It is a very common problem among males and females. In common language it is also known as pimples. it can come at any age. Sometimes they come in early age and sometimes they come too late. Every time there are certain reasons behind the outbreak of the pimple. Sometimes it is due to the hormonal imbalance, erratic food patterns, life style, menopause and many more reasons.
In teenager’s blockage of the pores play a vital role in the development of acne which makes the condition common among all teens. People of all ages can get it. Some adult women experience it due to hormonal changes associated with stress, pregnancy, menstrual cycles, and birth control pills.
Common pimples can be corrected easily with the face washes, topical creams, and gels and if there are cystic lesions then it can be treated with the oral medications and for scarring lasers should be considered. Your doctor will analyze your skin type and give you the treatment according to that.
Treatment entirely depends upon the age of the patient, causes, other medications which patient is taking, whether it is cystic, normal or infected it should be treated by dermatologist only.
Fractional Laser Resurfacing –
Fractional lasers are one of the best lasers used nowadays to correct the scarring. It can correct the severe scarring. In some cases erbium glass lasers are to be used to get the desired results. The work of laser is to burn the upper layer of the skin in order to make the way for the new skin, when new skin starts appearing the acne scars get eliminated automatically. One can take couple of sessions of this as guided by your dermatologist. After the treatment one should apply ample amount of sun block and should keep on reapplying them every three hourly so that the new skin which is coming should not get black.
Microdermabrasion is one treatment for those who are suffering from smaller and not so severe scaring, Microdermabrasion can be the best possible choice. This process works superficially by exfoliating the upper layer of the skin which contains the scar.
All these treatments have a down time. So better first consult your dermatologist and accordingly take the treatment
Scars are generally depressed and pitted. They are treated by an experienced dermatologist only. Your dermatologist can treat your scarring with latest methods like undermining and subcision, erbium glass lasers are there and the most effective is co2 fractional laser.
Needle Subcision or Undermining –
Undermining or Subcision is also sometimes combined with the co2 fractional laser so as to decrease the sessions of lasers. Nowadays dermatologists first prefer undermining so that the severe pitting is to be lifted up. This method works as removing dents from your skin. Again skin protection from the sun is required post procedure. The procedure works on the technique of inserting the needle from the side of the scar and is swept along the sides of the severe scar bands. When these severe scar bands get broken causes hematoma which means collection of blood over there, which will disappear in some days and will one can notice the scar surface is to be lifted
We should always seek the advice of an experienced dermatologist so that we can correct on its initial stage before making the condition worse or scarring. So consult a doctor and follow the course as prescribed by him and never leave the course before time so that you can get acne free skin.
After completing the treatment , your marks can be corrected with chemical peels such as salicylic acid peel, glycolic acid peel. Different varieties of non ablative lasers, photo therapies are available depending upon the severity of your post inflammatory marks