Subcision

Subcision Treatment of Acne Scars

Subcision is a procedure that involves surgically disrupting the fibrous tissue underneath a depressed acne scar (eg. ice pick, boxcar scars). This fibrous bundle of collagen-rich tissue can serve as an anchor that connects the bottom of the scar to the underlying tissue. It can also inhibit the regrowth of healthy tissue. In the surgical …

Corticosteroid Injections

Corticosteroid Injections are administered by dermatologists directly into an acne nodule or cyst to relieve the inflammation. The inflammatory immune response in an acne lesion can cause significant damage to the surface of the skin, and the supportive tissue underneath. Corticosteroid injections are used to treat large inflammatory acne lesions that can permanently damage the …