Nationally prominent dermatologist uses innovative laser technology for acne scar treatment

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After surgery or battling acne, many men and women are left with an emotionally painful reminder – a scar. When the dermis is damaged due to trauma or a skin condition, the body forms new collagen fibers to mend the damage. This results in a scar that will have a different texture than surrounding tissue. A scar can be embarrassing and make people feel self-conscious about their appearance. Dr. Jeanine Downie, a nationally prominent dermatologist, personally knows the effects acne scars can have on self-confidence. After dealing with acne, she rejoiced when she found treatments that could restore health and beauty to her skin. One of the acne scar treatments available at her Montclair practice, image Dermatology®, is the Fraxel Restore Laser. Dr. Downie has performed this treatment on men and women in her office, as well as, on national television.

The Fraxel Restore Laser is ideal for people who are looking for a method to rejuvenate their skin without surgery. The non-invasive treatment can be customized to meet the individual and unique needs of patients. Dr. Downie and our team use the laser to:

  • Reverse the signs of aging including lines at the corners of the eyes (crow’s feet) and lines between the eyebrows.
  • Reduce the appearance of acne scars
  • Minimize skin pigmentation
  • Improve sun-damaged skin
  • Treat actinic keratosis; a pre-cancerous skin condition
  • Treats surgical scars and stretch marks
  • Firms and tightens the neck for a more youthful appearance
Call our office on (973) 509-6900
to book an appointment today.

If you would like to explore your candidacy for Fraxel Restore laser treatment, we recommend scheduling a consultation with Dr. Downie. She will thoroughly examine the areas you want to have treated. Dr. Downie will review your medical history and ask you about your goals. If you are a candidate for treatment, she will tailor a plan to meet your needs.

Before beginning the procedure, we can ensure the utmost patient comfort by applying a numbing topical cream to the area to be treated. We use a handheld device which delivers Fraxel light energy that stimulates collagen and resurfaces the epidermis. The result is a reduction in wrinkles and scars by stimulating collagen, the protein that keeps skin firm and supple.

Are you looking for a treatment that can leave you with a clearer complexion? We would love to talk with you about the Fraxel Restore Laser. Call (973) 509-6900 today.

Dr. Jeanine Downie is an experienced and popular dermatologist in Montclair. She possesses extensive experience and training in all aspects of dermatology, including cosmetic dermatology and laser surgery. Dr. Downie provides modern and cutting-edge dermatology treatments to everyone in your family in a professional, competent and compassionate manner while ensuring that your individual and unique needs are met. Having received rigorous academic training, she completed her residency in Dermatology at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City and also served as Chief Resident. She continues to upgrade her skills set and share her knowledge through professional affiliations and lecturing assignments on behalf of several renowned medical societies such as The Skin Cancer Foundation and The American Academy of Dermatology, among others. She also frequently interacts with the public through popular television shows such as Good Morning America, The Today Show, and The Dr. Oz Show, to name a few.


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