Get Rid of Acne Scars
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This article is part of the How to Get Rid of a Scar series on VisiHow. Click to learn more about scars and their treatments.
As their name implies, acne scars are the result of severe acne. Severe acne can leave pits and angled or wavy scars on your face.
- 1 Medical Treatments
- 2 Natural Treatments
- 3 Questions and Answers
- 4 Referencing this Article
- 5 Comments
There are a number of medical treatments to take care of these types of scars depending on the severity of the scars.
Some over-the-counter and prescription scar gels, ointments, and creams will also treat scars and pits caused by acne.
If your acne scars aren't very severe, you could ask your doctor about a chemical peel, which can quickly improve the appearance of your acne scars.
If your acne scars are just a bunch of pits, your doctor may just inject material under the pits on your face to make the skin smoother.
Dermabrasion is a process through which a spinning diamond tool removes the top layer of your face's skin. The healing process can take anywhere from 10 days to 3 weeks, but once its healed, the new top layer will be smooth.
Fractional Laser Therapy
This process uses a laser to bypass the top layer of your skin and smooth your deeper skin. Fractional laser therapy patients will only need a few days to heal, since the top layer of skin is left untouched. You may look a bit sunburned while you heal, though.
- 1Buy sandalwood paste and rosewater and mix the two together.Advertisement
- 2Put the mixture on your face.Advertisement
- 3Leave it on overnight.
- 4Wash it off in the morning.
- 5Repeat until you notice improvements.
- 1Squeeze a fresh lemon into a cup.
- 2Cover your fingertips with the lemon juice.
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Questions and Answers
I have small dents and craters of chickenpox and acne?
My age is 24. I had chickenpox at age of 13 left some dents craters on my face. But now I having pimples and it creates open pores and small dents of acne on my cheek. How can I remove these dents and close pores? How can fill these dents? I have tried: I have tried papaya based and vitamin E cream for a month. I have also tried ilumax and Opera gel to fade scare. I think it was caused by: My main problem is open and small dents and holes due to acne. I don't know y it happened
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