I have deep, ice pick type scar. What would be the best treatment for me?

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Ice Pick Scars/Acne Scars-TCA Cross, excision, microneedling/prp, lasers

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Ice pick scarring needs TCA cross, punch excision and/or surgical removal and often needs to be combined with lasers and microneedling/prp for best results. you should see a scarring expert. Best, Dr. Emer


Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
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Ice pick scarring solution

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These are treated best with TCA cross and/or Infini. Some have recommended punch excision but I wouldn't do that. 

Steven F. Weiner, MD
Panama City Facial Plastic Surgeon
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