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ACNE SCAR TREATMENTS
Acne is a common inflammatory condition that causes blocked pores, pimples and cysts most commonly affecting the face, chest, back and shoulders. Westville Dermatology offers the best acne scar treatment in Westerville Ohio!
Acne scarring often occurs from painful cystic lesions or deeper red pimples particularly the face and back. Picking the acne lesions deepens and prolongs the redness and often worsens acne scars.
The most common acne scars include:
Acne Scar Treatment Options
The best way to change the appearance of acne scars on a permanent basis is to stimulate more collagen to develop and/or flatten the skin surface of a depressed boxcar or rolling scar.
While fractionated ablative lasers such as a carbon dioxide laser usually gives best results because they remove the scar tissue as well as create new collagen, other energy based devices and several minimally-invasive treatments are available.
Depending on your needs and goals, Drs. Lin, Karikomi and Grosshandler may recommend one or more acne scar treatments including:
The most effective way to prevent acne scarring is effective acne treatment to inhibit or stop the acne lesions from developing. Our board certified dermatologists provide a variety of treatment options to effectively treat your acne condition. Keep in mind, sun protection is always important to hyperpigmentation especially if you have darker skin.