Acne Scars

The term "scarring" refers to a fibrous process in which new collagen is laid down to heal a full-thickness injury. It affects 30% of those with moderate or severe acne vulgaris.

Symptoms and complication:

Cosmetic concern, Adverse psychosocial impact

Causes and prevention:

  • Acne scars occurs secondary to healing of acne.
  • To reduce the chance of scarring, seek treatmentfor your acne early.

Risk Factors:

Incomplete/ delayed treatment, Use of steroids, Repeated picking of acne


  • Cosmetic camouflage
  • Dermabrasion, Microneedling
  • Subcision , Excision and suturing
  • TCA Cross
  • Lasers
  • Fillers