Effective Acne Scarring Treatments | Kalon Dermatology

Chronic acne can leave permanent scars on ones face. A scar is formed as the natural part of the healing process. These scars vary from deep pit scars to angular and wavelike scars. Fortunately, laser treatments are available at our office to reduce the appearance of acne scarring. Lasers from Lumenis are highly effective in removing these scars. 


How do acne scars form?


Acne scars are scars like any other. They generally appear after facial acne clears up and are remnants left behind. During an acne breakout they are more common when irritated (by touching or scratching), risks increase when individuals:

Types of acne scars



To treat acne scars there are a number of methods. Depending on the type of scar and how they present themselves we will determine your course of treatment. Generally we will use our Lumenis laser resurfacing method. Laser energy penetrates the skin boosting collagen production and stimulating the growth of new, clearer skin. The old skin will peel away and the skin will be smoother, tighter and better looking. 


Other Treatment Methods we may use are: