Clear Skin 101: Get Rid of Acne Scars
With the right acne scar treatments and expert tips, you can finally forget your breakout-ridden past
When it's time to see a dermIf you are suffering from deep, stubborn scars and exfoliating just isn't cutting it, set up an appointment with your dermatologist. A doctor can prescribe retinoids, like Retin A Micro, which will build dermal collagen and improve the scar's appearance over time, says Dr. Vic Narurkar from the Bay Area Laser Institute in San Francisco. He also suggests talking to your doctor about what he calls "the gold standard to treat acne scars" -- Fraxel laser therapy.
Other options include fillers like Juvederm, which can help fill in concave scars by plumping the skin and filling in volume.
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