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Treatment options for Different Type of Acne Scars

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To reduce the chance of scarring, seek treatment for acne early. Severe acne can often be cured.
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HOW many types of acne scar?

4 types.
๐Ÿ”ดIce-pick scars โ€“ these are deep, narrow, pitted scars
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๐Ÿ”ดRolling scars โ€“ broad depressions with a sloping edge
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๐Ÿ”ดBoxcar scars โ€“ broad depressions with sharply defined edges
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๐Ÿ”ดHypertrophic or keloid scars โ€“ thick lumpy scars
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Are the treatment option for acne scar all the same?
NO. It depends on the type of acne scar.
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Generally, there are 8 type of treatment for acne scar. NOT all type of treatment are suitable for the patients.
๐ŸŒŸ Ice pick and boxcar scars:
Dermabrasion
Laser resurfacing
Punch grafting for deep scars
TCA CROSS (Chemical Reconstruction Of Skin Scarring)
Chemical Peel
Subcision: a surgical technique in which the fibrous band under the scar is divided, allowing the skin to return to its normal position
PRP (aka Platelet rich plasma)
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๐ŸŒŸ Rolling scar
Filler: Soft tissue augmentation techniques such as hyaluronic acid, collagen, gelatin matrix and fat implants
Dermabrasion
Microneedling
Laser resurfacing (Er:YAG and ablative fractional lasers)
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๐ŸŒŸHypertrophic scars
Potent topical steroids applied under occlusion to the scar for a few weeks
Intralesional steroid injections
Silicone gel dressings
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