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Posted 26 April 2011 - 05:42 AM

1. Please read this article if you would like to know more about scars and scar treatments:
http://www.ncbi.nlm....2010-893080.pdf
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

Thank you, TokyoGirl for the following information:

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:
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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
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Best of luck to all fellow sufferers!

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