These were originally pimples that were picked at, what can I do about the scarring?
What Can Be Done to Clear Up These Scars Left Behind from Acne? (photo)
Doctor Answers (1)
Numerous things can be done!
The basic treatment and least costly would be for you to get a dermaroller and our collagen gel and use them at least daily. Next level would be the dermapen treatment which uses a medical grade needler to cause new collagen formation. This would be the most cost efficient way to treat these acne scars. Next in line of cost would be a fractionated radiofequency treatment, followed by an erbium fractionated laser treatment. We could also do a fractionated CO2 laser treatment but only after absolute sun protection for 4-6 weeks. You should also be using a retinoid such as Retin-A nightly the rest of your life.
Hope this helps you!
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