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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30 Year Old with Bad Acne Scarring and Uneven Skin Tone with Deep Acne Holes. VAMPIRE FACIAL!!!!! - Lake Jackson, TX

I suffered 4 years with acne and it had left me holes and scars with uneven skin tone. I was embarrased to look at someone in the eyes I felt as if all the attention was where my scars were. I am glad I came across gulf coast plastic surgery center and met Marilyn wow amazing staff and smooth... 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

Beware: Dermapen Skin Needling Caused More Holes and Scars on my Face - San Francisco, CA

I am a 31 year old Asian Male and I've undergone a Skin Needling Procedure using a Dermapen. I've had atrophic scars which are a combination of box and ice pick scars prior to treatment. I've had cystic acne in the past and this had left me with deep scars. The doctor who did my treatment was a... 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

Suffering from Acne Scars - Orlando, FL

So I want to give a brief summary on my acne. Since middle school I have been dealing with acne. I have tried minocyclin, doxycyclin, spironolactone, clindamycin phosphate lotion, ziana, and tretinoin cream. But nothing has worked. I almost even went on accutane but ended up chickening out.... 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

Skinpen Treatment - 2 Treatments-waiting for Result. Jacksonville, FL

I have mild acne scarring for 3-4 years now, specially on my right cheek. I tried eCO2 laser back in March 2014. The doctor said I only needed 1-2 treatments. However, after my first treatment, I had to move to Florida for a job opportunity so I could not get my 2nd treatment done. I do not know... READ MORE

Going for Punch Excision/Silikon-1000

I have posted a review on Fraxel Re-Store and I had an okay outcome with it but I still have about 12 very tiny hole on my face that I can't stand! I am having the cut out through excision and I am also getting silicone microdroplets and than another laser after all this is over. Thoughts???... READ MORE

Starlux 1540 + Subcision - done - Philadelphia, PA

I have moderate acne scarring on my cheeks and rather severe scars on my chin. (Rolling scars). I took Accutane in my 20s, and it was a wonder drug. It cured my cystic acne and plumped up my skin. About ten years later, a slow progression of scar visibility began. Now, in my 40s, I am very... READ MORE

13 Years Old, Acne Treatment and a Problem Skin. Roseville, CA

I have an excellent experience with Dr. Antipov about my problems with skin. I'm 13 and I have a problem skin. I went to a few dermatologists and all of them told me the same "pills". I found out later that those pills have a lot of side effects and are very dangerous. So I declined them. Then I... READ MORE

Thousands of Dollars Spent to Reduce Appearance of Acne Scars - Concord, CA

I finished Accutane 11 years ago, and since then, I have spent thousands of dollars to reduce my acne scars. During this time I have seen 3 different professionals who specialize in treating acne scars. I have had the following treatments: 1 25% TCA peel, series of 6 microdermabrasion... READ MORE

unbelievable - Pensacola, FL

I had the pro-fractional done for acne scars. I'm sixty years old and thought perhaps a facelift would be the best. However,I met with a wonderful plastic surgeon that advised against a facelift and said the pro-fractional would work far better. I was so skeptical, I mean I waited almost 30... READ MORE

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