26th Aug 2008

Acne Scars – treatments for the scarring produced by acne

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Most people suffer from acne at some point in their lives and, in most cases, the acne will clear up in time without any lasting effects. However, in some cases acne can lead to scarring which can range from very mild and almost unnoticeable to very severe and deep. Fortunately, there are several effective treatments available for acne scars.

When it comes to acne scarring not all scars are the same and it is important to have your scarring professionally assessed by a qualified dermatologist before beginning any form of treatment. For example two commonly used treatments are dermabrasion and laser resurfacing, which can be very effective for mild and shallow scarring. However, if you have deep, steep sided scars (sometimes called icepick scars) then dermabrasion or laser resurfacing treatment will not work.

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