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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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???


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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