Scars can be emotionally devastating for many people, leading to mental and emotional complications due to being considered as disfiguring and aesthetically unpleasant. Scars may result in development of post-traumatic stress reactions, loss of self-esteem and social stigma.
Acne scars are usually the result of inflamed blemishes caused by skin pores engorged with excess oil, dead skin cells and bacteria. The pore swells, causing a break in the follicle wall. Shallow lesions are usually minor and heal quickly. But if there is a deep break in the wall of the pore, infected material can spill out into surrounding tissue, creating deeper lesions. The skin attempts to repair these lesions by forming new collagen fibers. These repairs usually aren’t as smooth and flawless as the original skin.
Physical, emotional and social reasons for treating acne scars include:
Scarring is a natural part of the healing process after injury. The scar’s appearance and its treatment depend on multiple factors, including the depth and size of the wound, its location and the age, sex, ethnicity and genetics of the patient. These are the several different types of scars, including:
Intracel is an innovative, skin resurfacing technology that delivers heat energy below the surface of the skin. Traditional resurfacing lasers work by burning the surface of the skin, which means downtime and discomfort. Intracel Fractional Radio Frequency (RF) microneedles directs the RF energy just below the skin providing a comfortable, efficient treatment with minimal downtime, without causing any harm to the epidermis.