Acne scar Overview

At OC MedDerm Dermatology office located in Irvine, Orange County, you will be seen by our physician Dr. Parvin Shafa. She will evaluate you and tailor an acne scar treatment  plan based on your needs and goals. There are multiple factors that must be considered before a treatment plan for your acne scars can be  finalized. We offer a complimentary consultation to evaluate your skin and explore your treatment options. No obligation!!

Feel free to call us to make an appointment for a free consultation or click here to ask questions. Learn more about the pros and cons of each treatment options.

The following factors dictate the treatment plan but are not limited to:

  • Color of your skin
  • Type of acne scar
  • Depth of the scar
  • Location of the scar
  • History of keloid formation
  • Previous treatment tried
  • Desired time window available for treatment
  • Length of downtime allowed
  • Cost will be considered as well

See us for complimentary evaluation and education about acne scar removal options

Acne scar treatments available:

  • topical products
  • chemical peels, Deep
  • surgeries, Scar excision
  • filler injection
  • TCA CROSS
  • subcision
  • lasers acne scar removal
  • deep Microneedling with PRP

Read more about how we treat acne scar!

Type of Acne scars

Different types of acne scars need different types of treatment.

Ice pick: Deep pitted scars with steep edges. Smaller version looks like large pores

Boxcar/Rolling (Atrophic) Scars: looks like depressed area, different shaped

Hypertrophic acne scars: Looks like raised area above surface of the skin, common on the back and chest

Contact Us!

If you are suffering from acne, feel free to call us to make an appointment to see Dr. Shafa. During your appointment, Dr. Shafa will evaluate your skin as well as overall health. After the type and cause of acne is diagnosed, Dr. Shafa will explain the variety of treatment options best suited to your needs and help select the best regimen for you and your skin. If you have questions prior to your visit, please do not hesitate to ask here.