Procedures such as subscision and punch excision are performed by Specialists to treat certain forms of acne scarring. Subscision is ideal for deep tethered scars, while punch excision is used for very deep enlarged acne pores and scars. Surgical techniques are often combined with Fractional Laser and TCA peels as part of the Synergy Program for acne scar revision.
Facts on subscision and surgery for acne scars
- Subscision and punch excision are surgical methods of acne scar removal
- Subscision is an excellent method of treating tethered, or puckered acne scars
- Punch excision is used if acne scars are in the form of deep open pores such as enlarged pores and ice-pick scars
- We often combine surgical methods with lasers as part of our Synergy Program for acne scars