Acne scars are caused by the deep inflammation that can occur with active acne. For unknown reasons, some patients with acne are more prone to develop a residual scar after the active acne goes away. Even a normal appearing pimple can sometimes leave behind a deep scar. There seems to be a genetic component to acne scars, as it tends to run in families.
There are four primary categories of acne scars:
There are many different treatment options for acne scars. Finding the right treatment depends on your skin type and ability to tolerate downtime. The varying acne scar treatments we use include:
The best treatment for acne scars for any one individual can only be determined by a consultation. Schedule yours today!