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In general, subcision may be associated with the following if subsequent healing is compromised: bruising, swelling, post-treatment infection and increased scarring. In areas where the dermis is thin e.g. forehead, around the eyes or the skin is very sebaceous e...
2 Dec 2019
It is quite normal and common to experience bruising and swelling after subcision to an area. If left to resolve spontaneously, it can take up to 1-2 weeks to resolve completely. Treatment options to expedite the healing would include topical creams which can still take a week or mo...
15 Nov 2019
The nose is one of the most sensitive parts of your body. In view of the highly sebaceous nature of the nose, for depressed nose scar, in my experience, only fractional CO2 laser may give modest results after several treatments. Much has been written about fractional CO2 la...
29 Oct 2019
From the photos, you have primarily boxcar type acne scars rather than ice pick scars . For boxcar type scars, a variety of effective treatment solutions exist. They include subcision , fractional CO2 laser, fractional microneedle RF and fractional pico- laser . Treatment...
26 Oct 2019
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It is perfectly safe to perform subcision treatment to your skin with prior CaHA fillers injection at anytime. Filler injection can be performed right after a subcision treatment for depressed acne. Subcision works well for rolling and boxcar acne scars as it breaks fibrou...
10 Oct 2019
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
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