Acne Scar Treatments
Posted 26 April 2011 - 05:42 AM
Pubmed link: http://www.ncbi.nlm....ubmed/20981308/
(Thank you Biggs881 for bringing this article to our attention.)
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Posted 20 November 2012 - 05:25 PM
Acne-and-Scars-scrfmt.pdf 3.99MB 699 downloads
I came across an excellent publication on grading types and severity of acne scarring, as well as the best treatment approach for each type of scarring, a few months ago.
The document is long at over 120 pages. If you join Scribd, you can download the pdf. It's a great read and resource for anyone hoping to treat their scars. I hope you find it as useful as I have. http://www.scribd.co.../Acne-and-Scars
For your reference, here's a glimpse of what's touched on:
Table of Contents.
1 Classification of acne scars: A review with clinical and ultrasound correlation
2 Pathophysiology of acne scars 8
3 Hypertrophic and keloidal scars 11
4 Topical therapy for acne scarring 20
5 Superficial peeling 27
6 Medium depth and deep peeling 34
7 Dermabrasion for acne scars 42
8 Fillers and fat transfer for treatment of acne scarring 49
9 Needling 57
10 Fractional photothermolysis for acne scars 67
11 Nonablative and ablative devices for the treatment of acne scars 72
12 Surgical techniques: Excision, grafting, punch techniques and subcision 76
13 Camouflage: Clinical importance of corrective cover cosmetic (Camouflage)and quality-of-life outcome in the management of patients with acne scarringand/or post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation 87
14 Acne scars in Asian patients 90
15 Acne scarring and patients of African descent 98
16 Treatment algorithm for acne scars 110
Best of luck to all fellow sufferers!
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