Acne scars are permanent textural changes and indentations that occur on the skin as a result of severe acne. The term “scarring” is not used for the temporary red and brown marks left early after acne has occurred as these marks will almost always improve with simple treatment.
In severe acne, large pus-filled spaces known as acne cysts are formed. These cysts destroy skin tissue which is not replaced during the healing process. When the cyst eventually empties and the area heals, it usually leaves behind a scar on the face.
Acne scars require early treatment so as to get the best possible improvement in skin texture and tone.
At our center we offer a combination approach to treat the various different type of scars which include