Acne and acne scars

Nearly everyone suffers from acne (commonly referred to as pimples) in their lifetime. Though very common in young age (adolescence), it is not uncommon to see adult-onset acne these days. Acne are unfortunate to deal with, but when they leave behind acne scars it can be very disappointing. From post inflammatory pigmentation to unsightly scars, the sequalae of acne are usually the results of inflammation. Decreased or over-production of collagen results in either depressed or raised scars.

Will picking acne cause scarring?

Although you may feel that picking out the acne and taking out the pus from the acne is helping you out, it is exactly the opposite that is happening. Touching and popping out acne not only increase the chances of infection, but it also increases the inflammation which can increase the chances of acne scarring.

Can isotretinoin prevent scarring?

Early treatment of acne with isotretinoin has shown to decrease the chances of acne scarring.

Are acne scars permanent?

Like most scars, Acne scars once formed are also permanent, if left untreated. However, the good news is that there are a number of options available to help decrease the appearance of these scars.

What are the different types of acne scars?

Acne scars can be ice pick, rolling, Boxcar, atrophic and hypertrophic.

What are the various treatment options for acne scars?

There are multiple treatment options for acne scars. Based on the assessment of your acne scars, your dermatologist might recommend you the following options: Lasers, MNRF, Micro needling, Subcision, TCA cross, Chemical peel, dermabrasion, etc.

What are the benefits of getting acne treatment at the Dermosphere

  • We use the best technology and instruments
  • We do not compromise on our standards and provide the highest grade of patient care
  • Consultation and treatment are personally undertaken by our renowned dermatologists who are experts in acne scar procedures
  • Our Dermatologists are well known for their methods of achieving incredibly natural results
  • Maximum patient comfort during the treatment