What You Need to Know About Acne Scar Removal in Singapore
The appearance of your face can have a huge effect on your self-esteem. If you have shiny even and smooth skin, then you will naturally feel beautiful. On the other hand, having acne and pimples all over your face can often lead you to feel judged and therefore cause you to become more withdrawn. Luckily, with acne scar removal treatment, you can finally achieve that smooth and glowing skin.
What are acne scars?
The first step to understanding acne scars is being able to tell the difference between an acne scar and an acne mark.
An acne mark is left behind after a pimple disappears. It can be either brown or reddish. The good thing with acne marks is that they can disappear on their own after around 6 months.
The acne scar, on the other hand, is permanent scarring and will not go away. This is the focus of our acne scar removal treatment. It causes uneven skin.
There are multiple causes of acne scars. These may include inflamed pustular acne, cystic acne, large pimples, or acne that is tender to the touch. The scars are left behind when a pimple is ruptured.
Different types of acne scars and acne removal treatments
There are 5 main types of acne scars. These are:
- Boxcar acne scars–these have a square shape are depressed. The edges of the scar are steep and clear.
- Valley scars– depressions on the skin.
- Atrophic acne scars– these are scars located nearer to the surface of the skin.
- Hypertrophic scars– these are raised scars.
- Icepick acne scars– these are narrow and deep scars
Keep in mind that acne scars don’t always manifest themselves as depressions. Hypertrophic scars ad keloid scars are elevated scars.
During your acne scar removal, the first step will be to slow down or even completely stop further acne breakouts. Next, the doctor will evaluate your situation and decide on the best type of acne scar removal.
Different types of acne scars will require different types of treatment.
Acne scar treatment for people in entertainment
If you are looking to join the entertainment industry, acne scars may drastically affect your progress. Luckily with acne scar removal, you can finally achieve a smooth looking skin. You can pursue your music or acting dreams with your new-found self-esteem.
No longer will you worry about never achieving your dreams.
Acne scar removal treatment
There are 4 main types of acne scar removal in Singapore. These are:
- Micro Botox treatment
- CO2 resurfacing laser and clear
- Rejuran Healer treatment
CO2 resurfacing laser and clear + Brilliant laser
This form of acne scar treatment makes use of laser. A laser beam is split into many thousands of micro treatment zones that are directed at a section of the affected skin. The skin layers are removed in the target area. However, no skin layers are removed in the surrounding area. As a result, the skin is able to heal much more efficiently.
The CO2 acne scar removal works on mild to severe acne scarring. Other than acne scars, the treatment is a good solution for wrinkles and fine lines.
Clear + Brilliant laser is another type of resurfacing laser. It is similar to the CO2 laser only this time there is less recovery time. If you have a tight schedule and cannot afford to take time off from work, then this option is ideal for you. It also boosts the production of collagen which reduces the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.
Rejuran Healer treatment
This treatment originated in South Korea. It is not only effective for the treatment of acne scars, but also as an anti-aging solution. One of the main strong points of Rejuran healer is its ability to help the skin produce more collagen.
Furthermore, it boosts skin regeneration from the inner layers. Consequently, this helps improve health, texture and overall quality of the skin.
The doctor administers Rejuran through tiny injections in the inner layers of the skin. It is not painful although the doctor may use a numbing cream to prevent any discomfort during the procedure. Always choose a doctor with plenty of years of experience such as Dr Chua Cheng Yu.
Subcision acne scar removal
This treatment is ideal for people with deep facial scars. This is especially so with box scar acne scars or rolling acne scars. The procedure involves a needle inserted into the skin to break down the stubborn acne tissue. As a result, the skin is elevated resulting in smoother skin.
One of the main advantages of subcision acne removal is that the patient can see drastic improvements after the 1st session. That said, you will experience some redness and swelling which will disappear after 3 to 5 days.
This is a type of modified Botox also called messo Botox. Using the microinjection technique, the doctor injects a small amount of Botox in the skin. This fills up the skin, tightening it and making pores look smaller.
To minimize the pain and discomfort, the doctor will apply numbing cream onto the skin. The positive effects of the Botox can last anywhere between 3 and 4 months.
With acne removal treatment, you can finally restore the smooth supple skin of your youth. You no longer have to feel ashamed of the acne scars. After undergoing the right treatment, you will experience a boost in confidence after achieving healthy skin.
Dr Chua Cheng Yu
13 Stamford Rd, #B2-35 Capitol Piazza,
+65 8129 9789