Acne Scars Treatment

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Acne treatments refer to any method used to lessen acne, both non-inflammatory (blackheads, whiteheads, and milia), or inflammatory (pustules, papules, nodules and cysts). Treatments can include topicals that include retinoids, like Retin-A, or a prescription oral medication like Accutane. Other common treatments include: salicylic acid peels, laser and LED therapies, photodynamic therapy (Levulan), Fraxel laser, and intense pulsed light (IPL). LEARN MORE ›

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100% Tca Cross

I got 100% tca cross done to one cheek today. I did half my face so I would heal faster in the target area and see how it goes. It stung alot and frosted very fast. I'm hoping the results are good, I will post the progression. Still no scabbing. I wasn't sure when I would scab but I assumed I... READ MORE

Subcision 2x for Mild, Mixed Scarring - California

Underwent two rounds of subcision: first procedure in February, second in April. I think the smaller scars are virtually unnoticeable but I'm not quite sure about a significant improvement in the large clustering of the larger boxcar (?) scars on my cheek. Friends/family indicate a 30-60%... READ MORE

24 Years Old, Micro Laser Peel Combined with Profractional for Mild to Moderate Acne Scars/uneven Texture - Riverhead, NY

***Long Read, but very informative I assure you!*** I've had acne since I was twelve and just found out I also have rosacea. After years and years of finally figuring it out (hormones, genes, and not the best diet) I have finally rid myself of the acne, but have been left with mild to moderate... READ MORE

PRP Micro Needle Pen Punch Excissions Subscissions Photo Facials Dot Lazer Hydra Facials Peels - Indianapolis, IN

So here is my story I have suffered from Sever Acne since my early 20's I am now 37 In my 20"s I took Acutane and had 90 Excision done for my ice pick scars followed by a full CO2 lazer. I was very disappointed and was left with excisions scars that were worse than the original Ice Pick... READ MORE

Acne Scars. Need advice on treatment: fillers/CO2 Laser/Excision HELP

I had cystic acne in high school and occasionally still have break outs. Unfortanetly it left my right check with indented "ice pick" scars and I have a few on my chin from some breakouts in college. Please help me find the best treatment. I need professional and experienced advice if you have... READ MORE

MLP and Profractional Laser for Acne Scars - Corpus Christi, TX

I started a treatment plan to help in the reduction of my acne scars. I am 42 years old and suffered adult acne in my thirties after i decided to get off of birth control to get pregnant. During this time my hormones were all over the place causing me to break out in Cystic type of acne that... READ MORE

37 Y/o F with Acne Scars on Face---Juvederm XC!!!!! - Nashville, TN

I had moderate acne on my face from age 15-22. We were not fortunate enough to afford Accutane so I had to live with it/cover it up with make up. In college, Proactiv came out and I eagerly tried it. No changes. Around age 23, my acne was gone but I was left with scars on both of my cheeks... READ MORE

26 Year Old Female with Dark Acne Scars and Crater Like Scars - Los Angeles, CA

25 year old Caucasian female with very light skin. I'm looking to get something done to even out my skin tone the best I can. I was looking into phenol peels, but wasn't sure if that or a laser would be my best bet in bettering my skin. I only have the scarring on my cheeks but I also want to... READ MORE

Answer to Prayer - Acne Scars Dramatically Improved - Bellevue, WA

It was a pretty long procedure. First he did a CO2 laser then I believe he lifted my skin and put fat underneath to lift the scars. Then he sanded the scars down and lasered and sanded again! My face looked really bad but it's exactly 1 month now and I'm finally able to go out. I still need to... READ MORE

42 Years Old - Need Advise on Treatment Options for my Acne Scars - Karachi, Pakistan

Hi Everyone, I have severe acne scars from my adult hood and they need correction. I had an excision of several scars done on my left cheek few years back by Dr. Edward Seaton in London, but that also left an indented scar of surgery and therefore, I wouldn't recommend excision for acne scars.... READ MORE

18yrs Old, Want Too Improve my Scars , Help! Corpus Christi, TX

I know I have pigmentantion due to acne it will naturally go away. My concern is my scars , I have acne scars as well as scars since I was a child . My question is what can I do to improve them , iv done alot of research and I don't wanna pay for the mimic fractional lasers cause a family... READ MORE

Level 3 Chemical Peel, TCA Cross for Acne Scars on Hispanic Fitzpatrick IV - Summerville, SC

After consulting with 3 different dermatologists and Estheticians and researching the recommended modalities (co2 micro-ablative laser, micro-needling/derma pen, etc) , I decided to go with the level 3 chemical peel and TCA cross. I had acne since early teens and have some ice pick scars on my... READ MORE

41 Year Old, Had Subcision with Fat Transfer on Both my Cheeks - Vadodara, India

I have had severe acne scars on both my cheeks since past 23 years. It didn't bother me as much until recently when I started working out and my scars got worse. After reading the reviews in this forum I consulted a PS in India who does subcision. Based on his recommendation I had subcision with... READ MORE

Early 20s, Advice Needed for Acne Depressions!

I have had recurring acne throughout my teen years, and bad habits and poor handling had caused me to suffer the ill fated scarring on my face. I have taken Nimegen (a type of iso) for a few years and have pretty much cleared everything up. I am not sure if i have deep or mild scars, but it... READ MORE

Both Cheeks and Temples with Acne Scarring - Side Profile Fix - New York

Will Subcision and how much fillers will fix my profile view?? My front view is pleasant and I'm happy with that. But hate hate side profiles now!!! Please help!!! I don't need 100% fix, just a 30 to 50% is fine. Want to soften the scars right under my cheekbone. How much fillers will I need... READ MORE

31 Years Old - Bulgaria

For a first time I make a chemical peel maybe 8 time, than made once dermabrasion, than once CO2 laser and then start to make a new Ematrix technology because doctor says that is new thing and it is a innovation for acne scar treatment. I made Ematrix five time. I am little bit sick and tired.... READ MORE

17 Years Old Suffering from Acne Scars - India

I'm 17 years old and suffering from some mild and some deep scars please suggest me which treatment will work the best for me. One of my scar has made a wide crater on my skin. I too have large pores on the skin besides my nose above my cheeks. I had taken isotroin for my acne which are now no... READ MORE

PRP and Fractional Laser Treatment - South Korea, KR

So I'm going in to my clinic for my first treatment of fractional laser, which will be focused on acne scars on my forehead. I will also be getting PRP on my whole face. I live in south Korea but am British and caucasian. After reading reviews on here about the laser I got really scared and went... READ MORE

What Should I Do

Hi. I've been really depressed over my skin. What can be done for this type of scars? Roughly how many sessions would be needed? Also, will it heal on its own since I'm still young (17). Does retin-A work as well?? Some one please please please give advice since I'm rly on the verge of breaking down READ MORE

Palomar 1540 Laser for Acne Scar - Mountain View, CA

I'm asian and this is my third times laser both my cheeks the price is good but i only see very little improvement, my Doc said i cannot see good result after 6 session so still waiting patiently you will see the pictures i attached from the day before the laser until the third session, after... READ MORE

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