What is the best method to treat remaining boxcar and pitted scars? (Photos)
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Remaining box car and ice pick scars and how to treat them
You have ice pick and box car scars but you also have some atrophic volume loss as well. You need to treat your scars with different approaches. You can treat all of your scars with one treatment using a 5-7 step process. Find someone near you that has this same approach using multiple different approaches that treats multiple different levels. You don't have to go through multiple different approaches at different times and prolong your improvement. This can all be done in one treatment.
Acne Scarring -- Lasers (Fraxel, Co2/Erbium, VIVA, Intensif); Microneedling/PRP, Fillers (Bellafill); Subcision; Punch Excision
You need a combination approach which will entail a number of laser, microneedling/PRP, filler and TCA cross treatments. Surgery or subcision maybe necessary as well. Best, Dr. Emer.
Treatment for pitted acne scars
I would likely start with TCA CROSS. This is a non-invasive procedure which uses high-strength TCA to promote collagen formation and smooth the skin. It is important to see an expert and apply the TCA in precise fashion. Too much TCA can cause too much injury and make scars worse. I have been doing TCA CROSS treatment for over a decade with good results. It is usually beneficial to do multiple treatment sessions over time.
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I concur with Dr Weiner. TCA cross, infini and subscision as a start. I expect that multiple sessions will be needed. Find an acne scar expert.
Treatment of refractory acne scarring
Thank you for your question. The type of scars you have are harder to treat than some others. I find that a combination of subcision, possible punch excision, and fillers may be good options. Aggressive microneedling has also been helpful in some of our patients who have scarring similar to yours. Best of luck.
Improving acne scarring after treatments
I think I could get you better with the Infini and subcision. TCA cross can help too. Filler will work for rolling scars mostly and not sure of the benefits in your case.
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