What procedure would help get rid of my acne scarring? (photos)
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Acne Scars Treatment
Thank you for your question. Microneedling is a great option for treating acne scarring. Consult with your nearest practictioner and see what options there are for treatment of your scarring.
Laser + Subcision + PRP
From your photos, your scars look like the box scar and shallow rolling type scars, although box scars predominate. In my experience, the best treatment for this condition is fully ablative laser resurfacing (does not matter whether its erbium or CO2). For the rolling scars that give the wavy look in the skin, this is best approached by subcision followed by implanting PRP or dermal fillers especially in the hollowed out temples. Not only this improves the scarring, it also creates a more youthful look. This approach will require a week's recovery. If patients are downtime averse, which means they can only handle only handle a night or a weekend downtime, then collagen induction treatments with fractional microneedling (whether Dermapen or Infini) and fractional laser resurfacing will work too, as long as they understand that multiple treatments are needed and that each treatment will only bring about little improvement.
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