Question about Acne Scarring: i got acne scars and very small acne holes on q2015

Article Medically reviewed by Dr. Gavin Chan (MBBS, cosmetic physician, liposuctionist)

Dr. Gavin Chan

Templestowe Lower and Berwick Clinics

Dr. Gavin Chan has a background in intensive care, anaesthesia, and emergency medicine. Since 2004, Dr. Chan has provided cosmetic procedures, including anti-wrinkle injections, dermal fillers, liposuction, fat transfer, skin needling, and laser treatments. He is a doctor trainer for various dermal fillers and anti-wrinkle injections.
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Question:

I got acne scars and very small acne holes on my face how much does it cost for treatment and can i know what is the cost for laser resurfacing for my acne scars

Answer:

The options for treatment of small atrophic (indented) acne scars on the face are usually;

a) Fraxel laser. See  https://www.thevictoriancosmeticinstitute.com.au/fraxel-laser/ 
Helps to stimulate new collagen and grow the atrophic areas back to the level of normal skin. Costs of treatment on webpage link.

b) Skin needling – See  https://www.thevictoriancosmeticinstitute.com.au/skin-needling/ 
Similar to Fraxel, but a mechanical way of doing it instead of laser. Much more aggressive than Fraxel, and you can get greater improvement with one treatment, but it takes longer to heal. Costs outlined on webpage link.

c) TCA CROSS  https://www.thevictoriancosmeticinstitute.com.au/tca-cross/   This is more of a focused treatment for a few atrophic scars. See webpage link for more info.

Dr. Gavin Chan
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