Can subcision alone, without fillers, improve acne scars?
Does Subcision Without Fillers Still Improve Acne Scarring?
Doctor Answers (4)
Subcision can work without fillers
But you might maintain the correction longer and more permanently with fillers. I like the multi layered approach based on these same principles. co2 lasering is a big part of our approach as well.
Subcision without fillers for acne scars
I agree with the other two doctors. I think subcision has a place in the treatment of depressed acne scars but certainly the results are improved if you use a filler at the same time.
Subcision and Acne Scars
Acne scars can be very difficult to treat, depending on the severity and type. At its best, subcision helps to release the scar tissue making certain scars more amenable to other treatments such as filler. I think subcision is overrated and that there are other techniques that when well-utilized can get you excellent results without subcision. I recommend you consult with a board-certified dermatologist experienced in treating acne scars.