Acne Scar Treatment

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What are acne scars?

Acne scars are permanent textural changes and indentations that occur on skin due to severe acne and scars cannot be erased.

How are acne scar caused?

Acne scarring is often the result of delayed and/or inadequate medical treatment but can develop despite appropriate medical therapy. Collagen and other tissue damage, secondary to inflammation of acne, leads to permanent skin texture changes and fibrosis.

Type of acne scars:

  • Hypertrophic or keloidal scars- thick lumpy scars.
  • Ice-pick scars- these are deep, narrow, pitted scars
  • Rolling scars- broad depression with a sloping edge
  • Boxcar scar- broad depression with sharply defined edges
  • Atrophic scars- flat, thin scars or depressed scars

Treatment of acne scars

Acne scars can be managed by AESTHETIC APPROACH

  • Microdermabrasion
  • Chemical peeling
  • Chemical reconstruction of skin scars( CROSS)
  • Dermal fillers

Minor surgical approach

  • Dermabrasion
  • Subcision
  • Fat transfer
  • Scar revision
  • Punch techniques
  • Dermaroller/dermapen with or without PRP
  • Laser resurfacing

FAQ on Acne Scar Treatment

Yes. Acne does not just discriminate based on age. The reason that several teens get acne is that rising hormonal agents of puberty set off their condition. You might be experiencing adult acne from hormone variations due to maternity, menstruations, or menopause. You can also establish acne as a side effect from specific hormone-containing medications like contraception, testosterone supplements, or other medications like steroids or seizure drugs. Some adult males and females will continue to generate acne just because their genetics also create their pores to obstruct conveniently.

Numerous acne treatments are available based on age, gender, and intensity, among other factors. Mild or modest acne situations can be treated with topical creams or gels. Oral antibiotics or hormone-regulating drugs can be reliable for even more inflammatory acne. Isotretinoin (Accutane) is a valuable tool for highly persistent or severe acne. Other types of acne therapy can also be used, such as particular light or photodynamic therapies. Divine Dermatology uses various acne treatment approaches, so call us today to arrange an assessment.

If over-the-counter acne therapies and mild face cleaning don't benefit you, it's a great time to arrange a visit with us. Instances of severe acne require an extra aggressive therapy plan to stop acne scars from taking place.

No. The appearances of acne and rosacea can be comparable, yet they are not the same skin condition. Rosacea are generally tends to affect people in their 30s or 40s and also beyond. Rosacea is more likely to produce a rose-color appearance from soreness, flushing, and damaged blood vessels. You can get pimple-like bumps on the nose and cheeks, yet they typically do not cap and can not be popped. Suppose you are not precisely sure which problem you are managing.