Acne or Pimples may bother individuals during their puberty or when hormonal fluctuations are there. Acne may result in deep Scars, if not treated on time and these scars are all the more troublesome as they are quite resistant to local cream or ointment application. Lasers which have deep penetration with controlled fluency may help the patients with Scars left due to Acne or Scars because of pimples.
Surgical treatment is a useful adjunct to hasten response in scar. It leads to quicker resolution of lesions, reduces inflammation & hence has the potential to reduce scarring.
A common acne scar treatment, dermabrasion removes the top layer of skin by gently “sanding” the skin.
Your healthcare provider injects medication directly into the scar, making it smaller and flatter. Corticosteroid injections can reduce the size of keloid scars.
Several types of laser and light treatments can make scars (including acne scars) less noticeable.
An elastic bandage, dressing or stocking puts pressure on a wound during the healing process.
A range of surgical procedures can remove a scar, improve its appearance or transplant skin from another area (Skin graft ). This is an exchange of one type of scar for a different, more preferable scar.