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Acne Surgery

Acne surgery is a procedure performed by a dermatologist or Master Aesthetician to remove acne lesions manually. This type of surgery is typically performed on individuals who have acne that has not responded to other treatments, such as topical or oral medications. The procedure involves using a sterile instrument, such as a small blade or needle, to gently extract the contents of the acne lesion, including oil, dead skin cells, and bacteria.
Acne surgery can be effective in reducing the severity of acne and preventing scarring. The procedure can also help to speed up the healing process of active acne lesions. Acne surgery is performed as a quick outpatient procedure, and patients can return to their daily activities immediately after the procedure. However, some redness and swelling may occur at the site of the extractions, and patients may be advised to avoid certain activities or use specific skincare products for a period of time following the procedure. It is important to note that acne surgery is not a permanent solution for acne, and patients may require ongoing treatment to manage their condition.

Most insurance will pay for acne surgery. One of our medical providers can refer you to this treatment.




  • Clear away skin debris that contributes to acne
  • In office treatment
  • No downtime
  • Reduced risk of scaring


  • Immediate improvement to pore sizes
  • Reduced inflammation
  • Helps prevent new acne breakouts


If you’re thinking about next steps, get in touch to schedule a consultation.