Acne scars- fillers, subcision and fractional energy.
The video reference below explains a lot. You will need multiple sessions over months to achieve the best results.
Acne scar revision is a
specialised field. For the best results, one should target the acne scar type
with ideal treatments. For example deep ice pick scars, and narrow box car
scars can be treated with TCA CROSS peels, mixed scars, rolling, and atrophic
scars treated with fractional devices such as Fraxel, fractional lasers, and
INFINI radiofrequency. Atrophic scars (depressions) can be treated with either
fat grafts, or with HA dermal fillers. Tethered and anchored scars are best
treated with surgery.
The majority of patients
will have a collection of different scar types, and hence a tailored treatment
METHOD will be best. Careful examination, especially under angled lighting with
scar mapping will give you an understanding of what are the best options for
All the best,
Dr Davin Lim
Laser, surgical &
Acne Scarring -- Requires a Combination of Fractional Laser Resurfacing, Fillers Like Bellafill, Subcision and Eclipse Micropen
This type of scarring needs a series of combination treatments for improvement, you will never have cure but can get significant improvement over time with lasers, surgical excisions, subcision, fillers. Best, Dr. Emer.
You may want to consider fractional CO2 laser resurfacing, TCA cross, and/or saline subscission. What kind of doctor are you seeing. Make sure you consult with a board-certified dermatologist or plastic surgeon who specializes in treating acne scars. Good luck!
Severe Acne Scars
I am sorry for your experience with this surgical experience. You have severe acne and the results will not be perfect skin but through a combination of fillers and lasers such as eMatrix you can have significant improvement. Best, Dr. Green