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Hi, For all treatment modalities including Fraxel laser and subcision, failure of clinical response is well recognized despite the use of the right procedure and appropriate treatment parameters. A full assessment by your attending doctor is probably needed to review treatment parameters and to ...
2 Aug 2019
Hi, It is best that you clarify this with your attending doctor. If you are still on Accutane 20mg/day, it is likely that your acne is still active. As such, all forms of acne scar treatment including subcision should probably be deferred until your active acne is fully c...
31 Jul 2019
Hi, The key principle of acne scar treatment is “controlled injury” to the dermis where the acne scar tissue are located. This controlled injury to the dermis allows for subsequent healing to occur, laying down new and more organized collagen tissue, and resul...
14 Jul 2019
Hi, The key principle of acne scar treatment is “ controlled injury ” to the dermis where the acne scar tissue is located. This controlled injury to the dermis allows for subsequent healing to occur, laying down new and more organized ...
14 Jul 2019
Pitted chicken pox Scar tip of nose
Hi, Atrophic scars on the tip of the nose (from acne or chicken pox) is most challenging to treat due to the median location and convex surface of the nose which exacerbates the cosmetic appearance of the scar. The highly sebaceous nature of the ...
6 Jun 2019
Hi, Subcision releases the underlying scar tissue and stimulates new collagen formation from wound healing. Hence results will be seen even after a single session although results are delayed for several months until the new collagen is formed. Repeat subcisions done judiciously ...
19 May 2019
Yes, Subcision is one of the most effective and best Acne Scar treatments, especially if you have deep pitted scars. Subcision without fillers is definitely effective. In certain types of deep atrophic acne scars that are tethered down to underlying muscle, Subcision c...
29 Nov 2018
May I know why are you undergoing regular extraction facials? If you are having issue with comedone and acne, it might not the right time to do subcision and filler for your scar. Extraction may not be a good solution for comedone control as well. Frequent extraction increases...
3 Jul 2018
To address your questions: 1. Generally subcision (I assume with some collagen stimulators) will lead to collagen stimulation, and this is also what CO2 laser aims to do. Some experts suggest that an interval of at least 4 – 6 weeks is kept between each collagen-stimulati...
24 Jan 2018
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