Acne Scar Treatment with Privé Aesthetics
Have you been searching for answers for these questions? : How to get rid or reduce acne scars? How to get clear and smooth skin? Or have been looking for acne pigmentation treatment? Have you been looking for a convenient and effective place to get yourself pampered? I tried a 4-months acne scar-reducing treatment with one-stop medical aesthetics in Singapore, Privé Aesthetics which is conveniently located at the heart of Orchard Road, at Palais Renaissance.
As you might have known, I had severe acne during my army days and I have been trying to get rid of the scars. After a consultation, I was recommended by Privé Aesthetics to try the Viva Smooth Skin Tightening Treatment.
The Viva Smooth treatment combines NanoFractional™ RF and state-of-the-art SmartScan™ technology to deliver energy through the epidermis, to the dermis, generating heat, while stimulating fibroblasts and rebuilding collagen, resulting in tissue remodelling. Basically, it uses this ‘gun’ that projects radio waves to reach the deeper layers of the skin, to the dermis, thereby stimulating collagen production to heal the scars and lines.
The treatment is non-invasive, and thus an aesthetician performs the treatment. It is also best suited for the following concerns:
Uneven Skin Tone / Pigmentation Problems
How a typical treatment of Viva Smooth at Privé Aesthetics goes:
Take pictures of your face condition before every treatment, so you may compare the difference
Apply the numbing cream, leaving it to be absorbed for 15 to 20 minutes
The aesthetician will perform the Viva Smooth treatment, which takes around 30 to 40 minutes.
The entire session will take around 1.5 hours! Face will appear red after the treatment, but it is not as prominent as invasive laser technology procedures. I even tried going to a meeting after the treatment and only later did I told them I did my acne scar treatment prior to the meeting. They then revealed that they thought I was ‘sunburnt’ initially. (If you don’t say, nobody will find out! shhh!) I would recommend to schedule your appointment before you intend to go home, around evenings to avoid the harsh sunlight. As the skin will be extremely vulnerable after the treatment, avoid sunlight (UV rays) to prevent possible formation of dark spots.
If you are comparing this treatment with another, this might help you decide - Why Viva Smooth?
No pain as numbing cream will be applied
Low downtime (2 - 3 days), you may apply make up one day after treatment
No scabs formed
Penetrates below, to the dermis to reach effectiveness, compared to carbon laser that only reach the epidermis.
The effects might not be very obvious but if you compare the first and the fourth session, there’s definitely visible improvements. This treatment requires multiple sessions, and you can only have it done once perform, or else its going to be too harmful on the skin. Baby steps, and you will slowly see the results! I would say minimum 4 session for visible improvements!
And the part you have been waiting for…! The comparison before and after the treatment!
Disclaimer: This treatment is no fairytale magic and it really takes a couple of sessions to see results, and it really depends on the individual’s skin receptiveness towards the treatment. You can see a visible improvement after undergoing 4 sessions of Viva Smooth across 4 months.