Advanced Acne Scar Treatments at Our Hospital
Acne scars lead to low self-esteem and cause loss of a positive body image. They cause many to feel rejected and less recognized in the society. The latest advanced acne scar treatments are very effective in thoroughly eliminating all acne scars to leave your skin smooth with a youthful appearance.
What influences the type of treatment?
- The depth of the scars
- The money you are willing to spend
- The amount of tissue loss
- The location of the scars
- Other cosmetic procedures to be performed during the process
TREATMENTS FOR ACNE SCARS
They range from vascular laser treatments to Ablative treatments for severe acne scars. Chemical peels, lasers, and altering one’s lifestyle can reduce the acne scars, but most probably a combination of laser treatments is best for severe acne scars. Acne Scar Treatment in India is done with the help of the following techniques;
- Fraxel Laser Treatment
It is one of the most effective ways of treating acne scars on the face, neck, and in other areas. Numerous microscopic sized-laser beams are used in the process. To undergo this treatment, a discussion with the dermatologist is vital since it is not favorable for all skin types
- Fraxel Re:pair CO2 Laser
It is a fractional technology, which works by emitting a wavelength to the acne scars. The procedure requires pain management and measures to prevent complications
This type of treatment is meant for patients with deeper acne scar tissue and who wish to have it. It offers excellent results when aesthetically used, but will also cause a huge damage when poorly used.
Fraxel Restore on the other hand is also a type of acne scar treatment but with it, a patient will have to undergo more treatment procedures
- Clear + Brilliant
It is a non- ablative fractional laser where a laser is used to damage the skin and the skin is left to heal on its own. The acne scars are targeted and after a [period of time, collagen production is stimulated and a new skin will be formed.
It is performed after a numbing cream is applied on the skin to the treated. This treatment will require 3 to 4 treatment procedures before the best results are realized mostly depending on the patient’s condition
- Vbeam Laser
The pulse-dye laser is one of the used treatments to overcome acne scars. The pulsed dye laser releases a tough beam of light to the acne area and it is absorbed into the blood vessels. Only the affected area is targeted and treated.
During the procedure, a cooling device is used to prevent the effect of the heat from the laser.
- Dermal Fillers
Dermal fillers work by injecting the filler into the acne scars, thereby facilitating collagen production. Hyaluronic based fillers used include Juvederm, Belotero, and Restylane. A topical numbing cream is normally used during the procedure.
Dermal fillers are used by a majority of patients and have shown remarkable results.
- Chemical Peels
Different chemical peels like Glycolic peel, Phenol Peel, and Trichloracetic Acid are used to treat acne scars. Each peel contains concentrated chemicals that are applied on the facial skin for a specified period of time. Each is used after an observation with the dermatologist.
Each chemical peel delivers the best results when the depth of the scar tissue is identified before it is used. Phenol Peel is normally used for deeper scars and used within the clinic
- Full Laser Resurfacing
The dermatologist utilizes the fractional lasers such as CO2 laser or Erbium laser to completely remove the topmost layer of the skin affected by acne scars. The upper dermal layers are also removed during the procedure. It is best for superficial scars (shallow).
The recovery time is normally 6 to 12 days
Surgical extraction of the acne scars is also a leading procedure performed by the dermatologists. The blackheads and the whiteheads will be removed in the process, leaving you with a face free of acne scars