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Acne Scarring

Serving patients in Ohio and Michigan including Toledo, Sylvania, Oregon, Detroit, Taylor, and Troy.

Eliminating your acne improves your appearance and helps you gain self-confidence. Your battle with acne, however, may have left acne scarring on your face and other areas.

What Causes Acne Scarring?

Acne scarring can be caused by picking, but certain types of acne cause acne scarring without picking. Acne lesions, known as cysts, leave scars because they cause inflammation and damage your collagen. Collagen is the underlying structure of your skin that gives it a smooth texture and volume. Without collagen, your skin has no foundation, and the result is acne scarring.

What Does Acne Scarring Look Like?

Acne scarring appears at the site of your acne-related cyst. There are three types of acne scars:

  • Shallow acne scarring known as atrophic
  • Boxcar-shaped acne scarring
  • Narrow and deep acne scarring that is shaped like the tip of an ice pick

If you have dark skin, you may also have hyperpigmentation, or skin darkening, within the acne scarring. People with lighter skin typically have areas of redness within the acne scarring.

How Can Artisan Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery Center Help with Acne Scarring?

The physicians at Artisan Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery Center are highly trained in treating skin conditions, including acne scarring. During your consultation appointment, your physician examines your skin and acne scarring. Based on your skin type and the extent of your acne scarring, the physician develops an individualized treatment plan for you, including the type of treatment, which may be an at-home or in-office treatment, and the number of treatments needed to eliminate your acne scarring.

What Is the Cost of Acne Scarring Treatment in Ohio and Michigan?

The price of acne scarring treatment varies for each person depending on the extent of treatment necessary. Artisan Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery accepts CareCredit™, Surgery Loans, and Healthcare Financing Direct as plastic surgery financing options.

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Dr. Manish Raj Gupta

At the Artisan Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery Center, Dr. Raj K. Gupta & Dr. Manish Raj Gupta offer plastic and reconstructive surgery and non-invasive advanced skin care to patients across Ohio and Michigan including Toledo, Sylvania, Oregon, Detroit, Taylor, and Troy. Contact the Artisan Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery Center office today to schedule your acne scarring treatment consultation!

Written by Artisan Cosmetic Surgery January 18, 2014