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Agnes: The Breakthrough Acne Treatment That Can Deliver Permanent Results

Agnes: The Breakthrough Acne Treatment That Can Deliver Permanent Results

The one thing more frustrating than those bright red spots appearing on your face is when your acne won’t go away — even after trying every topical and oral treatment available. That’s because for tough-to-treat acne, you could need something different. 

If your acne won’t disappear or keeps coming back, you could be a candidate for the Agnes RF microneedling system. At Carl N. Williams, Jr. M.D. Hand and Plastic Surgery in Las Vegas, Nevada, our team safely and effectively treats the most stubborn acne breakouts with this breakthrough treatment. 

Take a moment to learn more about the technology behind Agnes and how it can put a permanent end to your acne woes. 

All about the revolutionary Agnes for acne

Harnessing the power of microneedles and radiofrequency (RF) energy, Agnes is truly a breakthrough treatment for stubborn acne. This nonsurgical treatment uses tiny needles too small to cause bleeding and sends RF energy to the areas below your skin that trigger acne. 

The Agnes device allows your provider to control exactly how much energy reaches the lower levels of your skin without damaging surface-level tissue. Agnes doesn’t impact the outer layer of your skin, so treatment avoids the inflammation or irritation topical solutions may cause. 

Nine different needle sizes with varying levels of insulation make up the Agnes system, each one specifically designed to target and treat different skin conditions. The insulation works to protect the surrounding tissue and skin, directing the RF energy only at the trouble areas. 

Your Agnes treatment takes two appointments. At the first one, your provider applies a local numbing agent for your comfort, cleans your skin, and removes excess sebum from your hair follicles before carefully inserting the microneedle into the targeted follicles. The needle reaches the sebaceous gland that causes your acne and delivers the RF energy to destroy the gland. 

During your second appointment, your provider treats you with another RF current and cleans your skin. This loosens surface debris and impurities and ensures lasting results. 

Each session is about 30-60 minutes, depending on the treatment area and acne severity. Some patients require multiple sessions, especially if they have extensive acne in multiple areas.

In general, two or three treatment sessions over a period of a month is all it takes to get the results you desire. And the best part is that medical research demonstrates that these results are permanent. 

Agnes keeps acne away for good 

The secret behind Agnes’ long-lasting success lies in the fact that the treatment destroys the glands that cause your acne — something other acne treatments don’t do. 

When a buildup of sebum and skin debris like dead skin cells, dirt, and bacteria block your sebaceous (oil) glands, acne forms. This can be triggered for a variety of reasons, including:

While managing the underlying issues can help some people, many others continue to suffer from acne breakouts despite lifestyle changes and anti-acne products. 

Agnes targets specific sebaceous glands, and destroying the glands improves your acne significantly. Most patients don’t experience future breakouts after Agnes.

Candidates for Agnes acne treatments

Most people can use radiofrequency microneedling for acne. Agnes is suitable for all skin types and tones, and it’s particularly suited for people experiencing:

You might not be a candidate if you are pregnant, have certain infectious diseases, have unmanaged diabetes, or have certain medical implants, such as a pacemaker. Our providers perform a thorough assessment, review your medical history, and learn about your acne and skin goals before creating a personalized treatment plan. 

Schedule an appointment online or over the phone at Carl N. Williams, Jr. M.D. Hand and Plastic Surgery in Las Vegas, Nevada, today to learn more about how Agnes can deliver permanent results for your stubborn acne.

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