This production of collagen is seen as the characteristic acne scars that fall into 3 main groups:
These 3 types of scars are referred to as atrophic acne scars and can occur in isolation or more commonly in combination.
The treatment of these atrophic acne scars is complex and takes time and repeated treatments.
It can involve surgical as well as non-surgical approaches. Acne surgical approaches include subcision and punch excision. The non-surgical approaches include resurfacing the skin, dermal filler treatment and microneedling.