Acne Scar Removal

Acne scars can be tough to beat. Most common kinds of acne damage include the damage to the collagen fibers, which may leave light or darkened pigmented areas on the skin, and an increased production of scar tissues. However, a number of treatment options are available that tackle this problem effectively, like, fillers, laser therapy, chemical peels and many others depending on your skin type, kind of damage and other factors.

Reviews from the Community

Radiesse for Indented Cheek Acne Scars

Let me start off by saying that I am an African American female who had horrible cystic acne when i was younger; which has left indentions(sunken) in both cheeks that is noticeable when i smile. I just had Radiesse injected into my cheeks yesterday by a doctor in Houston and the results were amazing. I have never felt so proud of my appearance. Being african american there is risk with Hyper... READ MORE

DermaPen is Good for Acne Scars - Darwin

DermaPen treatment makes my skin smoother and the healing time is fast. The clinician put some numbing cream on my cheeks 40mins before the treatment. Therefore, it is not hurting at all but you might feel like someone is using the facial cleaning brush and brushing your face. The clinician said that I can put on mineral foundation 2 days later after the treatment. READ MORE

Microdermabrasion: Great for Acne Scars!

Right at the outset, I must state that microdermabrasion is a procedure that needs to be thoroughly and meticulously researched by YOU, before you take that "first step"; make absolutely certain that you are a potential candidate—or you'll end up with an "unhappy face." To begin, I will address the issue of cost; this absolutely depends on where you live. I... READ MORE

Acne Scars - Chicago, IL

I suffered from acne scars for a couple of years before I sought treatment. I saw about 3 different plastic surgeons and made little progress on my scarring. My self esteem was shot and I tried to avoid mirrors. Then I met Dr. Anil Shah. During my consultation I was blown away by his knowledge, compassion and dedication. I have been seeing him for over 3 years now ( I started with TCA... READ MORE

Fraxel Does Improve Acne Scars - Joliet, IL

I am 20 years old and i recently had 6 fraxel treatments for acne scars on my cheeks. its been 6 months since my last treatment and i have seen alot of improvement of my acne scars. my skin looks smoother and it looks like i never had acne scars. i also have fewer breakouts then i used to from fraxel. i am so happy with my results that i can actually look in the mirror and like what i see. my... READ MORE

Acne Scars - Tucson, AZ

Hi, my name is Cristina. I had very bad acne all over my forehead, temples, and chin. It started around the time I was in 5th grade. I had to grow up with names like “pizza face” because I could not help but pick on my acne and it would leave my face all red and blotchy. It got so bad that I would not leave the house without at least foundation on because I was so self-conscious about peo... READ MORE

Aching with Acne Scars - Manhattan, NY

I have always been bothered by the scars left by teenage acne. I decided to do a TCA peel. It was performed in the doctor's office. As the liquid is being applied, you start to feel the heat. To help alleviate the doctor had fans blowing on my face. This helped tremendously. My face turned first white, then red, and then like a sunburn peeled. To help with the facial stiffness, I used creams.... READ MORE

Active FX for Acne Scars

-I was having rhinoplasty and decided to try to improve my acne scarring, so I can't comment on pain during procedure as I was out. I have had acne since high school, and I am 33- female. I somehow seem to scar from every pimple or scratch, so I was VERY hesitant to have a laser treatment. I had a C02 laser done 10 years ago- when it was like they lasered till they saw bone- and it was the... READ MORE

Pixel and IPL for Acne Scars

I had my fifth pixel and IPL treatment yesterday. I am getting six altogether. The doctor combines the two each time. The total price each time is $750 - 250 for the pixel and 500 for the IPL. I think the pixel would be much more if I didn't get the IPL. Plus, I only get the pixel on my cheeks where the acne scars are, while I get the IPL on my entire face for the red spots from pimples... READ MORE

Didn't Work for my Acne Scars

I had 4 sessions of fraxel treatment last year for my acne scars. I just don'e see any difference on my skin. READ MORE

Acne Scars Not As Noticeable!

So far I have had one peel and after 5 years of being depressed when I look at my skin I am happy with the results. Its not 100% gone but what do you expect from something that does not contain any acids. I had pin point acne scars and I had the peel done 1 week ago and it did work. Of course I will need to have another but I am happy with the results so far, and yes it does hurt a lot... READ MORE

Fraxel Dual to Treat Acne Scars.

decided to proceed with the procedure despite the risks because: 1) I feel indestructable, 2) My acne scar bothers me so much that I think the risk is well worth it.

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Fraxel Laser - Acne Scars and Discoloration

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I have tiny brown spray spots all over my skin. I have read on this forum that its normal. I hope this will help with my acne scars and laugh lines on my face, has anyone had good results for acne scar removal from this laser, if not can someone recommend me one. Thanks

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Fraxel Laser for Acne Scars

I have the worst acne ever,(cystic acne) is the one that leave the deep indents scars on the face. I have my face almost disfigured. I had deep and shallow acne scars on my skin on my cheecks, besides my big pores. My face looked like a map. I met a surgeon that was referred to me and he combines three procedure to improve the acne scars. First he did fat transfer (for the deep scars), then... READ MORE

Resurfacing for Acne Scars - Oviedo, FL

I had a one time laser resurfacing through MedSpa in oviedo, fl. It wasnt a fraxel ; some othe rmethod. The first month after I was very red and peely but after getting through that my skin looks at least 50% better. i did this because I have had scarring terribly; this is what happens when you pick at those pimples!! I have tried just about everything from creams to oils to microderm to... READ MORE

Small Acne Scars

I had my peel done five days ago and went to see the beautian to remove the leftover skin. I still have some flaking skin and the top layer of skin was still peeling!!Nonetheless, I do notice a difference in my skin. I had small acne scars on my cheek that didn't seem to be going anywhere and decided on Dr Christine Schrammek green peel. During the early stages of it does feel rough - felt... READ MORE

Acne Scar Treatment - Sydney, AU

I have acne scars . I had a big operation with my dearest doctor Darryl Hodgkinson 15 years ago . I had an unbelievable improvement like 60-70 percent I could say . I was extremely happy . Recently I went to see him to find out if any resurfacing could be done . he said that best non surgical treatment at the moment is INFINI skin treatment with 3 times once a month . I have full trust in... READ MORE

Acne Scars Gone - Steens, MS

I never ever thought that i could get rid  of my awful acne scars. I had too many of them and i had started to hate the way i look. I must have tried every possible cream and treatment, all those shown on tv with celebrities endorsing them but nothing worked. Ofcourse i tried proactiv, which has helped me by stopping acne break outs now, but the scars that past break outs have left me ,... READ MORE

ProFractional Laser for Acne Scars - Kansas

I paid 700 to have only my cheek area done it is day 7 I am still really red and somewhat swollen. And under all that redness are my acne scars. I was told it would smooth my scaring but all it did was make my face red and swollen and the scars are still there. There isnt even a slight difference. I would reccomend keep your money and get a good makeup. READ MORE

Smartxide for Acne Scars

I had the smartxide therapy done on my face almost a month ago for moderate acne scars. I am 37 yrs old, fair skinned. I was told that I would not be satisfied with my treatment, that my scars would most likely require 2-3.After my first treatment, I would have to agree. Although I see improvement in the smoothness of my skin. I most definately READ MORE