Identifying an Acne Scar

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Identifying an Acne Scar

Identifying an Acne Scar

Most people experience acne at some point in their lives. Whether you face a mild or severe battle with this condition, acne can unfortunately leave lasting marks that are out of your control. Sometimes as your skin is healing a blemish, it produces too much collagen, causing a raised scar on your skin’s surface. More commonly, acne leaves behind a depressed scar on the skin due to a loss of tissue after a blemish forms and clears. Fortunately, laser skin resurfacing treatment is one way to regain skin that looks smooth and healthy.

Types of Acne Scars

Acne scars vary in appearance and nature depending on your skin’s level of inflammation during an acne outbreak. Forms of acne scars you can suffer from are:

  • Atrophic (shallow)
  • Box-car shaped
  • Ice pick-shaped (narrow and deeper)

Even with careful treatment, you may still be at risk for developing acne scars. Luckily, there are a number of treatments available to you for correcting skin concerns and tissue damage. At Bergman Folkers Plastic Surgery, we offer state-of-the-art technologies that help rejuvenate your skin and leave it looking fresh, smooth, and healthy. Our laser skin resurfacing treatment is especially effective at reducing acne scars and creating the appearance of renewed skin.

Contact a Des Moines Cosmetologist Today

If you are a victim of acne scarring and want smooth, healthy-looking skin again, the professional staff at Bergman Folkers Plastic Surgery have extensive experience with laser skin resurfacing treatments and can offer you individualized cosmetic guidance. Contact Bergman Folkers Plastic Surgery in Des Moines at (515) 222-1111 today for more information.