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#1 DmitriY

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Posted 29 August 2013 - 07:09 PM

Hi everyone,

 

Anyone on this board have their scars filled in over time? I've had acne since I was a teenager and went through two rounds of accutane which kept the cystic acne away. Now at 26, I no longer have cystic acne but left with a lot of scars. I used to have rolling scars, blackheads, and some congested pores. Then, I tried laser resurfacing without any luck of improvement. I think it gave me more scars instead because now I see ice-pick, box-scars, different skin depth in certain areas. My question is.. does anyone with acne scars experience that the scars naturally fill itself in over time? If so how long would you say it take and how much of filling in happened? I've been feeling really down because of what I see in the mirror lately. 



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Posted 29 August 2013 - 08:16 PM

Hi everyone,
 
Anyone on this board have their scars filled in over time? I've had acne since I was a teenager and went through two rounds of accutane which kept the cystic acne away. Now at 26, I no longer have cystic acne but left with a lot of scars. I used to have rolling scars, blackheads, and some congested pores. Then, I tried laser resurfacing without any luck of improvement. I think it gave me more scars instead because now I see ice-pick, box-scars, different skin depth in certain areas. My question is.. does anyone with acne scars experience that the scars naturally fill itself in over time? If so how long would you say it take and how much of filling in happened? I've been feeling really down because of what I see in the mirror lately. 

Sigh, i know how you feel...
Really do and it sucks.
Anyways, ive read people's scars filling in after a year or two. For deeper ones, it took more years obviously. But some people's scars dont fill in but maybe that's because it's too deep or they arent good healers (genetics). Nevertheless, even deep scars fade a bit over time.

Although, for old people, it only gets worse cause their skin's ability to produce collagen decreases and their elasticity, etc. decreases.

So you're lucky your young.

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Posted 30 August 2013 - 07:42 AM

Hi everyone,
 
Anyone on this board have their scars filled in over time? I've had acne since I was a teenager and went through two rounds of accutane which kept the cystic acne away. Now at 26, I no longer have cystic acne but left with a lot of scars. I used to have rolling scars, blackheads, and some congested pores. Then, I tried laser resurfacing without any luck of improvement. I think it gave me more scars instead because now I see ice-pick, box-scars, different skin depth in certain areas. My question is.. does anyone with acne scars experience that the scars naturally fill itself in over time? If so how long would you say it take and how much of filling in happened? I've been feeling really down because of what I see in the mirror lately. 

Sigh, i know how you feel...
Really do and it sucks.
Anyways, ive read people's scars filling in after a year or two. For deeper ones, it took more years obviously. But some people's scars dont fill in but maybe that's because it's too deep or they arent good healers (genetics). Nevertheless, even deep scars fade a bit over time.

Although, for old people, it only gets worse cause their skin's ability to produce collagen decreases and their elasticity, etc. decreases.

So you're lucky your young.

My skin did not look as bad when I was 18. Then I became obsessed with my looks and my skin in college. I feel as though many things I did contributed to the way my skin look today. If only I knew what I know now. My skin before the laser looked kind of ok despite the scars, but ever since I had the laser treatments, it looks a lot worse. My face now looks like I had severe acne when I was younger. The idea of subcision interests me but I'm afraid of possible complications and the surgery not working. I really do hope many of my scars will fill itself in and soften overtime. I try to be hopeful and keep my finger crossed at the back of my mind. 



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Posted 30 August 2013 - 02:00 PM

 

Hi everyone,
 
Anyone on this board have their scars filled in over time? I've had acne since I was a teenager and went through two rounds of accutane which kept the cystic acne away. Now at 26, I no longer have cystic acne but left with a lot of scars. I used to have rolling scars, blackheads, and some congested pores. Then, I tried laser resurfacing without any luck of improvement. I think it gave me more scars instead because now I see ice-pick, box-scars, different skin depth in certain areas. My question is.. does anyone with acne scars experience that the scars naturally fill itself in over time? If so how long would you say it take and how much of filling in happened? I've been feeling really down because of what I see in the mirror lately. 

Sigh, i know how you feel...
Really do and it sucks.
Anyways, ive read people's scars filling in after a year or two. For deeper ones, it took more years obviously. But some people's scars dont fill in but maybe that's because it's too deep or they arent good healers (genetics). Nevertheless, even deep scars fade a bit over time.

Although, for old people, it only gets worse cause their skin's ability to produce collagen decreases and their elasticity, etc. decreases.

So you're lucky your young.

My skin did not look as bad when I was 18. Then I became obsessed with my looks and my skin in college. I feel as though many things I did contributed to the way my skin look today. If only I knew what I know now. My skin before the laser looked kind of ok despite the scars, but ever since I had the laser treatments, it looks a lot worse. My face now looks like I had severe acne when I was younger. The idea of subcision interests me but I'm afraid of possible complications and the surgery not working. I really do hope many of my scars will fill itself in and soften overtime. I try to be hopeful and keep my finger crossed at the back of my mind. 


What laser did you undergo?


 



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Posted 30 August 2013 - 02:32 PM


What laser did you undergo?


 

The infamous fraxel. My scars looks hardened after it. IMO, the laser made my rolling scars tethered and became box scars. Don't know if it'll soften and become rolling so it can fill in when i get fat.



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Posted 30 August 2013 - 04:03 PM

try derma rolling or a derma stamp- tons of information on this site and on owndoc....then get a really good topical like vitamin C, copper peptides or MSM...takes a while but keep at it and you will see improvement...the whole concept is to cause a mild dermal injury then soothe and heal with the topicals

 

cheap, with the derma stamp you can focus on just the problem areas vs the whole face...start slow then build up as you gain confidence, I use a 0.5mm stamp I buy on Amazon, every 10 days or so and I stamp 6-7 times hard - slight pin point bleeding then I use copper peptides but I just picked up some MSM that I will start using

 

good luck to you, but do get started on some plan of action, maybe try a single subscision...just make a plan and get started - there is definitely improvement out there you just have to find the right thing for your skin



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Posted 30 August 2013 - 07:46 PM


What laser did you undergo?
 

The infamous fraxel. My scars looks hardened after it. IMO, the laser made my rolling scars tethered and became box scars. Don't know if it'll soften and become rolling so it can fill in when i get fat.

Fraxel repair or restore?
Cause those are very different things

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Posted 31 August 2013 - 06:35 AM

 


What laser did you undergo?
 

The infamous fraxel. My scars looks hardened after it. IMO, the laser made my rolling scars tethered and became box scars. Don't know if it'll soften and become rolling so it can fill in when i get fat.

Fraxel repair or restore?
Cause those are very different things

I know they are. I was treated with dual. It only brought more damage both physical and emotional. What kind of scars do you have and have you tried anything that helps?



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Posted 31 August 2013 - 07:33 AM


 



What laser did you undergo?
 

The infamous fraxel. My scars looks hardened after it. IMO, the laser made my rolling scars tethered and became box scars. Don't know if it'll soften and become rolling so it can fill in when i get fat.

Fraxel repair or restore?
Cause those are very different things
I know they are. I was treated with dual. It only brought more damage both physical and emotional. What kind of scars do you have and have you tried anything that helps?

I have rolling, box scars, icepick scars, and i have a hypertrophic scar from a dogbite.
I havent done anything drastic to my face yet but i will. Im still a student so ihave a very low budget.

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Posted 01 November 2013 - 09:58 PM

plz suggest which treatment he(victim) need to take.



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Posted 07 March 2014 - 09:10 AM

I currently have two acne scars that are fairly new. (Around 6 months) I researched and found out that scars heal on its own for around a year so I decided to use natural remedies. I started to use aloe vera , lemons, and cucumbers. It's only been a week but I have a good feeling about it. I also try to intake he right amount of various vitamins.




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