Acne Scars

Scar face, crater face, ugly, do these names sound painful? Do they bring back hurtful memories? If so, you probably have acne scars and you were probably or are still being teased because of acne scars. But you don't have to suffer through this traumatic experience, there are solutions and treatments available for you that can help with acne scars.

You have a choice, today can be a brand new day or as the old clichï¾ goes, the first day of the rest of your life. Treat yourself today to the gift of healing, the gift of treatment.

Treatment can help diminish your acne scars and have your friends singing, "there she goes just a walking down the street, singing do wah diddie diddie, dum diddie dum! She looks good, she looks fine?" Enjoy life don't let acne scars get you down.

Treatment Options for Acne Scars

While acne scarring is permanent it can be treated and the skin texture and overall look can dramatically be improved. It may take trying a few different treatment options before you find what works best for you and/or your child.

Dermabrasion involves the use of abrasive tools that take away the outer layers of the skin, producing an improved appearance.

Manual dermasanding is when your doctor abrades the skin with silicone carbide sandpaper.

Laser resurfacing utilizing a high-energy beam of light that targets the acne scars, the laser destroys the epidermis and the superficial dermis, it's more effective, but may require more recovery time then traditional treatment options.

Subcision is where a needle is placed just beneath the scar, it's moved back and forth to release the scar tissue.

Punch excision and grafting is where a small, round, surgical tool called a punch, is used to cut out the scar, then the edges are sutured together. A small scar will still remain.

Chemical peels can also be used to remove acne scars. The deep penetrating peels can improve the appearance of the face, including acne scars.

For more information about Treatment for acne scars you should contact a cosmetic surgeon in your area. Whether its acne scar treatment or another cosmetic procedure, a doctor in your area can help you decide what treatment options are best for you.

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