Acne Scars

After skin has healed from acne, any color change or defect present after approximately 1 year is considered to be a permanent acne scar. Before the twelve months, the redness or pigmented mark could still be considered a lesion which requires healing.

The treatments recommended by dermatologist Dr. Manish Khanna, FRCP (C) to improve your acne scarring will depend on:

  • the severity of textural changes/irregularities to your skin
  • your “downtime” capabilities as certain treatments require more healing than others

Before and After Fraxel re:store® – 1 Month post 5 treatments*

Fraxel re:store® for Acne Scars

The Fraxel re:store® treatment is a revolutionary laser treatment for acne scars. The treatment delivers remarkable results with reduced healing times so you can quickly return to work or other activities with renewed skin—and renewed confidence.

The laser uses patented fractional technology to soften and smooth your skin. It is an ideal treatment for patients with mild-moderate scarring or for patients who cannot afford the downtime of more aggressive treatments.

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Laser Skin Resurfacing for Acne Scars


Before and After ProFractional Treatment*

Apart from Fraxel® re:store which is non-ablative (meaning no visible wounding) , we have a range of ablative laser techniques to address scarring. The ablative lasers require more healing time and homecare.

Following Dr. Khanna’s assessment of your specific type of scarring, a treatment plan will be devised according to what you can allow as far as recovery and investment.

The three state-of-the-art laser resurfacing technologies are :
Fraxel® re:pair
Erbium Laser

All three approaches involve choosing precise parameters allowing for exact penetration of depth into the skin in order to vaporize the damaged acne-scarred skin. The treated areas begin a regeneration process to stimulate the production of collagen, plumping up the skin and smoothing the scars and irregularities in the skin.

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Fraxel® re:pair
Erbium Laser

VBEAM Perfecta® for acne scars



Acne scarred skin is often the result of tiny broken blood vessels left in the place of healed acne lesions; these pigmented lesions appear as scars.

The laser works by targeting the redness in the skin. Since acne scarred skin contains red pigment, it is these spots of skin that absorb the laser beam’s energy causing the blood vessels to shrink.

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HA Dermal Fillers for Acne Scars

Juvederm_EN[1] Hyaluronic Acid dermal fillers are gel-like substances that are injected just below the surface of the acne scar.

The substances add volume by raising the surface of the skin. This results in a smoother, softer looking skin surface.

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*These photos are provided for informative purposes and are not a guarantee of the result.

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