Does Dermabrasion work on ice pick marks on my face?
Dermabrasion for Ice Pick Scars?
Doctor Answers (3)
Fixing the ice pick scars first then dermabrasion later is the best order.
Ice pick scars are best treated with punch grafting them first then about 6 weeks later , dermabrading them to blend them into the surrounding skin.
Dermabrasion for shallow acne scars
Dermabrasion is a very effective technique to correct some scars, including acne scars. Dermabrasion works by sending down the area around a scar so that the entire surface is on the same level.
For deeper scars, you may also benefit from subcision or possibly filling the area under the scar with a dermal filler.
Ice pick scars usually require multiple interventions
It may soften the appearance by 30 % but you may require excision with puch grafting to achieve an optimal outcome. More often than not, you will acheive a mazximum benefit from multiple sessions and numerous intereventions such as excision, grafting, dermabrasion and fillers.
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