Westport Dermatology and Laser Center is proud to be one of the first dermatology practices in the U.S. to offer a new, innovative, and FDA-cleared acne treatment called Sebacia! This innovative in-office treatment targets the glands that produce acne-causing oil,healing your skin from the inside out.

Sebacia is suitable for both adolescents and adults, and doesn’t require any downtime from work or school. Most patients begin to see results 6 weeks after their last Sebacia Treatments.

What is Sebacia? How does Sebacia Acne Treatment Work?

 

A non-invasive, cutting edge laser technology treatment for acne is now available. Treat stubborn mild to moderate acne with Sebacia Microparticles, an innovative formulation of gold microparticles that are applied to the skin and treated with a standard dermatology laser. Using the laser to heat the microparticles has been clinically proven to reduce the number of acne lesions over time. Sebacia is an advanced acne treatment that has been approved by the FDA for its safety and efficacy in combating breakouts of pesky blemishes.  You will only need three treatments over a two week period.

During your treatment, one of our specialists gently massages the Sebacia gold microparticle solution into the skin, These microparticles make their way into the pores and glands that generate oil. A beam of laser light dermatology laser is applied to the designated areas, carefully heating the gold microparticles which results in the shrinking of oil glands. breaking down blemishes while . This targeted heating results in less acne. gradually improving the quality and radiance of your skin. No regular application of ointments, gels, or pills necessary!

 

What Will I Experience?

The treatment appointment takes 30-45 minutes total

  1. Facial cleansing
  2. Massaging Sebacia Microparticles into your skin
  3. Cooling your skin
  4. Laser treatment

After the treatment, your skin will have some redness, but this typically resolves within a few hours. Patients typically have 3 treatment appointments over a 3-week period.

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Am I a good candidate for the Sebacia Treatment?

Yes!  Most acne patients are a candidate for The Sebacia Acne Treatment.  There may be other skin conditions that may appear to be acne. Call us for your consultation today.

 

My acne is not inflamed right now, but returns frequently – am I a candidate?

Yes! The Sebacia Acne Treatment works by targeting the sebaceous glands that produce the oil and play a role in new acne lesions forming.

 

Is the Sebacia Acne Treatment reimbursed by my health insurance?

The Sebacia treatment is not currently covered by health insurance.

 

Currently, I am seeing my dermatologist/skin therapist/beautician because of my acne and things are improving; why should I still consider the Sebacia Acne Treatment?

The Sebacia Acne Treatment targets the sebaceous glands and may be complimentary to the approach you’re currently using. And because The Sebacia Treatment is performed in-office, there is no daily regimen to comply with.

 

Are there any contraindications for the Sebacia Acne Treatment?

Sebacia Microparticles are contraindicated for use in patients who have a known or potential risk of allergy or sensitivity to elemental gold, ethanol, diisopropyl adipate, Polysorbate 80, or polyethylene glycol (PEG).  These contraindications will be discussed at your consultation.

 

What are some benefits of Sebacia?

Sebacia acne treatments offer a variety of benefits that include:

 

FDA approval for a safe and effective acne reduction treatment

No consistent applications of topical creams or pills required

No invasive measures necessary

Comfortable and convenient treatment experience

No downtime following treatment

What can I expect in terms of results?

Many people experience a significant improvement in their skin quality from acne breakouts within 6 weeks with these resslts lasting for several months with an optimal treatment plan. Our Sebacia specialists at The Cosmetic Vein and Laser Center recommend 3 short 30-45 minute treatment sessions over the course of 2 weeks to see the best possible results. Ultimately, results will vary from person to person.

 

Reclaim control of your complexion from unwelcome acne breakouts through Sebacia! Contact us today to schedule your initial consultation and find out if this cutting-edge acne reduction treatment may be the right choice for you!

Please Call 203-226-3600 today to schedule your consultation and to help you and your teen get ready for your next big event!

To view results and testimonials, or to learn more about Sebacia, contact us.