In fact, not every acne (pimple) leaves a trace. acnes; What we call cystic acne can leave scars when deeply located, torn off and played with a lot. Although using Roaccutane and equivalent drugs is the best treatment option, especially for people with severe acne complaints, they reduce the healing capacity of the skin, so they are more likely to leave scars on acne that occurs during the use of this type of drug.
The scars due to acne may be in the form of spots or pits. Stains are easier to treat and can go away completely. However, scars in the form of pits are more difficult to treat and, unfortunately, cannot always be cured completely.
Peeling, laser and drug treatments can be done to treat the scars in the form of spots formed after acne. With the current technology, it is not possible anywhere in the world to transform deep pit-shaped scars into normal skin. But with treatments, we can make scars less visible by bringing them closer to normal skin. Some of the treatments that can be done for this are:
It is used frequently because it is the easiest treatment to apply. It is the process of peeling the upper layer of the skin with chemical solutions. Gluconic acid, TCA (trichloroacetic Acid), salicylic acid and jesner solution can be used. Chemical peeling is a superficial process, stains also give good results, but it is not enough to fully correct the pits. It also makes the skin look brighter and healthier. Chemical peeling with the sun itself can create a stain. For this reason, it is not done in summer, it is only done in winter, it is necessary to use sunscreen after the procedure.
It is the process of centrifuging the blood taken from the person, separating the healing cells and giving it back to the same person with a needle. PRP increases the amount of collagen and improves skin quality. In this way, it provides some improvement in both spots and pits.
Creates burn columns into the skin with a laser. The laser can provide energy that is powerful enough to penetrate the deep layers of the skin. While this damage caused by the laser heals, both the upper layer of the skin is removed and the collagen is increased and the skin is renewed. Thus, the stain is reduced. In addition, pit-shaped scars due to acne approach normal skin and become less visible. Laser treatment is a process that requires experience, if it is not done properly and the sun is not taken care of, it will make a scar.
It is the process of making tiny holes in the skin with devices called dermaroller or dermapen. It is ensured that the appropriate serums go down to the lower layers of the skin through these holes. It also increases collagen while the holes heal. Reduces acne-related pits. Afterwards, it is necessary to moisturize the skin and use sunscreen.
The substance used in the filling; It is hyaluronic acid. Hyaluronic acid is a gel-like substance and is used to fill acne pits. When the pits are filled, they approach normal skin and become less visible. Hyaluronic acid is a substance compatible with the body. It is not allergenic. Over time, it is absorbed and destroyed by the body. Therefore, it is not permanent, it is necessary to reapply after 8-12 months.
The best results are obtained with combined treatments, that is, it is necessary to use many treatments together. The longer the sessions, the better the result. It is possible to obtain a better appearance by passing the spots due to acne scars and reducing the pits. By reducing these acne scars on the face, making the skin look better, increases the self-confidence of the person. For this reason, it is recommended that people suffering from acne scars be treated.