Even after acne and pimples disappear, they leave behind stubborn marks and scars. These marks are dark in color and can make your appearance ugly. They look more pronounced on your face. Sometimes, you can’t hide it well even with make-up. There are different types of scars like bumpy, fleshy, flattened, and pit hole.
Scars are discoloration of the skin, due to disruptions in the blood vessels which forms a blood clot. It gets exaggerated with pressure. This is the reason why doctors advise not to prick pimples.
Here are some list of treatments go can go for to reduce the scars:
It is the modern and the best ways to get rid of scars. There are two types of laser namely, CO2 and the YAG laser. Doctors prescribe it depending on the skin conditions. The laser treatment regenerates new cells and improves blood circulation.
The damaged skin is thus, removed from the top derma layer quickly. The treatment is accompanied with some medicines and creams. It is advised not to remain in the sun for long hours.
Peeling – there are two types of peels
Glycolic peels – The treatment is done with the help of glycolic acid. Firstly the 50 percent of the glycolic acid is used. Then a higher dosage of 70 percent is used for better results. It peels away the top layer of the skin. The scars and marks disappear in 2 weeks. It also helps in improving the skin texture and color. Your skin appears soft and smooth.
Retino peels – it is used for treating the stubborn pimples and acnes. Sometimes acnes get infected and pus is formed in it. 25 percent of retino acid is used to cure them. Retino is a derivative of vitamin A.
It mechanically peels away the top layer of the skin. Amounts of friction are used in this technique. It is not recommended for sensitive skin.
It is used for pitted acne scars. It is like a skin transplant. The scars are punched by a machine and then removed. Then a grafted skin is taken from the ear or thigh and medically replaced.
You can use few medicines for home care. Clindamycin is an effective topical antibiotic, which reduces the acne and acne scars. Select creams which are rich in allatonin. You can use oral antibiotics with an expert guidance. Sometimes pimples are formed due to excess protein synthesis. The antibiotics block the process.