Possible to Remove Depressions Caused by Acne?

is it possible to remove big holes due to acne? i already took microdermabration treatment but it did not give such type of result..

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Depressed acne scars are treatable

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Microdermabrasion is very slow for removing scars, even if it was done to the point of bleeding. Acne scars respond best to fractionated CO2 laser, traditional dermabrasion, and fillers. Ice pick scars are best removed first with punch excision and then followed by the above treatments. Someone with darker skin like you should be pre treated with hydroquinone cream and you must use good sun protection after the treatment. You are in best hands with someone with extensive experience with this type of problem especially with a darker complexion as the risk of complications is higher.

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