Acne Scars: Types And Cures

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Acne- The word doesn’t need any treatment. About 90% of adolescents are facing this problem. it starts with small pimples and if ignored leads to big acne with pus. Acne is treatable, though the treatment duration depends on the depth of the infection. The most difficult part of the treatment is the treatment of acne scars. Acne scars are the result of inflamed blemishes caused by the skin pores engorged with excessive oil and bacteria. The skin pores swell and cause lesions which if deep take time in healing. Small lesions are treated easily.

 

Types Of Acne Lesions And Their Treatments

 

Majorly, there are two types of acne scars, Atrophic and hypertrophic. There are several treatments available for acne scars. Dermatologists are using the latest technologies for acne scar treatment.

 

Hypertrophic or Keloid Scarring

 

These scars are produced due to excessive secretion of oil and collagen. This lump of raised skin .looks ugly and needs to be treated timely.

 

Atrophic or depressed Scarring

 

These scars are like depressions and they look ugly. They appear like holes on the skin similar to chickenpox scars.

 

Treatments Available For Acne Scarring

 

Today, with advanced technology several treatments are available for acne scarrings like chemical peel, laser toning, laser treatment, dermal grafting, and punch techniques. Dr. Meet Dwivedi is using the latest technology for acne scar treatment in Indore.

 

1 Chemical Peel Treatment

 

This is a chemical facial to remove the old damaged skin and nourish the skin to produce a fresh new skin which is soft and clear.

 

2 Laser Toning

 

Laser Toning is done by passing the laser beams on the damaged skin to melt down the inner skin layers to heal the scars to clear the skin.

 

3 Dermal Grafting

 

Dermal grafting is placing the new skin on the spot to cover the damaged skin. Normally, doctors use the skin from other parts of the body for dermal grafting.

In most cases, the acne scars fade away with time but in certain advanced cases, they need to treated and smoothened using other techniques.

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