What is the best treatment for rolling, ice picks and boxcar acne scars, post Accutane?
Los Angeles, CA
1 year ago
What is the best treatment plan for acne scars? I believe my scars are a combination of rolling/boxcar/icepick. I have treated my acne with Accutane and have been off it since January 2014. Do I have to wait before starting treatment? Thank you. Please note: I am not after immediate results, I just want the BEST results possible, if they are timely - fine.
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Acne scars and Treatment
The best long term treatment post Accutane is the Fraxel Laser. You will need to wait a year post Accutane treatment to commence the Fraxel treatments. For the type of acne scars you are describing it will probably take at least 4 sessions to improve the appearance but you will not have much down time. Please find a board certified dermatologist with a great deal of experience with Fraxel for the best results.
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The best way to treat acne scars is with micro droplets of silicone. This is a permanent solution to acne scars. We can also combine this with a series of Fraxel laser.
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