puberty, the skin cells of the facial hair follicles tend to shed very heavily, and the skin’s natural creation of oils is greatly expanded. The end result of these changes is that the hair follicles become blocked and allow acne to begin appearing on the skin, which can occasionally result in facial acne scars for which treatment may be appropriate. The severity of the acne that occurs seems to be dominantly controlled by genetics, as young people entering puberty whose parents also had severe acne when they were younger have been shown to be much more likely to have a similar facial acne scar problem in comparison with other people. Fortunately cosmetic doctors have made very impressive advances in the treatment of acne scars and can almost always provide services to help reduce many types of acne scars and may provide facial acne scar removal services if they are likely to be effective in a given case.

There are several exacerbating factors that regularly contribute to the formation of acne including some types of medication. However, although, as a result of years of folk wisdom, oily skin and a fatty diet are popularly believed to be the dominant sources of acne the fact is that evidence suggests there is almost no reality to this popularly held belief. Oily skin in and of itself is best considered a symptom of the deeper real sources of acne than as a cause itself, and what is worse, heavy efforts to get rid of oil in the skin as with strong abrasives may actually damage your skin and cause worse acne which can then cause worse facial acne scars.

Fortunately, acne is usually a passing condition and can be expected to improve as we grow older, unfortunately, severe acne can and will leave facial acne scars. In these cases your only hope is a cosmetic doctor who can provide a variety of services aimed at reducing the appearance of acne scars that may include treatments like a laser skin surfacing treatment, dermal filler injections and, less often these days, a chemical peel that has been shown to be effective at reducing acne scars.

Epione Beverly Hills Helps Kick Off 2010 Teen Choice Awards’ Festivities with KIIS FM

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – To help kick off this year’s Teen Choice Awards, Epione Beverly Hills participated in the 2010 Teen Choice Gifting Suite, hosted by KIIS-FM, Los Angeles’ premiere hit music station. The event was held on Friday, August 6 at the W Hotel in Westwood and welcomed some of Hollywood’s hottest tween and teen stars for an afternoon of mixing, mingling and swag grabbing.
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Say “Adios” to Acne Scars

acne-free faceThe Coolaser shows remarkable success in diminishing acne scars & pitting. A 2-step process including dermal fillers may all but eliminate even severe scarring.

Acne is bad enough when it first occurs, whether during the teen years or later in adulthood. Severe cases can leave unsightly and embarrassing scars, pitting and skin unevenness that can remain for a lifetime. Over the years, many treatments which were developed to attempt to lessen the scars have had mixed results, leaving millions unhappy with their appearance and with a resulting loss of self-confidence.

Dr. Simon Ourian of Epione Beverly Hills has seen firsthand the effects of facial acne through frustrated clients who have tried everything to smooth out the affected areas left on their faces. “The problem is complicated because the scars often vary greatly in shape, type and color”, says Dr. Ourian. “An individualized treatment plan should take into consideration all the factors present in the person’s skin. For many people, facial acne scars can be successfully treated with Coolaser resurfacing.”

For more severe scarring and pitting, a 2 step process can yield beautiful results:

  1. Coolaser treatment
  2. Use of dermal fillers to build up the pitted areas.

“The Coolaser treatments act as a sort of sanding down of the surfaces of the skin so that the scars become less deep and therefore less noticeable”, says Dr. Ourian. The typical treatment takes about an hour. First, the entire face is numbed, using a topical cream. After this is done, a series of light pulses are flashed on the surface of the skin. Then a beam of light removes the outermost layer of the skin. The skin cells absorb the energy of the light. The absorption causes the instantaneous vaporization of the superficial cells.

A single session may not treat the acne scars entirely if they are too deep. These deeper acne scars can be corrected by injections under the skin to fill in or build up the pitted areas. The injections are done with dermal fillers such as Radiesse, Juvéderm or Restylane. At the consultation appointment Dr. Ourian will determine if Coolaser resurfacing alone will treat the acne scars or if a combination of resurfacing and fillers are needed.

State of the Art Acne Scar Treatments

young woman with no acne scarBeverly Hills – Did you suffer from acne when you were younger? Although you may not have acne anymore, do you still have scarring from that adolescent misfortune? If you’re like thousands of fellow acne sufferers, you probably do. The reason these scars are so difficult to get rid of is the nature of acne itself. Each pimple is a tiny infection that can deeply scar your skin tissue. Because the face is much more sensitive than other areas of the body, the redness of the scars can stand out for many years to come. Some acne scars can only able to be concealed using extra heavy foundation, and even that sometimes doesn’t do enough.
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New Treatment at Epione Yields Youthful Looking Hands

March 17, 2009, Beverly Hills, California — No area of the body gives away a person’s age more easily than the hands. As one age’s, so does the appearance of one’s hands. Epione Beverly Hills is now employing the latest innovation in cosmetic dermatology to address this issue. The combination of Coolaser and the dermal filler Radiesse offers patients the prospect of younger looking hands.
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Best Acne and Acne Scar Treatment?

Dr. Simon Ourian is the Medical Director of Epione Beverly Hills, a practice devoted exclusively to minimally invasive cosmetic procedures. “I spend a lot of time dealing with acne and acne scars, ” says Doctor Ourian. “Acne scars of damage are typically the result of acne during a patient’s teens and 20’s. I’ve seen the ongoing emotional toll acne scarring can cause for patients many, many years after they thought they were acne free.”
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The Coolaser Skin Treatment For Acne

A new procedure helps treat acne for all skin types.

How do you treat your acne? Do you squeeze your pimples? Do you use expensive creams and abrasive pads that irritate your skin and leave you blotchy and uncomfortable? Do you wash your face religiously and hope that the pimples disappear before any important events? There are many different ways to treat acne, but as you can see, they can range from useless to scar inducing. And many of these treatments don’t take people of color into account, whose skin will develop raised scars if not treated correctly. Well, worry no more, because Epione Beverly Hills has developed a skin treatment called the Coolaser that gets rid of acne and other skin problems.

So how does Coolaser work? The skin is cooled down using a combination of numbing cream and super cooled air, and then a rapid pulse laser is flashed on the area. The light instantly vaporizes the skin cells on the first layer of skin. Your body then begins to replace the old skin cells with new, younger looking ones right away. A moisturizing cream is applied to your skin right after the procedure, soothing your skin and eliminating dryness. Since the lights treat at a depth of one ten millionth, this means a faster recovery time and less scarring for you. Before you know it, in 15 minutes or less you’ll be back on the town!

The lack of scarring is what draws olive and darker complexioned people to this method. Keloids, or raised scars on the skin are not an attractive option for many people. In fact, they may feel as though they’re stuck. If they treat the acne using conventional means, it may not work and they wind up with acne scabs and scars. If they use more high tech methods, it may go wrong—and they could still end up with scabs and scars. Coolaser avoids the entire problem by not overly damaging the skin. Scar tissue doesn’t have a chance.

Patients that have had Coolaser treatments typically report that the procedure only causes mild discomfort that usually fades soon after the treatment. Best results are usually obtained by staying out of the sun and using the creams provided. In particular, users who suffer from severe acne report a dramatic improvement in their looks and skin tone after having Coolaser done. After having suffered from acne for years, they can finally have the smooth skin they’ve been waiting for all their lives. Many wish they’d discovered the process sooner, and most recommend it to anyone with a skin problem.

There’s no better way to treat severe acne than Coolaser. It’s quick, it’s easy, and it’s effective. Men and women can use it. So can any skin type, without fear of scarring. The fast recovery time and dramatic improvement are an added bonus as well.

Best Help for Adult Acne

Men and women no longer have to suffer the embarrassing results of adult acne. Dr. Simon Ourian has developed the Coolaser, a system he believes offers a real answer to adult acne.

Beverly Hills, California ─ Dr. Simon Ourian, Medical Director of Epione Beverly Hills, has developed the Coolaser, maybe the treatment help for adult acne and available exclusively at Epione.

Teenagers are not the only ones who suffer from acne. Acne vulgaris, or acne, affects over 16 million adults. Dr. Simon Ourian, of Epione Beverly Hills, explains what acne is: “People who’ve never had acne may not know that it’s one of the most common skin diseases. Generally, it develops in the teens but can continue for some into their 20’s and beyond. Acne results from the overproduction of oil by the sebaceous glands that then mix with dead skin cells to clog the pores of the skin. These clogs are a breeding ground for bacteria which in turn may lead to neighboring tissue causing redness, swelling and bumps or pimples.”

In fact, 25 percent of adult men and 50 percent of adult women will suffer from acne. Where can acne appear? It can be seen on the face, back, chest, and other areas. Therefore, not only will acne affect the face, one third of adults will also have it on other areas of their bodies.

What are some of the causes of adult acne? Stress, hormones, medications, birth control pills, harsh facial cleansers, makeup, a poor diet, even sweat from the gym have all been cited as sources of adult acne. However, Dr. Ourian warns, “Acne misconceptions abound. Diet, sweat and stress are often inaccurately blamed as causes of acne.”

Although people expect to see acne in teens, when adults have to deal with the condition it can be emotionally and psychologically damaging. A lifetime of acne can lead to low self esteem and self worth.

Consider these scenarios: a man faces his colleagues in a meeting room. He wonders if they are focusing on his presentation or if they are staring at his acne. It affects his delivery and confidence. A woman avoids the mirror as much as possible, too ashamed to look at the acne on her face. She worries about the photo she is scheduled to take for her company and the fact that it will eventually appear online. Will she be considered the ugliest female employee on the company’s website? She knows no amount of makeup can truly hide the acne underneath.

Dr. Simon Ourian, the Medical Director of Epione Beverly Hills, understands adult acne and the effects it can produce. He designs individualized treatment plans that deliver real and lasting results. Those plans can include Coolaser, a product developed by Dr. Ourian and available only at Epione. As Dr. Ourian explains, “With the Coolaser, I can literally sand down the surface of the skin so that the acne scars are less deep. I’ve worked hard over the years to develop the technology and technique that allows me the control necessary to remove only as much as needed, maintaining as much of the healthy skin as possible.”

Revolutionary Treatment for Acne Scars

Dr. Simon Ourian, Medical Director of Epione Beverly Hills, presents individualized treatment for acne scars with his revolutionary treatment.

Beverly Hills, California ? Teenagers and adults who suffer from acne scars can receive individualized treatment that includes the revolutionary Coolaser, developed by Dr. Simon Ourian and available only at Epione.

Acne, a condition that can appear on the face, back, chest, and other areas, is a condition that affects 25 percent of adult men and 50 percent of adult women. One of the embarrassing results of acne for many sufferers are acne scars, which are visible tissue damage. As Dr. Simon Ourian, the Medical Director of Epione Beverly Hills explains, “A good portion of my practice is devoted to arresting the signs of aging and sun damage, but I also spend a lot of time dealing with acne and acne scars. This type of damage is typically the result of acne during a patient’s teens and 20’s. As if it’s not bad enough to suffer from acne in the first place, I’ve seen the ongoing emotional toll acne scarring can cause for patients twenty or thirty years later.”

There are various types of acne scars that a patient may be dealing with. Ice Pick Scars are deep pits in the skin. They are given the name because the skin looks like it has been attacked with an ice pick. These scars are so deep that they can be mentally damaging and embarrassing. Boxcar Scars are typically found around the temples and the cheeks and are angular in appearance. They are less deep than Ice Pick Scars. Some of these scars may be shallow, while others may be deep. There are also Rolling Scars that give the skin a rolling appearance.

Sufferers can avoid the sun and wear a good sunscreen. They can avoid picking at their skin and aggravating the acne. They can try to improve the area with skin care products. However, lasting and real results can only be achieved with the help of a professional. Today, teenagers and adults can visit Epione Beverly Hills, and receive personalized treatment that utilizes the revolutionary Coolaser. For sufferers with deep acne scars, Dr. Ourion may combine his Coolaser with one of the popular dermal fillers. The result is smooth skin and none of the embarrassment of acne scars.

Dr. Simon Ourian, the Medical Director of Epione Beverly Hills, is himself a victim of childhood acne and therefore, understands the lasting effects of acne and acne scars. “I had acne as a teen. Not as bad as some but enough to cause me great embarrassment. In fact, it’s one of the reasons I decided to practice as a cosmetic Dermatologist.”

For the best in treatment of acne scars for both teenagers and adults, Dr. Simon Ourian has developed Coolaser, only available at Epione. “I believe the Coolaser achieves results superior to other laser or treatment modalities, especially when used in conjunction with a dermal filler.”

Epione, located in the heart of Beverly Hills, is a first class, physically beautiful facility designed with Beverly Hills in mind. Led by Dr. Simone Ourian, Epione is the leading comprehensive, state of the art laser and aesthetic surgery center. For over 10 years, Dr. Ourian has been helping sufferers of acne and acne scars to regain confidence and face the world.