Wold a derma roller or pen work on my atrophic surgical scar that's had laser before? (photo)
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Depressed Acne Scar
I am optimistic that you can get significant improvement in your scar. Dermaroller and Dermastamp will improve the quality of the skin overlying the depression, however, combination treatment will be required for optimal results. The scar is likely tethered and will need to have deep scar tissue freed up. The underlying void will then need to be filled to bring it up to the level of the surrounding tissue. The long term texture and quality of the skin can be addressed with fractional laser or microneedling. Research is underway with the delivery of growth factors and stem cells to the area for regeneration.
Rolling and Atrophic scars
Dear patient, Rolling and atrophic scars need subcision and a filler to "puff the scars up to the normal skin level". Dermapen and needling helps but from the photo it seems that your scars are deeper and tethered down. I suggest you find an experienced acne surgeon and discuss subcision and dermal fillers. I also like the Cool touch CT III laser for these types of scars.
Subcision with 18 G Nokor
For more info see the resource and videos on the web reference. You will benefit from subcision and possibly only one or two filling sessions. All the best, Dr Davin Lim
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This type of scar requires a combination approach to get improvement. I recommend lasers, microneedling/prp, subcision and fillers. It may take a series of treatments. I suggest getting a formal evaluation with an acne scarring expert. Best, Dr. Emer
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