What treatments work best for acne craters?

I have small holes on my face that are due to previous pimples. Is there an acne treatment that would help?

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Cosmetic Vein Center of Texas, P.A.

Published on Jan 15, 2013

Dermabrasion and laser treatments work best for acne craters and scarring.

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Answered by Cosmetic Vein Center of Texas, P.A.

Dermabrasion and laser treatments work best for acne craters and scarring.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Rejuve

Published on Jan 14, 2013

The best treatment for acne craters is laser resurfacing. This is the strongest laser and will give you the best possible result. If you have lighter skin, then the best laser is the Deka Smartxide CO2 laser. If you have darker skin, then the Sciton Profractional laser would be the choice. These lasers can melt away some of the scar tissue that is causing the craters, plus it stimulates new collagen to replace the melted scar tissue.

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Answered by Rejuve

The best treatment for acne craters is laser resurfacing. This is the strongest laser and will give you the best possible result. If you have lighter skin, then the best laser is the Deka Smartxide CO2 laser. If you have darker skin, then the Sciton Profractional laser would be the choice. These lasers can melt away some of the scar tissue that is causing the craters, plus it stimulates new collagen to replace the melted scar tissue.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Serenity Zone Medical Spa

Published on Jan 14, 2013

Some successful treatments include laser skin rejuvenation, chemical peels, microdermabrasion and the iS Clinical Fire and Ice Facial. We suggest you consult with a physician to better understand what your treatment options are.

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Answered by Serenity Zone Medical Spa

Some successful treatments include laser skin rejuvenation, chemical peels, microdermabrasion and the iS Clinical Fire and Ice Facial. We suggest you consult with a physician to better understand what your treatment options are.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Bella MD Laser Vein and Aesthetic Center

Published on Jan 14, 2013

Multiple treatment options with different levels of aggressiveness could resolve the small holes that have resulted from previous acne breakouts. You should probably go in for a consultation so that you can discuss the matter with an experienced dermatologist.

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Answered by Bella MD Laser Vein and Aesthetic Center

Multiple treatment options with different levels of aggressiveness could resolve the small holes that have resulted from previous acne breakouts. You should probably go in for a consultation so that you can discuss the matter with an experienced dermatologist.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Forever Young MedSpa

Published on Jan 14, 2013

The two best treatments we've used for acne craters and small holes left behind after a breakout are both laser or energy-based fractional treatments. For us, the Palomar 1540 Fractional Erbium Laser and/or the
Matrix Fractional RF treatment both provide excellent results.

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Answered by Forever Young MedSpa

The two best treatments we've used for acne craters and small holes left behind after a breakout are both laser or energy-based fractional treatments. For us, the Palomar 1540 Fractional Erbium Laser and/or the
Matrix Fractional RF treatment both provide excellent results.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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