Acne frequently appears on the skin for the first time during adolescence. The production of androgens, hormones that increase the production of sebum in the skin, is oftentimes believed to be the culprit behind acne.
Comedones, also known as whiteheads and blackheads, are caused by sebum and dead skin cells clogging the pores of your skin. Bacteria infiltrate your pores, triggering your immune system, and inflammatory cells go to the infection site, causing inflammation. Swollen, painful pimples may develop as a result. Fortunately, non-surgical acne scar treatments are available to help decrease the visibility of these blemishes.
Genetic factors may also play a role in acne production. Acne, on the other hand, is caused by the interaction of several genes rather than by a single gene.
Types of Acne Scars
Hypertrophic Acne Scars
When your skin is compromised, your body responds by creating collagen to help with wound healing. Keloid or hypertrophic scar tissue comes from an overabundance of collagen.
Atrophic Acne Scars
However, your skin may not produce enough collagen to repair pimple scars. This causes acne scars beneath the skin’s surface to heal as depressed scars.
Rolling Acne Scars
Rolling scars have smooth, delicate borders that are barely noticeable. However, these acne scars become increasingly obvious as we age due to skin laxity, giving them a ‘rolling’ appearance.
Icepick Acne Scars
These severe acne scars resemble large open pores. Because of its pitted, narrow shape that extends into the deeper layers of the skin, it is one of the most difficult acne scar types to treat.
Boxcar Acne Scars
Boxcar scars are shallower but larger circular, oval, or irregular depressions on the skin than ice pick scars. When acne outbreaks induce tissue loss, this scar shape forms.
What Are The Most Effective Acne Scars Treatment?
The skin regeneration power of Pico laser can help improve the look of severe acne scars. This effective non-surgical acne scar treatments uses short bursts of laser energy to promote collagen production and skin rejuvenation.
Each treatment will leave you with cleaner skin and little to no downtime.
Fractional CO2 Laser
Fractional CO2 Laser technology is a revolutionary fractional technology-based cosmetic alternative for skin rejuvenation. It combines ablative fractional resurfacing’s outstanding efficiency with the patient ease and comfort of non-ablative fractional resurfacing.
Micro fractional laser beams remove less than 20% of the epidermis. Small laser beams permeate your skin, depositing heat energy in the dermis.
In the days following therapy, a healing reaction promotes the formation of new collagen. The redness gradually decreases, and the epidermal layer eventually peels off.
Existing dermal and epidermal lesions are eliminated and replaced with new skin tissue after many weeks of collagen remodeling.
Sylfirm X (Radiofrequency Microneedling)
Radiofrequency Microneedling employs small needles to deliver RF radiation to the deep layers of your skin (up to 5mm) for enhanced skin remodeling and deeper collagen stimulation. Needles may also mechanically break scars, causing tissue remodeling.
Rejuran S is a stronger version of Rejuran Healer designed primarily for the treatment of acne scars. Polynucleotides (PN) are DNA fragments that aid in the repair of injured cells and the production of collagen. It is an excellent acne scar treatment due to its ability to promote skin healing and rebuild collagen.