Acne Scar is a very common condition seen in people like Acne. Acne scars have an unsightly appearance and can also affect the patient by affecting their self-esteem.
Scarring in Acne begins early and can affect 90% of patients depending on the severity of Acne and delay in treatment. Some people are more likely to see Scars when their Acne clears. The risk increases when a person.
Has inflammatory (swollen, reddish, and painful) Acne These often include Acne cysts and nodules. This type of Acne tends to penetrate deep into the skin, which damages the skin.
When acne breakout penetrates the skin , they damage the skin below it . Once teh acne clears the skin tries to heal. This healing process can lead to :
Depending on the type of healing response , the acne scars will be different :
Acne scars once developed require different treatment modalities depending on the type of scar . People get confused with the various names that float around in the market to make the treatment more lucrative . We have to understand that basically only the following treatment modalities are available that can be either used in combination or alone to treat an Acne Scar. At Clinic Eximus , we use a combination of methods to give you lasting results for Acne Scar .
The basis of this Treatment is to stimulate Collagen production. Since we understood earlier that the amount of collagen produced determines the type of scar. Hence the Depressed scars, which are caused by reduced collagen are the best first for this type of Treatment.
Collagen induction can be achieved by various techniques like.
This Treatment stimulates the skin to produce more collagen and thus treating depressed Scars like the Icepik ,Box Scar and Rolling Scars. It uses devices with microneedles that puncture the skin, thereby creating an injury which the body repairs by producing collagen.
When a patient wants to reduce the appearance of Acne scarring over a large area, then Resurfacing Treatments are recommended. Resurfacing allows the layers of skin to be removed at a Microscopic level, thereby stimulating skin to produce new skin cells leading to production of an even skin. Resurfacing works well on Acne Scars that are flat and not very deep.
Different techniques are available to do resurfacing like.
The two most common lasers used for resurfacing are CO2 and Erbium . Each laser vaporises the damaged skin at surface level , thus the new skin develops.
This uses the Fractionated co2 Laser that uses mini pulses of Laser to vaporise the skin Recovery may take upto 2 weeks.
Uses Erbium Laser to Resurface Can be used in deeper Scars Laser downtime.
Chemical Peels can give amazing results in Treatment of different types of Acne Scars. They can also be used to treat deep Acne Scars. Peels like Jessners, Cross Peel , Yellow peel achieve desired results with lesser costing than Laser Treatments.
It uses specialised machines to micro abrade the skin at microscopic level. It is useful for superficial and shallow scars Effective No downtime Painless, no numbing required.
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Acne is temporary, but unfortunately Acne scarring is permanent . Scarring in Acne occurs early, depending on severity of Acne and delay in treatment.
Parents of adolescents should be counseled to start treatment in the early stages and not wait till it becomes severe . Most parents delay treatment in the belief that Acne is a part of Growing phase and will go away. This is not the right approach . Treating Acne as soon as it develops is the most effective way to avoid it.
When the child grows up most teenagers start over the counter treatments or medications advised by their friends , chemist or over the Internet many times. They end up applying medicines that do not treat but worsen the Acne. This becomes a vicious cycle and can lead to severe Acne Scars . it is advisable not to use such medicines .
Simple things you can do to avoid Acne Scars are :
Yes acne scar treatments do work , combination treatments work better, the earlier you start the treatment , the better will be the results .
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