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Acne Scars


Acne scars is a common problem. Acne Scar is caused by the acne when some permanent marks were left on the skin. The number of people are suffering from acne scars who needs the best treatment for removing acne scars. So, there are number of acne scar treatments which consider some factors like cost, the type of skin, feeling about the scars, willing to live with the scars etc. Some acne scars emotionally or psychologically affects the life of the people and so for these acne patients various treatments were formulated to reduce acne scars. These treatments improve the texture of the skin and leave the skin free from acne scars.

Causes of Acne Scars

In the case of acne, the injury is caused by the body’s inflammatory response to sebum, bacteria and dead cells in the plugged sebaceous follicle. Two types of true scars exist such as depressed areas such as ice-pick scars, and raised thickened tissue such as keloids.

White blood cells and inflammatory molecules may remain at the site of an active acne lesion for days or even weeks. In people who are susceptible to scarring, the result may be an acne scar. There is considerable variation in scarring between one person and another, indicating that some people are more prone to scarring than others. Scarring frequently results from severe inflammatory nodulocystic acne that occurs deep in the skin. But, scarring also may arise from more superficial inflamed lesions.

People also have differing feelings about acne scars.

Symptoms of Acne Scars

Various possible symptoms may be occur. Acne scars typically appears on your face, neck, chest, back and shoulders, which are the areas of your skin with the largest number of functional oil glands. Acne scars can take the following forms:

  • Another symptoms of this disorders is Blackheads. These are similar to whiteheads, but are open to the skin surface and darken.
  • If you have Pimples symptoms. These are raised, reddish spots that signal inflammation or infection in the hair follicles.
  • If you have Cysts, then these are thick lumps beneath the surface of the skin, which are formed by the buildup of secretions deep within hair follicle.

Treatment of Acne Scars

Various possible treatments that you can use to treat acne scars disorder such as:

  • For the treatment of this disorders, you can use dermabrasion. It is a treatment to treat the acne scars in which top layer of the skin is physically scrapped out of the skin. This treatment effectively treats hypertrophic and deeper scars.
  • Another treatment is Collagen Injection. Collagen injection is injected inside the skin to fill and stretch certain types of deep and superficial scars. It is a type of protein which acts as a natural component for the human body and restores the texture and normal appearance of the skin. These injections provide benefit to the acne patients which lasts about three to six months.
  • You can also treat the disorders by using Laser Treatment. In this type of treatment, lasers of various intensity and wavelengths are used to treat acne scar and reduce the redness of the skin. There are various types of lasers used in this treatment which depends upon the outcome of the treatment.
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