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Acne Treatment to Help Seattle Patients Prepare for the Holidays

Seattle Skin Care Specialist Dr. Jodie Reinertson on How to Treat Acne in Preparation for Holiday Parties and the New Year

SEATTLE, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/14/12 -- Dr. Jodie Reinertson, a practitioner of skin care in Seattle, wants to make sure patients are informed about acne treatment trends for the upcoming holiday season. CosMedic Skincare, Dr. Reinertson's practice, offers patients a wide variety of treatments from chemical peels and Microdermabrasion, to deep pore cleansing and resurfacing for acne scars. Additionally, Dr. Reinertson delivers individualized care for acne and other skin ailments, providing an alternative to over-the-counter products and prescription treatments.

While many teens and their parents know about widely advertised oral and topical medications, Dr. Reinertson and CosMedic Skincare give patients another option. Isolaz Therapy for acne is an FDA-approved technique that utilizes a combination of broadband light and suction through a system called Photopneumatic Technology. The treatment system offers deep pore purification to clean pores from the inside out.

During Isolaz Therapy, a handheld device is placed on the surface of the troubled skin. The device contains a small vacuum that gently lifts acne-causing impurities to the surface of the skin, including these common patient concerns:

  • Dirt
  • Blackheads
  • Dead skin cells
  • Excess oil from deep within the pores

During the next stage of the therapy, a broadband light both destroys acne-causing bacteria and sloughs oils and dead cells away from the skin. After the acne treatment, the skin is left healthier, clearer, and cleaner.

Isolaz Therapy is best used to treat mild or moderate acne. Pustular acne (pimples), comedonal acne (non-inflammatory acne), and mild acne vulgaris (inflammatory acne) can all be targeted by the treatment, and the treatment is suitable for all skin types. The Seattle skin care specialist also believes that Isolaz Therapy is a popular alternative to traditional treatments since the process takes a natural approach and does not involve medication or prescription drugs. In addition, she adds that a majority of patients who have not had success with traditional treatments show a reduction of acne after Isolaz Therapy.

In regards to results surfacing, Dr. Reinertson says patients typically begin to see improvements in their acne between two to six weeks depending on the individual and the severity of the acne. She adds that she believes the holiday season is the perfect time of year to begin treatment, as sun exposure is generally not an issue during the late fall to winter months.

About Jodie Reinertson, MD

After graduating from Boston University, Dr. Jodie Reinertson earned her medical degree at St. George's University School of Medicine. She is an active member of the International Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology, the International Society of Aesthetic Medicine, and the American Society of Bariatric Physicians, among other prestigious medical organizations. Dr. Reinertson has more than 25 years of medical experience, and she continuously strives to utilize the latest, most advanced technologies and techniques her field has to offer.

Dr. Reinertson is available for interview upon request.

To contact the CosMedic Skincare, visit their website at seattlecosmedicskincare.com or call 206-662-6444. The center's office is located at 901 Boren Avenue, Suite1900, Seattle, WA 98104. The center's Facebook page can be found at facebook.com/CosMedicSkincare.

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