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Potomac, MD 20854

Acne & Acne Scars

Pimples, blemishes, zits—acne goes by many names, but no matter what you call it, it’s a problem that nobody enjoys dealing with.

Just about everybody is affected by acne at some point in his or her lifetime. Every morning, about 50 million Americans wake up and look in the mirror to find these unwelcome red bumps speckled across their skin. While acne is most common with teenagers, many adults continue to struggle with ongoing breakouts or the scars that acne left behind.

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Drug Free Acne treatment- Forever Clear BBL uses a unique 3 step process

Have you tried numerous methods to get acne under control? Now, drugs and other over the counter “remedies” can be a thing of the past. Why deal with the wait and potential side effects of those options when you can have clearer skin in typically just a few short treatments. Most patients experience 90% improvement after a few short treatments.

Forever Clear BBL is a cutting-edge acne treatment that uses the power of light to comfortably and effectively clear acne without creams or medicine. BBL is the world’s most powerful IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) device delivering light energy deep into your skin to stimulate and regenerate your skin cells, leaving you with clear, healthy, radiant skin.

Step 1

Skin is first treated with BLUE BBL light to eliminate acne-causing bacteria at its source, deep down in the pores.

Step 2

Skin is then treated with YELLOW BBL light to reduce the inflammation and acne-associated redness to give you healthy, luminous skin.

Step 3

For added benefit, the skin is then treated with SkinTyte II™ using INFRA-RED light in rapid, gentle pulses to initiate the body’s natural healing process.

For added benefit, follow your personalized plan including add-on and follow-up treatments, as well as a skincare regimen to keep your skin lasting clear.

Bellafill® Acne Scar Filler Treatment

Bellafill® is an injectable filler that’s FDA approved to treat certain types of acne scars. Bellafill® yields instant smoothness that you can appreciate as soon as you leave the office — and it’s been clinically proven to last through twelve months. Its two important components work with your skin for soft smoothness that looks and feels very natural:


*Stats from the American Academy of Dermatology

What is causing your acne?

In most cases, acne is caused by the effects of puberty in young adults and adolescents. However, there are many factors that can be causing even adults to still struggle with the occasional breakout, such as genetics, hormones, menstruation, stress, specific foods, and certain medications. Even once the acne stops, the discolored scars and pockmarks often stay behind.

Disclaimer: These before and after photos are results from a specific patient treated at Potomac Medical Aesthetic. There's no guarantee of specific results and results can vary by individual. Schedule a personalized consultation with Dr. Petropoulos to learn more.

Solutions for troublesome acne

Just about everyone who struggles with acne has tried several different methods to put an end to it — from highly televised products to at-home remedies — often with little to no improvement. Our professional acne treatments use real, scientifically-proven technology to provide you with the clear, acne-free skin you’ve been wanting all along.

Please click on one of the treatments below to learn how it can help put an end to your acne problems.

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