My age is 19. I have acne scars. What do I do?

Hello doctor . I am 19 years old . Previously i was suffering from acne . But now my pimples are gone but the acne scars (holes) are left on my face which looks very ugly please suggest a suitable remedy . THANKS

Doctor Answers 4

Acne Scar Treatment -- Lasers (Fraxel, Co2, Erbium), Microneedling/PRP, Subcision, Surgical Revision

I suggest a combination treatment with a series of lasers, fillers, microneedling/PRP.  Please see an expert for a consultation.  Best, Dr. Emer.


Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
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Acne Scar treatment

Fractional Lasers such as the Fraxel Dual and Fraxel Repair are my main workhorse lasers for treating acne scars.  Some cases require fillers, and possibly scar excision but, generally we start with Fraxel. 

Acne scar treatment

I like to use Infini for acne scars. It takes 2-3 in most cases. If there remains deeper scars, these can be filled with Bellafill. 

Steven F. Weiner, MD
Panama City Facial Plastic Surgeon
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We are seeing really great results for acne scars using Microneedling with PRP.  I recommend 4 treatments spaced 4-6 weeks apart.   We then follow up with a skin care routine that will keep skin healthy and glowing.  Best of luck to you!

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