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Many types of scars exist such as fine, deep ice pick scars, broader-based skin depressions, or angular scars. Acne scarring can vary from a few superficial scars to many deep disfiguring scars.
Scarring results from significant cystic and nodular acne.
Uneven skin texture, poor self esteem because of extensive scarring.
- Surgical Scar Excision by punch biopsy or suture surgery
- Laser Surgery: Extensive laser resurfacing, regional resurfacing with CO2 and/or Erbium:YAG Lasers, or non-ablative lasers including: Smoothbeam Laser, Starlux Fractional Resurfacing
- Dermabrasion: Mechanical rotary device to surgically plane the skin
- Topical treatments including retinoids (Retin-A) and topical antibiotics as adjunctive therapies