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lovescars3

Seeking advice for acne scars

Hi, I'm 23 and have been dealing with pretty severe cystic acne since I was around 19.  I completed a course of accutane my sophomore year in college and that left me with a lot of scarring in my cheeks/temple area.  Lately, I've been dealing with breakouts around my mouth which has been causing scarring there as well.  It appears to be mostly ice picks on my left temple and cheeks, as well as rolling/boxcar on cheeks and mouth.

 

I was wondering which types of treatments I should pursue for my acne scarring. I don't really care about price, I just want to improve this situation and move on from this.

 

Also, I am located in the San Francisco Bay Area so any recommended drs would be much appreciated as well! Thanks!!

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@lovescars3 Hi there.

I still see active acne, this has to be under control or we are playing a chasing game to fix new scars. Please goto a derm and have them get this under control if you need some help.

You have boxcars, rolling, and icepicks, mainly superficial scarring.

** Please Note I offer to acne scar suffers a "more" "customized" (private) consultation than the above general advice. Analysis, answering questions, ongoing support by Private Messaging. Feel free to message me there. Be patient as I can get over 100+ of the worst acne scar cases to help, it "may" take me up to 48 hours to respond.

Checkout the main scar treatments sub, find the FAQ pinned on top there, goto the bottom, there are Dr's or call around and ask who does cannula subcision or nokor subcision (needle type) to dermatologists and or plastic surgeons, consult a few before you decide who you like, even if you have to pay as treatment is expensive, better like them. Ask how many subcisions they do a month and if they treat your skin type. If they just do laser run they will just blast you and not solve your issue.

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