ACENT Alaska Center for Ear Nose and Throat
3841 Piper Street #230
Anchorage, AK 99508
Phone: (907) 279-8800
Fax: (907) 279-8810
Monday–Thursday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Acne Scarring Treatment
Severe acne can leave your skin pitted or permanently scarred. Acne and the scarring it leaves behind may make you self-conscious about your appearance, but acne scarring can be reduced. In Anchorage, skin care professionals at FACES medical spa and laser center use advanced treatments to help patients achieve smoother skin and regain their confidence.
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About Acne Scars
The most common reason people get acne scars is genetics. Your body’s inflammation response dictates whether you will scar easily or retain a smooth complexion after moderate adolescent acne. Some acne scarring can be prevented by aggressively treating acne and avoiding picking or squeezing acne lesions.
Are Acne Scars Permanent?
Wounds scar as part of your body’s natural healing response. Acne creates small, inflamed wounds that stimulate new collagen growth. If the inflamed lesions are shallow, the skin tends to maintain a smooth appearance. Deeper lesions, however, can lead to scarring. Surgical and non-surgical treatments can greatly improve the appearance of acne scarring.
I wanted to thank you for your empathy and quality care during my appointment with you. You not only made me feel better but also made me look better. I am very pleased with the JUVÉDERM® that you placed in my face. Thank you again.Julie 45-year-old patient, after JUVÉDERM treatment
Acne Scar Treatment
Under the direction of our board-certified facial plastic surgeons, our medical spa professionals use state-of-the-art laser and light-energy therapies to address acne scarring. We will recommend the best treatment for your individual needs after a thorough skin evaluation. Learn more about the treatments by using the links below:
Laser skin procedures: We use the Sciton ProFractional™ laser to stimulate collagen production by destroying the skin’s outer layer. Acne scarring usually requires more than one treatment to get the best results.
Chemical peels: Medical grade chemical peels exfoliate the skin and spur new collagen growth. They can be especially effective for acne scars when combined with laser treatments.
If you have acne scars and would like to learn more about treatment, request a consultation at Alaska Center for Ear, Nose and Throat’s medical spa, FACES, or call our office at (907) 279-8800 to schedule an appointment.
Our ear, nose, and throat (ENT) doctors in Anchorage, Alaska, are certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery, meeting the specialty’s highest standards.Meet Our Physicians