Scars are marks left on our skin from trauma, burns, acne and surgical incision, and are a part of the body's natural healing process in light of the substantial injury. Typically the body’s natural response is collagen production to heal an injury; in any case, scars create when collagen formation happens because haphazardly of an overwhelming healing response. These scars can be modified with the used of derma roller, IPL, peels, co2 laser and medical treatment.
What is Derma Roller?
A dermaroller is a skin needling gadget with numerous small surgical needles. The Dermapen® is an exceptionally specialized instrument that contains fine therapeutic needles that create micro-punctures on the skin's surface layer. The procedure initiates the creation of collagen, which helps tighten the skin and reestablishes elasticity with no damage to the skin itself
Why is derma roller for scars effective?
The scars on your body that are results of the past injury of our skin that haven't healed totally to the natural skin texture. Skin needling makes minuscule skin punctures and starts the healing process in the scars- its stimulates your skin to keep healing the damaged scar tissue. Dermaroller separates scar tissue and sends skin into the final healing stage.
Skin needling with derma roller for scars is the totally safe treatment for dermal damage; without disturbing the protective superficial layer i.e the skin epidermis. Derma roller for scars can be used on all skin type and color and also anywhere on the body (except eyelids and lips)
Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) treatments, focuses on the pigmentation that develops in pits of acne scars. In a session of Intense Pulsed Light, a short pulse of intense light will be given through hand piece onto the skin. A particular wavelength will be target the pigmented cells in the acne scars. This reduced pigmentation of scar will make them look less deeper.
What to Expect During IPL Treatments
Preceding your IPL treatment, your skin will be altogether scrubbed by one of our skincare experts. A gel will then be applied to the treatment area. The IPL treatment itself takes around 15 minutes and is painless procedure. IPL treatments require no downtime. There may be a little redness, which can be covered up by makeup. After IPL acne scar treatment you can easily resume your daily routine. We find that the most part of our acne and acne scar patients require three to five IPL treatments to enjoy best results. This treatment helps in reducing redness & pigmentation.
CO2 laser is a gold standard in the treatment of scar treatment. As an outcome, recovery time is long, usually about two weeks. Ablative CO2 laser are downtime and causes PIH too. But fractional CO2 is much safer technique.
This sort of laser removes thin layers of skin with insignificant damage to your surrounding tissue. CO2 skin resurfacing is the most powerful and produces the most dramatic results additionally requires longer recovery times. CO2 laser resurfacing uses short pulse light energy in a scanning pattern to remove thin layers of skin with insignificant heat damage.
How does it work?
The CO2 laser penetrates deeply, basically removing the whole epidermis (the external layer of the skin). In light of this, a CO2 laser will create noteworthy skin tightening and is more effective at removing deep wrinkles and scars. Nonetheless, the intense heat has a tendency to be more painful and can help in lightening the pigment of individuals with olive or dull skin.
A chemical peel is a treatment in which a corrosive agent is used to remove the damaged external layers of the skin. In performing chemicals peels, alpha hydroxy acids (AHA), retinol based peels, trichloroacetic acid (TCA), or phenol are applied to the skin.
A chemical peel is a skin-resurfacing technique in which a chemical solution is applied to the skin to peel/remove the top layers. The lower layers of skin grow to come back after a chemical peel which gives smoother and more youthful looking skin.
This strategy uses a chemical to remove the top layer of the skin and smooth discouraged scars. It is most useful for superficial scars and mild acne scar only.