Acne and post-acne scars

Acne is a dermatosis found at about 80% of adolescents, representing the main clinical manifestation of seborrheic syndrome. This condition can have a very strong psychosocial resonance, leading even to anxiety and depression.

Among the factors favoring this condition can be incriminated genetic predisposition, increased sebaceous secretion, abnormal keratinization of the excretory duct of the sebaceous glands, hormonal factors, immune factors, as well as stress, drugs, cosmetics, diet.

The main forms of acne are:

  • Acne vulgaris (Juvenile polymorphic acne);
  • Acne conglobata;
  • Acne fulminans;
  • Professional acne;
  • Neonatal acne;
  • Childhood acne.
  • Mechanical acne.

Taking into account the severity of the disease, the response to treatment and the degree of tolerability of each patient, the therapy will be individualized.

Post-acne scars are the result of defective healing of acne lesions.

There are 5 known types of scars

  • Ice Pick - depressions about 2 mm deep, small in diameter, located on the forehead, cheeks, chin
  • Boxcar - vertical scars, with a larger diameter, located on the forehead and cheeks
  • Rolling - scars with a linear appearance
  • Hypertrophic scars
  • Postinflammatory hyperpigmentation - represents hyperpigmented spots (spots) resulting from acne lesions.
  • Treatment options:

Chemical peel - is the procedure by which various acids are applied to the skin in varying concentrations. Peels can be superficial, medium or deep.

DermaPen - is a device consisting of 12 micro needles that performs numerous microincisions with the role of stimulating fibroblasts, so as to form new collagen and elastin fibers

Dermatological roller - is a cylindrical device consisting of 600 very thin needles. It will puncture the skin in different directions, thus stimulating the formation of a more uniform dermal tissue.

PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) - Vampire therapy that injects autologous plasma rich in growth factors, extremely beneficial in skin recovery

Filling with filler - fillers are used (hyaluronic acid)

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