for some of us, acne will come and go, but the only stressful thing that acne
can leave scars behind-it can happen to anyone and it can make even the most confident of men and women self-conscious about their appearance. remember that preventing acne from occurring is the best way to avoid acne scars, but there are also effective treatments.
Before you start any treatment first you have to get rid of any acne since new breakouts can lead to new acne scars.
keep in mind that acne can happen even when pimples are left completely alone.
sometimes what you think is actually acne scar is not, it might actually be acne mark which is much easier to eliminate.
Before answering ” are acne scars permanent?” you should know
what is acne scar?
acne scar is the deep impression left into your skin after your acne has gone away.
Are acne scars permanent?
Scars can go away but it takes a lot of diligence and persistence, Masking frequently, and never skip the twice daily skincare routine Over time the scars will fade off, but It depends on the depth.
What causes acne scars?
Acne scars are caused by an inflamed lesion (cysts, papule.) acne scar can also form from improper extraction or if you fail to treat your acne after it is
Advice: Don’t Pick at Your Skin, DO NOT squeeze acne, believe me, you don’t wanna deal with a red mark, leading to discoloration and deep marks.whis also can quickly spread infection and ruin surrounding tissue.
Acne scar VS acne marks:
Acne marks are flat and dark, they are noticeable in bare skin, unlike acne scars. They are a skin texture issue but acne mark is a skin color issue. acne scar isn’t guaranteed to go away completely because it takes time to fade.
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Types of acne scars:
There are four types of acne scars
1- Ice -Pick scars: narrow scars with a distinct outline that looks as if they were cut with an ice pick.
2-Boxcar scars: broad box-shaped scars with sharp edges.
3-rolling scars: relatively shallow scars that give the skin a wavy bumpy appearance.
4-Keloid Scars: thick, lumpy scars that result from overproduction of collagen.
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It is one of the most effective and common treatments for facial scars. While it uses the same general principle as the microdermabrasion kits you can do at home, this technique exfoliates the top layer of the skin.
so if you are dealing with Scars close to the surface( boxcar or rolling scars.)
This very effective scar removal treatment uses a high-speed brush or other instruments to resurface your skin and remove or reduce the depth of scars. You will typically need several days to heal afterward.
It is one of the less intensive types of dermabrasion, this technique uses a spray of very small crystals to remove surface skin.
this technique is the best for all types of acne scars, it is a strong acid that’s used to remove the top layer of the skin to reduce deeper scars.
There are many different types of chemical peels, you should consult health care so you could know what-what is the best for you.
This technique is the best for All acne scars and lighter skin tones. it has a faster healing time, it is like chemical peels, it removes the top layer of the skin
The fillers last between 6 to 18 months, they can be made with collagen, your own fat, or a commercial filler. They’re injected under the surface of your skin to help smooth out depressed scars.
PS 1: most fillers they need to be redone because ( fillers are eventually absorbed into your skin, you will have to repeat filler injections), but some are permanent.
PS 2: if you are dealing with a small number of boxcar or rolling scars.
this is a new technique uses a small, handheld, roller on the surface of the scars. As the skin heals, it makes collagen.
it may help reduce the depth of acne scars, but it can take up to 9 months to see changes, it’s a safe treatment that works for all skin tones.
this is the best technique for based scars. There are a few different medications that can be injected into raised scars to help soften the scars.
acne scars are frustrating because they are noticeable.and the best way to treat acne scars by preventing them. if you breakout less you are less likely to develop acne scars so try not to pop or squeeze acne.
for good looking skin, stick to a regular skin care routine, if you still deal with scars after getting your acne under control, you should speak to a dermatologist ASAP.
Remember to be realistic with your expectation, these treatments may not be able to completely restore your skin, they can improve your skin’s appearance.