Fighting acne with antibiotics may not be the right fight anymore. Dr. Bowe, a clinical assistant professor of dermatology in NY, stated bacteria-causing acne is becoming more resistant to these antibiotics. Acne is the biggest skin concern in the United States, but medical professionals fear that if these antibiotics are continued to use to fight acne without results, they will also cause resistance for other antibiotics that are used to fight infections when ill. Instead of continuing to rely on ineffective drugs, the advancement of skincare technology has presented it’s own solution: cosmetic lasers for acne.
One cosmetic laser treatment that has been successful with acne sufferers is BBL™ (Broadband Light) therapy. BBL™ laser treatments use light and energy directed at acne on the surface layers of the skin. It also used a unique “blue light effect” that destroys acne-causing bacteria, eliminating acne and acne scars in the process. Other laser treatments, like fractional laser and IPL photofacials, are also good for helping to eliminate acne scarring.
Cosmetic lasers have come a long way in the last decade. They can do everything from eliminate wrinkles, shrink pores, reverse sun damage, rid scarring, and create a rejuvenated, more youthful complexion. Let’s also not forget laser hair removal, which was listed as one of top nonsurgical cosmetic treatments of 2013 (ASAPS).
NLI Med Spa is a leading medical spa that offers many cosmetic laser services, including laser acne reduction, laser hair removal, IPL photofacials, and much more. Treatments are provided by expert professionals in a luxury medical spa setting in order to give you the very best results.
With the popularity of these many cosmetic laser treatments has come a demand for laser technicians. The medical aesthetic industry is currently a ten billion dollar marketplace that is expected to continue to grow. Laser technicians are those who are trained in laser technologies, capable of performing a variety laser treatment services to clients.
In most states, you can become a laser technician if you meet the prerequisites of having a high school diploma or GED. Estheticians, cosmetologists, and even career changers have earned laser technician certification in order to start treating clients.
National Laser Institute is the leading cosmetic laser school in the nation that offers a comprehensive, hands-on, two-week laser training program. In this course, attendees will learn from expert medical professionals and industry leaders who have been in this field for many years. There is a strong focus on laser safety training as well as understanding the Fitpatrick scale, skin and tissue interaction, different types of laser and equipment, techniques, hands-on training, and so much more.
Learn more about National Laser Institute’s comprehensive laser training course and schedule by filling out the form on your right or by calling 800.982.6817.