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How Come I Have Two eMatrix Treatments So Far but the Acne Scars Still Look Visible?

I mean at first after the treatment the first few days it look like it was working but after that its seem like the scars still visible. The only difference I noticing is the texture is smoother then before the treatments. The Aestitician told me it suppose to heal deep to the upper surface. Im scheduling to have 4 microdermabrasion treatments after the ematrix will it help help me clear up the visible mark from the scarring? Help i don't to waste money on this cosmetic procedure.

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Santa Monica Ematrix

We continue to see very positive results with the Ematrix in our office. RF Sublation works well to even out acne scarring and improve skin tone. If you are still seeing your acne scars, it may very well be that you need more treatments or your acne scars are severe. Speak to your practitioner about your concerns. 

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Dr. Karamanoukian
Los Angeles


Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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EMatrix treatment results take several months

One of the great things about eMatrix treatments is that you'll see results build upon themselves over the coming months. This can also be frustrating because patients want immediate results. However, what you are doing with the treatments is building collagen and repairing under the skin, so it takes a few months for the results to really work from the bottom up. I think the microderms will be nice, but not all that effective for acne scarring. They help brighten and tone, but since they only remove a tiny layer of skin, microdermbrasion treatments really don't work well on deep acne scarring; eMatrix does, but it will take some time.

F. Victor Rueckl, MD
Las Vegas Dermatologist
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EMatrix for acne scarring

eMatrix can be a very effective procedure to treat mild to moderate acne scars. The standard treatment course is 3 to 4 sessions spaced 4 to 6 weeks apart but is customized based on the severity of the scarring. An effective treatment protocol for moderate to severe acne scars usually involves five to six monthly treatments.

Mitchell Schwartz, MD
South Burlington Dermatologic Surgeon
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