8 Best Acne Treatments to Get Rid of Acne Scars

Clogged pores in the skin is the main cause of acne and is one of the most common problems faced especially by teenagers, although the problem of acne can be faced by anyone. Pimples, blackheads, whiteheads, cysts are some forms of in which acne can be developed. Although acne is not a lifelong problem and is naturally cleared by the body’s immune system, but at times it is unable to repair the skin and thus causes acne scars which cannot eliminated completely but can be treated and made unnoticeable. Genetics, diet and lifestyle are some causes of acne. The damaged caused to the skin when one tries to squeeze the pimple or scab  are some reasons for acne scars.  Acne scars can be categorised into the following types-

  • Depressed scars
  • Ice pick
  • Boxcar
  • Rolling
  • Hypertrophic scars
  • Dark spots

Different types of acne scars may require different treatment options. Some acne scar treatment options are as follows-

Dermabrasion

To remove acne scars, the process of dermabrasion is used, where in a  Skin Specialist Clinic in Delhi uses a high speed brush on the affected area. This process helps in exfoliating the skin and thus help in reducing the depth of the scar.

Chemical peels

In this process a specialist applies a chemical on the affected acne scar area which help remove that layer of skin. With the help of this process one is able to give the skin a smoother appearance and also helps in  Acne Scar Treatment in Delhi for minimizing the acne scars .

Retinoic acid

Retinoic acid creams to reduce acne scars, are applied on the affected area to reduce the scar appearance. Applying retinoic acid creams help in clearing dead skin and preventing acne breakout.

Lasers

High energy laser lights are used on the acne scar . Thus process is safe and gives a smoother skin post treatment. Although there are some side effects of laser treatments but with proper care it can be avoided.

Fillers

This type of treatment uses a type of fat or acid to fill up the acne scar area and give a even look. This type of treatment is not a permanent solution to acne scars and requires the process to be repeated at regular intervals. Procerus provides filler treatment in Delhi 

Punch excisions

The acne scar is removed surgically by cutting out the affected area. The hollowness of that area is filled either by stitching or skin grafting.

Skin grafting

The acne scar area is filled with a small portion of normal skin through a procedure known as skin grafting. Usually the normal skin used for skin grafting is from behind the ears.

Home remedies

Although a number of options are available to reduce acne scars, some home remedy methods are also quite effective and do not cause any side effect. The ingredients applied are easily available and also act as a skin cleanser. Application of tomato, sandalwood, apple cider vinegar, honey, cucumber, aloe vera gel help in reducing the acne scars, although it cannot be eliminated completely.

 

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