Acne Scars
We also conduct treatments and surgical procedures to remove acne scars at Cosmo Care & Hair Clinic Chandigarh.

For those who don’t know, acne scars are caused by the blisters resulted due to oily skin, dead skin cells, and bacterial infections.

Normally these scars are usually small and heal quickly. However, if they’re deep, they might never heal and you might need surgical procedures.

Why to treat acne scars?

  • Your looks will be improved
  • Your self-esteem will be lifted
  • You will have a better skin health

Types of acne scars

Hypertrophic or keloid scarring
Mass or raised tissue on skin surface caused by the release of too much collagen as the acne wounds were healing.

Atrophic or depressed scarring
These scars are developed due to the loss of skin tissues. There are two types of atrophic scarring: Icepick scars, small yet visible holes in skin and Boxcar scars that are depressed scars and look like chickenpox scars.

Treatments for acne scars
Based on the type of scar you have, you can be offered one of the following treatments:

Surgical sanding and planning of the outer layer of skin on acne scars. This is one of the basic procedures.

Surgeon cuts the skin to remove the acne scar and then closes the wound with stitches.

Punch replacement graft
Surgeon uses a round sharp tool to remove it and then stitches the wound with a skin graft.

Soft tissue fillers
Fillers like Juvederm, Radiesse, Belotereo, Retylane, or Sculptra are injected directly into acne scars to temporarily improve your skin’s appearance.

Laser /light therapy
A gentle beam of light is used to treat acne scars without damaging the surrounding tissue. The procedure is mostly followed these days.

A special machine applies tiny rough particles for removing the uppermost layer of skin from acne scars.

Chemical peel
A chemical solution is used to remove outer layer of old skin to make the scars less visible. Know more about the procedure here.

Laser resurfacing
A wand-like laser instrument to remove the upper layer of skin from acne scars. Later, these skin cells are replaced by newer and more youthful ones.

Dos and Don’ts for better treating acne scars?


  • Stay out of the sun. Overexposure in sunshine can darken scars and make them look more visible.


  • Don’t itch or irritate the inflamed skin. Overwashing the scars or scrubbing them too much can irritate these scars and make them more visible.
  • Don’t pick at the scars. Bacteria from unwashed fingers and nails can result in infection and cyst formation.
  • Don’t give up on your scars. There are better procedures in market that can help improve your appearance.

Here are people whose lives were changed after the scars treatment from Cosmo Care & Hair Clinic hospital Chandigarh:

By now, you have learned everything about how you can effectively treat acne scars. In case you need more details or want to book an appointment, contact us. We’ll help you with the best possible advice.

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