Can my skin still be treated? (Photo)
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Acne scars and eMatrix, Fraxel, and injections
There are times when a combination of treatments are necessary to get rid of acne scars. I would suggest a combination of injections like Restylane to lift the scars and Fraxel or eMatrix to improve these scars. Please consult an expert in scar treatments for the best results.
Box car scars mixed scars, elastolysis on nose
Nose- bumps are secondary to loss collagen. This is commonly seen in patients who suffer from acne scars. Essentially the collagen and elastin supporting the pilosebaceous units are destroyed by inflammation. Lack of this scaffolding causes bumps or herniations on the surface. The solution? Restimulation of collagen with laser. A series of CO2 fractional laser can improve things by up to 30-50%. Results vary.
All the best
Dr Davin Lim
Laser and aesthetic dermatologist
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