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Sagging skin and scars
The scarring can be approached with CoolTouch laser and/or microneedling, with topical retinoids.
Sculptra Aesthetic for Sagging
For scarring, I've seen excellent results with non-ablative lasers, such as the ResurFX and CO2 systems I offer at my practice. Finally there is no contraindication to have taken Accutane like medications in the past and doing laser treatments. We usually wait at least 6-12 months after completing your medication course though.
Sagging Skin and Acne Scars
Sculptra would be a great treatment for you to give your skin a lift and help look natural. Your scars would best be treated with Fraxel Laser. The 1550 setting of the Fraxel will provide great results after a few treatments and little down time. Thermage could be utilized as well to give your skin tightening and help build up your body's own natural collagen. Please find a board certified dermatologist in your area to give you the best cosmetic results.
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Treatment of sagging cheeks and acne scarring
micro-needling machine combined with RejuvaCells growth factor serum and we have been getting excellent results for treatment of acne scars.
You can follow the video link above to learn more about micro-needling and human growth factor serums.
Fillers and Dermapen
Have you considered skin needling ( micropen) vs fractional laser? We are seeing great results for acne scars - better than with lasers.
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