acne treatments at CSLC

We have solutions for teenage acne, hormonal acne, and cystic acne.

Acne affects between 40-55% of the adult population, but virtually everyone can have clear skin. Our variety of skin rejuvenation treatments for post pimple marks, acne, and acne scarring can be done while seeking dermatology treatment for acne or without a dermatologist.

“I’d almost given up on treating my hormonal cystic acne. Morpheus miraculously helped clear my complexion and my scarring without Accutane.” – Danielle L.

We’ve been helping people successfully treat acne and acne scarring for over 20 years.

Restore your skin with our wide variety of FDA-approved acne treatments, effective both with medication and when used alone.

  • Microneedling
  • Morpheus8
  • Facials
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Extractions
  • Peels
  • Skincare

What is acne?

The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) defines acne as a common skin condition that occurs when the hair follicles under the skin become blocked or clogged by hair, sebum (an oily substance), bacteria, and dead skin cells. This blockage causes blackheads, whiteheads, and other skin impurities to appear. And here is a good overview on acne from the American Academy of Dermatologists.

Although acne can show up just about anywhere, it’s commonly found on the face, forehead, chest, shoulders, and upper back. And acne affects people of all ages – not just teenagers!

Types of acne include: 

  • blackheads
  • whiteheads 
  • papules 
  • pustules or pimples 
  • nodules 
  • fungal acne
  • cysts 

What causes adult acne?

According to NIAMS, one or more of the following can lead to acne: 

  • excess oil production in the pore
  • a buildup of dead skin cells in the pore
  • growth of bacteria in the pore

The following factors may increase a person’s risk for developing acne: 

  • hormones 
  • family history
  • certain medications 
  • age 

Best Acne Treatment for Adults

We understand both the shame and self-blame associated with adult acne. Many of our estheticians, skin care specialists, and providers at CSLC have suffered from acne even as adults, and our goal is to find a treatment plan that helps skin look better and feel better.

Every person’s acne is different. That’s why we offer individualized treatment plans and complimentary consultations. Here are a few treatment options to choose from:


If left untreated, acne scars can last months or even years. Acne scars develop from cystic acne or from picking at the skin. The good news? Microneedling (either with PRF or without PRF) can help rid a person of their acne scars for good.


CSLC’s Customized Bi-Weekly Acne Treatment

CSLC offers an affordable bi-weekly treatment that combines our personalized acne skincare regimen with a facial regimen that’s customized based on each client’s unique acne needs and concerns.

Here’s how it works: We start with a customized facial or peel that combines deep steam cleansing and extractions. This is then followed by a peel or microdermabrasion. Your Facialist and Physician Associate will recommend an at-home skincare program for acne. Patients who receive this treatment every two weeks usually see a reduction or elimination of acne after approximately two months of treatment.

Acne’s the last thing anyone wants to deal with in adulthood.

Studies show a relationship between acne and depression. It takes a major toll on self-confidence, and often feels like something you think you should be able to control as an adult. The truth is, acne isn’t your fault! A variety of factors ranging from fluctuating hormones to the environment can trigger and cause acne in adulthood. We can also help with mascne caused by masking.

Modern aesthetic treatments, from facials to microneedling to laser treatments, can help you reclaim a beautiful complexion and restore your self-esteem.

Acne and Acne Scarring Treatment Before and After Photos at
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Client Testimonial

“I’ve been a client for years and have tried numerous treatments. I’ve never had a bad experience. My skin looks as good as it did 20 years ago. Thank you CSLC.”

Melissa B.

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