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What scar treatment should I go for? Please help

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I am 25 & had acne for quite some time. As a result it left some deep scars in my right cheek. I need some direction before consulting a doctor. Also can you tell what type of scars do i have? Thanks in advance.

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1 hour ago, PRYCHCT1 said:

I am 25 & had acne for quite some time. As a result it left some deep scars in my right cheek. I need some direction before consulting a doctor. Also can you tell what type of scars do i have? Thanks in advance.

Those are boxcar scars with defined borders. I suggest subcision and TCA Cross. Subcision is to cut any scar fibers causing the depression and TCA Cross is to smooth out the hard edges. 

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 Should I do both of these treatments at a time or one after another? What would be more effective? And could you please tell me what are the chances of getting hyperpigmentation from TCA Cross?  

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15 hours ago, Sirius Lee said:

Those are boxcar scars with defined borders. I suggest subcision and TCA Cross. Subcision is to cut any scar fibers causing the depression and TCA Cross is to smooth out the hard edges. 

Should I do both of these treatments at a time or one after another? What would be more effective? And could you please tell me what are the chances of getting hyperpigmentation from TCA Cross?  

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5 hours ago, PRYCHCT1 said:

Should I do both of these treatments at a time or one after another? What would be more effective? And could you please tell me what are the chances of getting hyperpigmentation from TCA Cross?  

You can get both at the same time. To minimize hyperpigmentation, I suggest you apply skin bleaching cream (eg. hydroquinone) at least 4 weeks prior to the date of treatment. It can also be applied as soon as the scabs fall off. Finally, it takes roughly 3 months for full collagen production, so you should wait 3 months before scheduling another treatment.

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