There are different types of acne scars:
Treatment of acne scars will depend on the scar type, scar depth and skin type.
Sometimes we may need a combination of different methods like fractional CO2 laser skin resurfacing, scar subcision, TCA CROSS etc to achieve good result.
Scar subcision is an excellent option for the following types of scars and skin conditions
Local anaesthetic is injected to numb the skin. The needle is directed under the skin to break the bands of fibrous scar tissue that is tethering and pulling down the scars.
This allows the scars to be released and lifted up.
However the disadvantages of the traditional needle subcision method are
The advantage of InnoPlus RF in scar subcision is that it is almost Painless and Effective!
InnoPlus is a non surgical Radiofrequency system that combines RF and subcision technology.
A blunt special RF cannula is inserted under the skin .The radiofrequency waves emitted will break and subcise the underlying fibrous tissue thereby releasing and lifting the depressed scars.
The radiofrequency waves will also stimulate new collagen formations improving
This varies among individual depending on the scar depth, size, location and type.
Usually 2-3 subcisions spaced out at 4 weeks apart is required to give the best results.
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