Alternative to Lasers for Acne Scars?

If lasers don't work for acne scars, which acne scar treatment is next best?

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Alternative to lasers for acne scars


For rolling, spoon-shaped scars, I like subcision (needling the scar tissue to promote collagen growth) and spot chemical peel application for ice-pick type scars.  If you have a few larger ice-pick type scars, punch removal followed by re-surfacing (laser or chemical) works quite nicely.

Good luck.

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