Acne Scar Subcision

Medically-proven procedures for acne scar removal include the following:


For treatment of depressed acne scars

ACNE SCAR SUBCISION: Special needles are used to break down acne scar tissue. The process triggers a healing phase, where collagen growth and scar repair take place, improving the appearance of scars overtime.

Subcision is an excellent procedure for treating deep acne scars. It is often combined with other treatment methods such as lasers, chemical peels, and skinboosters.

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Types of Acne Scar Removal

Subcision can treat various scar types, scar depths, and skin types. Both new and old acne scars can be improved during the treatment process. This process is suitable for both males and females.

Acne scar subcision is suitable for:

Boxcar Scars

Rolling Scars

Icepick Scars

Pitted/Depressed Scars

How many treatment sessions are needed?

The number of sessions required depends on the scar location, depth and type. As a general estimate, 2-4 sessions should give the best results.

How long is the down time?

Bruising and redness are normal after subcision and lessen during the healing phase. After the procedure, there will be redness and swelling which can last for 2-3 days. There may be bruising which lasts for roughly 7-10 days.


People with acne or acne scars may be the recipients of unwarranted or hurtful comments from friends and family. Even more so, those with deep acne scars are often made to feel that treatment is hopeless.

However, that is far from the truth. Many medically-proven methods can effectively reduce the appearance of even deep acne scars

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