Introduction Scar Pigmentation
Acne Scar Pigmentation are Sometimes manifestation of recurring and long-standing acne; It can damage the skin surface leading various types of scars such as pits, ice pick, box type, rolling scars.
Pigmentation also increases with excessive sun exposure. Hyper-pigmentation can affect any part of body including face, back, hands and neck. Teenage acne is a major cause for many adults being left with unsightly acne scars.
What are the treatment options ?
Treatment for fading dark pigmentation patches include a combination of Chemical Peels and Masks. At the same time, mild-to-strong range of peels also help in lightening the dark pigmentation. We also use highly advanced Facial Masks like Cosmelan, Dermamelan that remarkably reduce the skin pigmentation. Depending on grade of the acne dermatologist can recommend any one or combination of following treatments.
Oinment based : A mix of topical ointments are given depending upon the severity of the conditions.
Skin Peels : Skin/Chemical peel is a type of treatment where chemical solution is applied to the skin which causes it to blister and eventually peel off.
Surgical & Laser technology : In this process dermatologist can recommend various dermato-surgical and/or laser is used to treat post-acne scars .
Dermaroller : This technique is known as micro-needling/skin-needling, and is used to induce production of collagen and elastin , which in-turn helps improve and repair our skin.
Microdermabrasion : Microdermabrasion treatments use a minimally abrasive instrument to gently sand your skin, removing the thicker, uneven outer layer.
Dermal Fillers : Dermal fillers are gel-like substances that are injected beneath the skin to restore lost volume, smooth lines and soften creases, or enhance facial contours.
Autologous Fat Filler : Autologous Fat Filler, is a procedure in which an individual’s own body fat is used to plump up sunken or emaciated areas of the face or to add volume where desired.
Subcision : Subcision is a minor surgical procedure used for treating depressed cutaneous scars and wrinkles. It is also called subcutaneous incisional surgery.