Case Profile: Chronic Acne

Author: Fred Kahn MD, FRCS (C)
Source: Meditech International Inc.

Diagnosis

Chronic / Acute Acne

History

  • 45 year old medical secretary
  • History of acne since teens
  • Persistent and recurrent episodes of lesions
  • Patient unhappy with periodic flare-ups and chronic pitting scars

Physical Examination on Presentation at Meditech Clinic

  • Extensive scars and active lesions

Treatment at Meditech Rehabilitation Clinic

  • Laser therapy applied with BioFlex System twice per week, over eight months

Final Result:

  • No acute or chronic lesions
  • Skin relatively normal in appearance and smooth to touch
  • Patient extremely gratified with result

Fig. I to III – Initial status – 02/25/2005

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Fig. IV to VI – Intermediate status – 06/15/2005

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Fig. VII to IX – Condition at discharge – 12/27/2005

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