Many people around the world deal with scars and scarring on different levels. Patients who seek treatment for their aesthetic irregularities often also need to find solutions for the emotional or mental consequences of being dissatisfied with their appearance. Problems with acne are common examples of this and patients may feel despair when treatments do not work out.
Dr Chin Yee Choong, the medical director of Dermclear Aesthetic & Laser Clinic, has recently responded to a DoctorxDentist post regarding the association of acne scars with body dysmorphic disorder. Here's what he had to share.