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Acne Scarring

Acne scarring is caused by severe acne that is left untreated. Some cases of acne can leave you with acne scars which appear as depressed hollows or holes in your skin known as atrophic scars, or raised scars known as hypertrophic scarring. Redness and other discolouration from acne can also remain for a few months, but usually fades on its own.

What causes Acne Scarring?

Acne scarring is caused when a severe acne breakout penetrates so deeply beneath the skin that it damages the surrounding tissues. Atrophic scars usually appear on the face and are depressed in the skin because of a lack of collagen made when the skin is healing. Collagen is vital to healing wounds, however hypertrophic scars which are raised, are caused because of too much collagen production during healing. Hypertrophic scars are more common with chest and back acne.

Do you suffer from the following?

  • Boxcar scars, U-shaped, shallow or deep atrophic scars
  • Ice pick, narrow V-shaped deep atrophic scars
  • Wide depression atrophic scars with a rolling appearance
  • Hypertrophic raised scars
  • Purple, red, or dark discolouration to the skin after acne has cleared
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How can we treat Acne Scarring?

At Dr. Victoria, our practices and treatments are based on skin science. Ensuring you receive the safest, most effective methods to target acne scarring. Depending on the depth of the scars on face will determine the best treatment for acne scars at Dr Victoria Clinic. We use a combination of lasers such as Fractora and iPixel Fractional Resurfacing to reduce acne scars as well as a variety of Chemical Peels to reduce the visibility of scars, smooth your skin and give you a more even skin tone. We know how to get rid of red acne scars and how to get rid of spot scars to give you a smooth complexion you won’t want to hide.

Speak to one of our experts today.





Why Choose Dr. Victoria Clinic?

Our treatments are often a blend of technologically advanced procedures and more traditional approaches while we give the best patient care from the moment you come in for a consultation. This patient care doesn’t just stop after your treatment, but we offer free ongoing advice to our patients whenever they have any questions.