Why Are Acne Scars Are Imposible to Get Rid of Completely?

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Acne Scars

Acne scars are always diffiult to deal with, because unfortunately scars are permanent.  Treating them usually means camouflageing in someway.  Injecting something underneath can help with the deflation, and sometimes lasers can plump up the collagen. Sometimes subcision or excision can help as well.

New York Plastic Surgeon
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A scar will always be a scar, so you can only reduce severity

Once scar tissue forms, even sofisticated fractional CO2 lasers will improve, not eliminate the scar tissue. Most people do feel the usual 60-80% improvement, however, gives them more confidence and soothes the psychological scars of the acne.

Mary P. Lupo, MD
New Orleans Dermatologist
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