Acne Shot

What is an Acne Shot?

A quick injection to reduces the appearance of a large inflamed cystic acne lesion within 24-48 hours

How does it work?

A small dose of a steroid is injected into the lesion to reduce the redness, swelling and inflammation of the cyst

Other Frequently Asked Questions

The injection is a quick pinch and will be done in seconds. The treatment greatly reduces the pain associated with an inflamed cyst 

The treatment takes only seconds to perform. Symptoms will start to improve within hours and reach full effect at 24-48 hours

This treatment should be used sparingly and only when the lesion has failed to respond to more conservative treatment

It is possible that the treatment could work too well, causing temporary atrophy or a depression to the treated area

There is no aftercare for this treatment

Other questions? Give us a call and we’d be happy to talk over any concerns!

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