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Acne scars are permanent textural changes that tend to occur on the skin as an outcome of severe acne. Acne scars are often the consequence of inflamed blemishes triggered by pores with excess oil, dead skin cells, and bacteria.nnVisit: http://onlinedietitian.net/5-types-of-acne-scars-and-their-treatments/

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5typesofAcneScarsandTheirTreatments

Acnescarsarepermanenttexturalchangesthattendtooccurontheskinasan outcomeofsevereacne.Acnescarsareoftentheconsequenceofinflamed blemishestriggered byporeswithexcessoil,deadskincells,andbacteria.

Theskintissueisdamagedfromtheinflammationcausedbythepustuleorpapule(pimple)whichformsascar.Theshallowlesionsareoftensmallandheal immediately.Ifthereisadeeperbreakinthepore,aninfectionwillpouroutinto thesurrounding tissuecreatingdeeperlesionsintheskin.Theskinattemptstorepairtheselesionsthroughtheformationofnewcollagenfibres.Theserepairsusuallyaren'tassmoothastheoriginalskin.

Acnescarringcanalsooccurinallpartsofthebody.Onthebackandchest,the scarstendtoberaisedandarelumpy.

Thereisnotonetypeofacnescarring,butinfact,severaldifferent typesof scarringarepresent.Herearethekindsofacnescarring:

Boxcaracnescars:

Thesearedepressedacnescarswhichareofashallowormediumdepthandhavea well-definededge.Thesetypesofscarsmostcommonlyoccuronthecheeks and temples.Sincetheyarerelativelyshallow,thesescarsrespondwelltofractional lasers,dermalfillers,andradiofrequency.

Icepickacnescars:

Thesearethescarsthattendtoextenddeeperinto theskin.Theywillnotberesponsiveto thetreatmentsthathelpwithboxcarscarring,but theywillneedtoberaisedindepthorberemovedsurgically.PunchexcisionorTCA CROSSare proceduresthatmayhelpwiththedeepicepickscars.Afterthescarsareraisedto ashallowerlevel,thelaserresurfacingwould providethefinishingtouches.

Rolling,atrophic,anddepressedacnescars:

Thesesortsofscarsmayriseandfallindepth.Somemaybedeeperthantheother ones.Someproceduressuchassubscription,fractionallaserresurfacing,

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microneedling,anddermalfillerscanhelpwiththissort ofscarring.Thissort of acnescarringwillrequireseveraltreatmentsforthebestpossibleoutcome.

Mixedacnescars:

Thisisthemostcommontypeofacnescars.Majorityofthepeople willhavea mixtureofrolling,boxcar,andicepickscars.Thesenumeroustypesofacnescars willrequiredifferenttreatments.A tailoredapproachtoscarrevision,therefore, providesthebestoutcome.

Keloidscars:

Thistypeofacnescarringresultsinlumpyredscars,themajorityoftheseare commonlyseenontheneck,jawline,chest,andbackareas.Suchscarsarebest treated withaseriesofcorticosteroidinjections.A lot ofpeoplesufferingfromthis wouldrecord2-4injectionsspacedoutwithinsixweeks.

Therearemanytreatmentsavailableforacnescarswhichcanvisiblyimprovethe appearanceofthem.A combinationoftreatmentsmayberequiredforbestresults. Butbeforeyougointostartingthetreatment,pleasekeepinmindtohaveaword withadermatologist.

Articlessource:http://onlinedietitian.net/5-types-of-acne-scars-and-their-treatments/