Treatment Focus: Dermabrasion

Steven Cohen | December 1, 2014

In previous posts on Confidence Corner,  we’ve discussed different types of skin refinishing and resurfacing treatments that help reduce the appearance of acne scars. (See Dr. Spencer’s post on chemical peels and Dr. Bruce’s on nonablative laser treatment). Dermabrasion is another available resurfacing option and for  this post, I’ll be providing an overview of the […]

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 […]

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