If you have acne, you may also hold the firm belief that one of the worst things about breakouts is the scars they leave behind. Battling current pimples is one thing, but trying to rid yourself of the scarification that remains is a whole different struggle. Indeed, it turns out that monthly, tens of thousands […]
Have you been suffering from acne lately and you managed to get rid of it, but you are now left with some nasty scars? Or perhaps you still have some leftover scarification from when you were a pimply teenager? Maybe you still suffer from breakouts but also still have some scars of long-gone zits? Either […]
Laser treatments are popular in treating many skin conditions. Yet, the traditional ablative laser technology has many problems. These lasers can easily damage the uppermost layer of skin called the epidermis. It’s also very difficult to control the depth to which these lasers penetrate the skin. But the modern fractional technology overcomes these disadvantages of […]
Acne scars can be an embarrassing1 thing to live with day in and day out. They can negatively impact your self-esteem2 and in extreme cases, they can be absolutely debilitating to the way you view yourself3. It’s no surprise then that the medical field has been constant in their search for the best way to […]
The conventional wisdom of acne is that only cysts and papules leave scars. The worst thing that can happen in the wake of a whitehead or blackhead is an enlarged pore, most of us have been taught. But new research finds that skin-scarring lesions can arise from non-inflammatory acne and even from clear skin. Pimples […]
The Rhytec Plasma Portrait device is a recent addition to the kinds of treatments you can get only from a licensed dermatologist for the revision of scars caused by acne. Neither a chemical peel nor a laser treatment, it modifies the skin with the energy generated by a plasma1.
Are your acne scars so troubling you are ready to shell out big bucks at the dermatologist’s office? If you are, there is a relatively new technique for filling in scars1 (as well as wrinkles) your doctor can do for you known as revolumizing. But it’s not for everyone or every acne scar. It’s best […]
In the hundreds of entries on this site, you can find articles about skin peels for eliminating acne scars, dermabrasion and microdermabrasion for eliminating acne scars, and laser ablation and traditional surgery for eliminating acne scars1. There is one very important method we have not mentioned yet, however, and it’s dry tattooing.
If you have scars from healed acne, chances are that you want to get rid of them and you want to get rid of them for good. Your dermatologist, however, may have a different perspective on the subject. Chances are that your skin doctor will regard the task of treating acne scars as a matter […]
For many people, acne scar treatment is just as important as acne treatment because the scars acne can leave behind can be just as noticeable and frustrating as the acne itself. Luckily, acne scar treatment options are more plentiful today than ever before. From chemical peels to over-the-counter creams to surgical procedures, dermatologists have found […]
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