Hypertrophic Scars

John Joseph | November 10, 2014

Ask the Expert Question 3—Hypertrophic Scars Response by: Dr. Joseph Rather than pitted or pock marks, my acne leaves reddish purple bumps behind. Are they also considered scars? What are the best options to speed up the healing process? Yes—in general, acne scars are either pitted (holes or crater like valleys in the skin) or […]

Your First Acne Scar Consultation – What to Expect

Stacy Smith | October 1, 2014

As a physician, I research, discuss and treat acne scars every day, but for a first-time patient, I understand why the thought of seeking that initial consultation may be uncomfortable or frightening. By equipping yourself with background on what to ask and what you can expect during your first appointment, you can put your mind at ease, resulting in a more productive consultation and a more efficient path to your final treatment.

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