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Face| Acne Scars

The causes of acne scars

Scars from acne can seem like double punishment as you had to deal with the pimples first, then now you have to suffer from the marks following acne break out. Most serious scarring is caused by the more severe forms of acne, with nodules more likely to leave permanent scars than other types of acne.

There are different types of scars and our doctor will suggest different treatment to you based on your severity and type of scars.

1) Ice pick scars

- It is common after chicken pox, forceful extraction or pinching of acne. Ice pick scars are best treated with scar revision with subcision technique and Revival ECO2 laser and Revival Infini Radiofrequency machine.

2) Rolling scars

- These types of scars appear as rolling or "wave-like" undulations across otherwise normal appearing skin. Rolling scars are best treated with subcision.

3) Boxcar scars

- Boxcar scars are round or oval depressions with steep vertical sides. Wider than ice picks, boxcar scars give the skin a pitted appearance. Treatments for boxcar scars include punch excision, dermal fillers, and laser resurfacing.

Effective treatments for acne scars :

1) Surgical Subcision Technique

It is a simple procedure that helps to treat sunken scars .it will release the pulling bands ( fibrous bands) at the deeper skin layer while helps to stimulate collagen production through healing process.

2) Revival PRP treatment

PRP is used to enhance the scar revision result and to prevent recurrence of scars formation. PRP is rich with growth factors and these multi potent regenerative cells will heal the damaged skin by increase blood circulation, new skin tissue formation.

3) Revival ECO2 laser

Revival eco2 laser can be used for skin mild to deep sunken scars by creating numerous microscopic laser punctures, which help promote microcirculation and new cell production. Regular treatments will help to replace the scar tissue with new healthier skin.

4) Revival Scar Resurfacing

Chemical peels can help to lessen the appearance of superficial scars on the skin, particularly those caused by acne. It will exfoliate/ remove the top superficial skin layer of dead cells. This treatment will not only even out the skin tone and texture, but also lift and lighten superficial scars.

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