Question about Acne-scarring: i have very bad scaring on my cheeks i have q146

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 have very bad scaring on my cheeks i have tried all the alternatives to make them lighter but nothing seems to work. how guaranteed is Microdermabrasion for my skin to clear up its scars and acne related marks???

Answer:

I find that microdermabrasion does very little , even for the mildest of acne scarring. The best treatment for acne scarring usually comprises of a laser treatment, such as the Fraxel laser, or a treatment called skin needling. Usually a good improvement can be made, although it is not possible usually to remove the scars altogether.

Dr. Gavin Chan
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