How effective is acne scar revision?

Acne scars. Acne scarring is very difficult to treat. Do not expect any miracles. It can take many surgeries or lasers etc and still could not look great. Obviously it depends on the extent of scarring.
Very effective. In my experienc troubling acne scars are best treated with a near full dermal thickness fractionated erbium beam laser combined with superficial penetration full coverage erbium laser resurfacing. I have obtained excellent results with this technique but the patient has to tolerate 7-14 days of redness.

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Is there an effective acne scar removal surgery?

Acne scars. Acne scars can be improved (not made to disappear altogether) by dermabrasion, chemical peel, laser peel, punch excision, subcision and of course, make up. Read more...
DIfferent techniques. Are available. Depending on the location, depth, and size of the scar your facial plastic surgeon may recommend different treatment options. Laser treatments or peels can help for more superficial scars. Ice pick type scars can be helped by excision and follow up treatments like dermabrasion. Read more...

What are some effective acne scar removal creams or ointments?

Scar cream. The only effective one I have ever seen chemically bonds silicone to the skin, so it is like wearing the silicone sheets. It is called biocorneum. Dont waste your money on others. Read more...
No simple rx. Acne is a complex disease with no single treatment although acciutane foes enjoy tremendous popularity as the single most effective treatment. There are numerous treatment regimens that may be subjected to in order to evaluate the single best individualized treatment. Similarly scarring may be addressed with creams, injections, lasers, surgery and much more. Read more...

What is the most effective scar removal treatment for acne scars?

Surgical . Depending upon depth, extent location skin color, skin type, will determine what the best choice is for any individual scar situation. Read more...

Is laser treatment effective for acne scar removal?

Yes. The improvment of the acne scars by laser depends on the type of scar and the patients skin type. The atrophic acne scars are improved by the fracional co2 or erbium lasers, but the ice-pick and box car type scarring is not improved much. Your need to seem and experience dermatological laser surgeon for evaluation. Read more...

Is there any scar removal or lighting cream that actually work on acne scar?

Not reliably. First priority is to treat the acne. Once this is under control, the scars can mature, and hopefully fade. If the scars do not resolve see a board certified dermatologist or plastic surgeon for available treatments. There are many, because none are prefect. Bleaching creams, even the best ones, work about 1/3rd of the time with proper, long term use. Read more...