Unfortunately acne can seriously affect people’s lives and self-confidence, even after the acne itself has cleared up. Treatment for acne scars and other scars can deliver a big improvement.
Scars are the result of the skin’s reaction to trauma after an accident or surgery, burns or conditions such as acne. The healing response in these situations gives rise to formation of excess new collagen.
Scarring can also result from deeper and more severe acne spots and may take various forms.
The resulting area of skin has different texture, being firmer and less elastic; different contours, with pitting or raised scars; and loss of elasticity can give rise to tight areas that can be painful and restrict movement.
Treatments to consider: