Forever Clear Acne Treatment

WHAT IS Forever Clear Acne Treatment?

Forever Clear BBL is a cutting-edge acne treatment that uses the power of light to comfortably and effectively clear acne without the need for creams or medicine. It uses powerful IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) that delivers light energy deep into the skin to stimulate and regenerate inflamed skin cells.

Benefits of Forever Clear BBL:

  • Resolve active breakouts
  • Achieve more even skin tone
  • Less noticeable pores
  • Decrease future breakouts

What to Expect During the Forever Clear BBL Treatment:

  • First your skin will be treated with blue BBL light, which will reach deep into pores to eliminate bacteria that causes acne.
  • Second a yellow BBL light will then be directed into the area to calm inflammation. 
  • Final step your skin will be treated with infrared light using SkinTyte II, providing quick pulses of laser energy to stimulate the natural healing process.

What Results Can I Expect After a Forever Clear BBL:

Other treatments can be combined with Forever Clear BBL such as, skincare, microneedling, BBL . Here at Knott Street Dermatology we are the go to in Portland, OR for full service acne and skin care. If you would like to discuss your skin care needs with one of our two aesthetic providers and receive a customized treatment plan to get you on the path to clear and healthy skin, please contact us to schedule your consultation.

Typically, patients will see improvement after the first treatment, but it is recommended for optimal results patients undergo at least four treatments, each performed one week apart. Each individual’s number of treatments and follow up treatments varies based on their type and severity of acne.



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Our team is made up of experienced professionals
excited to help and provide personalized care just for you.


Alicia McCarthy, ND

Dr. Alicia McCarthy earned her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology degree from California State University of Fullerton in 2008 and her Naturopathic Medical degree in 2017 from National University of Natural Medicine in Portland, OR. The twelve years Dr. McCarthy spent working in emergency medicine as an EMT set the foundation for the provider she is today. She now specializes in aesthetic medicine, dedicating her continuing education and practice to staying current on the latest techniques and products. Dr. McCarthy believes in aging gracefully. She takes the time to sit down with each patient and find out what this means for them.

Prior to joining Knott Street Dermatology, Dr. McCarthy had her own practice in Lake Oswego focused on aesthetic medicine, hormone balancing, thyroid conditions, and IV medicine.

Originally from Southern California, Dr. McCarthy has lived in Portland for the last eleven years. When she is not working Dr. McCarthy stays busy with her two young kids, husky pup, and husband. They enjoy spending time outside, camping, swimming, and playing at the park.

Rachel Almada advanced Aesthetician from KNOTT STREET DERMATOLOGY

Rachel Almada LE,CAE

Rachael graduated from the Aesthetics Institute in 2020 and recently acquired a Bachelor of Arts from Portland State University. Coming from a dermatology background, Rachael has a passion for skin health and sun protection. Her favorite part about being an Advanced Aesthetician is helping patients reach their skin goals and watching their confidence build because of it. She understands that everyone’s skin requires its own unique approach whether it’s a treatment plan or a skincare regimen.

When she is out of the office, Rachael enjoys traveling, trying new food, making art, and doing pretty much anything outdoors – especially if it includes her Doberman-mix pup, Rubio!

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