Acne Scar Treatment: A Multimodality Approach Tailored to Scar Type

@article{ZaleskiLarsen2016AcneST,
  title={Acne Scar Treatment: A Multimodality Approach Tailored to Scar Type},
  author={Lisa A. Zaleski-Larsen and Sabrina Guillen Fabi and Timothy A. McGraw and Mark B. Taylor},
  journal={Dermatologic Surgery},
  year={2016},
  volume={42},
  pages={S139–S149}
}
BACKGROUND Acne scarring can be classified into atrophic icepick, boxcar, and rolling scars in addition to keloidal and hypertrophic scars. Additionally, these scars can be erythematous, hyperpigmented, and/or hypopigmented. Each scar type has a different structural cause warranting a customized approach. Many cosmetic options exist to address these changes individually, but little literature exists about the safety and efficacy of combining such procedures and devices. METHODS A Medline search… 

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