We each have some older methods that still work, which work really well for depressed scars. For example, for acne scars which are kind of depressed. They kind of cut that down and so we use, actually, what is call subsicion, where we numb out the are and then we go underneath and break up all those attachments. Then the skin just pops up, it plumps it up. And of course, the other thing you can use is filler materials, which there are a number of now, to help fill in the scars as well. Those are the other things that we have done. The final thing which we also often do for scars when people have icepick scars wherein these acne scars that are the little holes. Those actually can be surgically removed [inaudible 00:00:48] tiny little circular blade, take the scar out, put a stitching and then that makes the scar much, much better.

Is Subcision the Best Treatment for my Acne Scars?

Doctor George J. Hruza explains what techniques are used to reduce and remove acne scarring.