Cost of Acne Treatments

There are a variety of treatments that can help you reduce the appearance of acne. The treatment costs vary from place to place and are determined by the type of procedure, the severity of the condition and the amount of treatments needed.


Microdermabrasion is a gentle exfoliating treatment that can help provide a smooth and supple skin texture. The average microdermabrasion cost per treatment is anywhere in between $100-$200.


Using a special light source, photodynamic therapy targets the sebaceous glands to eliminate acne at its source. The average cost for a photodynamic treatment is $550-$800.

Blue Light Therapy

Blue Light Therapy works to eliminate acne causing bacteria. One session can cost $40- $200 and multiple sessions can range from $1000 to $2000.

Chemical peel

The cost of a chemical peel depends on the depth of the peel. On average a light peel can cost as low as $100, while patients wanting a deeper chemical peel can expect to spend up to $6000.

Laser Therapy (Pulsed-dye laser)

There are a variety of laser procedures available to combat acne including the Pulsed-dye laser. This treatment uses a combination of photosensitizing medication and laser light to lower the production of sebum in the oil glands. The cost of the pulsed-dye laser is based on the size of area being treated. On average the cost can range from $100-$2000. During your initial consultation appointment, your skin care practitioner will be able to recommend which of these procedures is best suited to your skin's condition, how many sessions are necessary, and what the entire treatment will cost.

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