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Is there another way to remove acne scars without dermabrasion?
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Dr. Brock Ridenour
Surgery - Plastics
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Depends on the age of the patient, the pattern of scars and the skin type.
Some scars can be injected with filling agents. Bound down scars must first be 'released' (subcision) before fillers or tissue grafts can be effective. Isolated scars can be excised. If there are many scars and the skin is lax, facelift can be helpful. Fractionated lasers and dermabrasion encourage new collagen production.

In brief: Yes
Depends on the age of the patient, the pattern of scars and the skin type.
Some scars can be injected with filling agents. Bound down scars must first be 'released' (subcision) before fillers or tissue grafts can be effective. Isolated scars can be excised. If there are many scars and the skin is lax, facelift can be helpful. Fractionated lasers and dermabrasion encourage new collagen production.
Dr. Brock Ridenour
Dr. Brock Ridenour
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes many
There are many different options depending on the quality of the scars and more than one type may be used on more than one occasiona.
Get at least two consults to discuss options.

In brief: Yes many
There are many different options depending on the quality of the scars and more than one type may be used on more than one occasiona.
Get at least two consults to discuss options.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. Mike Bowman
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
In brief: Yes but...
Different options are best to treat certain types of scars.
Deeper scars usually require more aggressive intervention for dramatic improvement. Seek a consultation with a knowledgable facial plastic surgeon or dermatologist.

In brief: Yes but...
Different options are best to treat certain types of scars.
Deeper scars usually require more aggressive intervention for dramatic improvement. Seek a consultation with a knowledgable facial plastic surgeon or dermatologist.
Dr. Mike Bowman
Dr. Mike Bowman
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Dr. Ram Kalus
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: Yes.
There are several treatment options but most would involve some sort of resurfacing, either with dermabrasion or laser.
If the scars are small and isolated they can be revised as individual scars with suturing.

In brief: Yes.
There are several treatment options but most would involve some sort of resurfacing, either with dermabrasion or laser.
If the scars are small and isolated they can be revised as individual scars with suturing.
Dr. Ram Kalus
Dr. Ram Kalus
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