What is the best treatment for my acne scars?

Case by case for every patient is different. There are many different factors that dictate the plan of action for acne scar removal. The following are some common factors:

  • Type of acne scar
  • Severity of acne
  • Color of the skin
  • Skin thickness and age of the patient
  • Time frame available for procedure and recovery
  • Previous treatments performed
  • Genetics or luck for level of response to treatment

Feel free to call us to make an appointment for a complimentary consultation for your acne scar evaluation. Explore your options for your individual case.


We offer the following types of treatment for acne scar removal:

Gentle topical treatment options to remove scars

  • Corrective creams for acne scar and brown or red acne discoloration
  • Repeating superficial chemical peel
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Micro-needling, Dermapen

Aggressive Topical treatment options to remove scars

  • Medium depth peel, concentrated glycolic acid, salicylic acid or mild TCA
  • Laser treatment

Deeper surgical options to remove scars

  • Surgical scar revision, subcision only
  • Subcision with filler and volume placement under acne scar
  • Deep needling with PRP
  • Deeper laser treatment, fractional CO2 laser
  • Generalized volumizing of the skin and face called panfacial volume restoration

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.