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Acne Scar Removal Treatment FAQs

1. What are acne scars?

Acne scars are the direct result of damage after inflamed pimples are healed. When a pimple grows, your pore swells and causes a break in the follicle wall. A permanent depression on your skin is formed if your body does not produce enough collagen to repair. A permanent elevation on your skin is formed if your body overproduces collagen to repair. However, all these can be prevented if your undergo an acne treatment early.


2. What are the benefits of acne scar removal treatment?

Acne scars are unsightly and it is extremely difficult to cover these deep depressions or pitted scars with makeup. There are various physical, emotional and social reasons for treating your acne scars. You will be able to improve your physical appearance and enhance your self esteem. There is no need to feel inferior about your pimple scars anymore. Whether you are facing people every day or taking a photo of yourself, you’ll no longer be afraid of showing your face in every angle. You will become confident of yourself. 


3. How fast will I see acne scar removal treatment results?

You will see the results immediately. During your treatment, you will feel your skin contract and shrink. Your skin will continue to regenerate new collagen and plump up the acne scars for up to 6 months after your treatment. You will see approximately 30-70% improvement of acne scarring after one treatment, though the results vary by the individual. Most people would require multiple treatments to reach their desired improvements.


4. Are acne scar removal treatment results long lasting?

Yes, they are. This procedure works by treating the epidermis and dermis layers of your skin. It targets only a portion of the skin, leaving healthy intact skin surrounding it. This allows for fast healing and safe treatment for all skin types. Once the wounds are fully healed, your skin undergoes a collagen boost to form a new smooth texture.


5. Which acne scars respond best to this treatment?

Acne scars are divided into several categories. Box car, ice pick, rolling and deep scars are all ideal candidates for this treatment. If you think that your pimples are starting to scar, you should see a doctor or dermatologist as soon as possible to obtain the appropriate treatment.


6. How long does each acne scar removal treatment take?

Each treatment session takes about 1 hour. The entire process includes numbing your skin before treatment, the actual treatment and cooling your skin after treatment. You will need several sessions in order to get your acne scars completely treated and removed.