Management of Acne Scarring, Part II

@article{Levy2012ManagementOA,
  title={Management of Acne Scarring, Part II},
  author={Lauren L. Levy and Joshua A. Zeichner},
  journal={American Journal of Clinical Dermatology},
  year={2012},
  volume={13},
  pages={331-340}
}
  • L. LevyJ. Zeichner
  • Published 12 December 2012
  • Medicine
  • American Journal of Clinical Dermatology
Acne scarring is a commonly encountered yet extremely challenging problem to treat for the dermatologist. As acne scarring can lead to significant psychological distress and low self-esteem, it is of utmost importance to have effective and satisfying treatments in the physician’s armamentarium. However, many treatments are unsatisfying, leading to patient disappointment and frustration.Although early treatment of acne lesions and inflammation with isotretinoin is beneficial in preventing acne… 

Management of post-acne scarring in the medical aesthetic clinic

Aesthetic practitioners are well placed to support patients with acne scarring, using a skill set that enables them to assess and diagnose the type of scarring and pigmentary change present, make appropriate treatment choices to improve appearance, and understand any contraindications based on skin type and previous treatment.

AN OBSERVATION ON SUCCESSFUL TREATMENT OF ACNE SCAR WITH HOMEOPATHIC MEDICINE

Very promising result by homeopathic treatment in all types of acne scars which is cost effective, reachable to all patients, effective orally, simple and convenient to all and without any complications is seen.

Acne scarring: a review of cosmetic therapies.

Some of the most commonly used cosmetic therapies for acne scarring are reviewed, including dermabrasion, laser resurfacing, radiofrequency (RF), subcision, skin needling, punch techniques, chemical peels, soft-tissue augmentation, intralesional therapy, cryotherapy, and silicone dressings, with a focus on cosmetic outcomes.

A Comprehensive Review of Non-Energy-Based Treatments for Atrophic Acne Scarring

The findings and analysis show that there is no panacean solution to treating atrophic acne scars, which explains the evolving trend towards developing unique combinatorial treatments.

A Review and Update of Treatment Options Using the Acne Scar Classification System

  • Monica BoenC. Jacob
  • Medicine
    Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.]
  • 2019
Therapies for acne scarring included surgical modalities, such as subcision, and punch excision and elevation, injectable fillers, chemical peels, dermabrasion, microneedling, and energy-based devices.

Interventions for acne scars.

This review aimed to examine treatments for atrophic and hypertrophic acne scars, but there is a lack of high-quality evidence on treatments for acne scars to better inform patients and their healthcare providers about the most effective and safe methods of managing this condition.

Treatment Modalities for Acne

Due to the increasing resistance of Propionibacterium acnes towards the available antibiotics, there is a need for new treatment methods and the lack of necessary evidence on the efficacy of CAM therapies makes it necessary for researchers to investigate these treatment options further.

Meeting the Challenges of Acne Treatment in Asian Patients: A Review of the Role of Dermocosmetics as Adjunctive Therapy

This article reviews the evidence on dermocosmetics for AV and provides practice recommendations as discussed during the 4th Asia-Pacific Acne Leaders' Summit held in Bangkok, Thailand, on 7 and 8 February 2015.

A Combination Approach to Treating Acne Scars in All Skin Types: Carbolic Chemical Reconstruction of Skin Scars, Blunt Bi-level Cannula Subcision, and Microneedling-A Case Series.

The triple combination of CROSS, subcision, and microneedling appears to be effective for the treatment of acne scars, with consistently high satisfaction among patients and photographic evidence of improvements.

Fractional radiofrequency treatment in acne scars: Systematic review of current evidence

  • E. ForbatF. Al‐Niaimi
  • Medicine
    Journal of cosmetic and laser therapy : official publication of the European Society for Laser Dermatology
  • 2016
It is found that there are many small studies showing promising results for the use of FRF in acne scars, either as an adjunct or more importantly as the sole treatment, there is however a need for larger trials against ablative and non-ablative lasers, in order to affirm the evidence present already.

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 138 REFERENCES

Management of Post-Acne Scarring

The treatment of hypertrophic acne scarring remains difficult, but silastic sheeting, vascular laser, and intralesional cytotoxics are interesting developments.

Management of post-acne scarring. What are the options for treatment?

  • G. Goodman
  • Medicine
    American journal of clinical dermatology
  • 2000
The treatment of hypertrophic acne scarring remains difficult, but silastic sheeting, vascular laser, and intralesional cytotoxics are interesting developments.

Post acne scarring: a review

  • G. Goodman
  • Medicine
    Journal of cosmetic and laser therapy : official publication of the European Society for Laser Dermatology
  • 2003
The patient, his or her expectations and overall appearance as well as the morphology of each scar must be assessed and treatment designed accordingly, so that the most pertinent treatment for that scar may be devised.

Treatment of Acne Scars Using Subdermal Minimal Surgery Technology

Subdermal minimal surgery technology is an effective and safe method for improving acne scars and has indicated no significant interest with commercial supporters.

Acne Scars: Pathogenesis, Classification and Treatment

This paper summarizes acne scar pathogenesis, classification and treatment options for hypertrophic and keloidal lesions, and describes numerous treatments for atrophic and hypertrophic scars.

Acne scarring: a classification system and review of treatment options.

A descriptive, simple, universally applicable acne scar classification system that includes 3 scar types: icepick, rolling, and boxcar is proposed that enables the physician to more precisely identify scar subtypes.

Topical retinoic acid in the treatment of fine acne scarring

A patient in whom the daily application of tretinoin 0'05% resulted in a marked improvement in the superficial scarring secondary to acne vulgaris is reported, report SIR.SIR.

Subcision for Acne Scarring: Technique and Outcomes in 40 Patients

  • Murad AlamN. OmuraM. Kaminer
  • Medicine
    Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.]
  • 2005
Subcision appears to be a safe technique that may provide significant long-term improvement in the “rolling scars” of selected patients.

Atrophic acne scar treatment using triple combination therapy: Dot peeling, subcision and fractional laser

It would appear that triple combination therapy is a safe and very effective combination treatment modality for a variety of atrophic acne scars.

Keloids and hypertrophic scars.

  • R. EnglishP. Shenefelt
  • Medicine
    Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.]
  • 1999
A better understanding of keloid pathogenesis may lead to improved therapies by which keloids growth and regrowth may be obviated.
...