What is it?
Acne scars refers to the scarring caused by acne when someone picks on it or scratches on it. Inflammatory acne like cysts or nodules are more prone to scarring.
Acne scars are caused when an acne is broken either by trauma or touching or picking on it. Genetics can also be a reason for it. If left untreated, the acne scars can spread to nearby cells as well. People who want to get a enhanced appearance by avoiding the scars can take up treatment for acne scars.
Acne scars can be treated using,
· Chemical peels- A chemical solution is applied on the skin where the scars are present, and it is left for some time. This will induce collagen repair in the region and removes the scars.
· Dermal fillers – Dermal fillers are injectable fillers that can be injected into the scarred area which will remove the scarring.
· PRP along with Laser therapy – Platelet rich plasma injected into the Base of the acne scar after subsection followed by Laser therapy, can be used to non-surgically remove the scarring caused by acne or by any other means.