With acne scar removal before and after pictures, you can make more informed decisions about your choice to pursue treatment. LocateADoc.com understands that the best way to move forward is to feel informed about your choices. Here’s a little bit more information to complement our gallery.
With severe acne, there is a risk of scarring, and there are several different types of acne scars. Whether you have angular, wavelike, or pitted scars, you can effectively treat them with topical agents used to minimize their appearance. There are also treatments and procedures like dermabrasion and laser surgery that remove outer layers of the skin and encourage new healthy skin growth.
There are risks associated with acne scar removal. Patients can experience allergic reactions to topical treatments. Laser treatments may cause hyperpigmentation. There are also cases where scarring can become more extensive, especially in grafting procedures.
How should I prepare for acne scar removal?
- Scars fade over time. Before considering treatment, give your skin ample time to heal.
- Talk to your dermatologist about your cosmetic concerns
- Treatment is not approved for men and women with active acne problems or other skin conditions, so be sure to treat the acne first
Look through acne scar removal before and after pictures on LocateADoc.com to see if there are examples similar to your situation. You can get a sense of whether this is right for you and what kind of results you can expect. Once you’ve decided to move forward, find a doctor by browsing our practice profiles.
Kristina Zakhary, MD, MSc, FRCSC