How To: Easily get rid of acne scars without surgery

Easily get rid of acne scars without surgery

One can easily get rid of acne scars without surgery by means of following steps. Identify the type of acne scars you have. See a dermatologist who can tell the difference between types of scars. For example, scars may be classified as ice pick, boxing, rolling or hypertrophy scars. Not every nonsurgical removal techniques will work with each type of scar. Get a chemical peel. A solution is applied to the skin which causes the top layer to peel off. This encourages new skin growth. Peels are usually only effective on people with mild scaring. Apply acne scar creams. Topical acne scar skin creams may work on mild scars. Look for a cream with 'Retin-A' or 'alpha hydroxy acid'. You may need to apply creams daily for a few weeks or as long as a few months. Use Intense Pulsed Light. This scar removal technique works by delivering pulses of light onto the scar. It helps reduce the redness in scars and even skin tone. It may not work on severe acne scarring. Inject a dermal filler. Certain acne scars may be treated with injections of fillers such as 'Restylane'. The material fills in the scar and raises it to the same level as the surrounding skin, reducing the appearance of the scar. Injections usually need to be repeated because the fillers degrade over months. Try natural remedies. If acne scars are red and have discolored the skin, natural remedies may help treat the problem. Applying lemon juice may help reduce redness, for example, if you follow the steps in this video, you can able to minimize your acne scars without surgery.

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