Dermal Fillers for Acne Scars

Dermal fillers for acne scars give a nonsurgical option to reduce the appearance of scarring. Often, the marks of years of acne are not just physical. They are emotional, too. If acne scars keep you from reflecting your innermost confidence, consider dermal fillers. At Blush Aesthetics, we use dermal fillers for acne scars from Juvederm® and Restalyne®. These are safe and effective. Best of all, our patients love the results! 

Acne Scars

Acne is an issue millions of people face. Managing the acne itself is one battle. A separate battle is dealing with the scars. Teens and adults struggle with the social, emotional and physical aftermath of mild to moderate acne.

The skin's ability to repair itself is strongly linked to genetics. Blemishes cause a break in the skin follicle wall. As the skin tries to repair those breaks, it doesn't heal as smoothly. Because of that, some acne sufferers may see more scarring than others. If you have tackled your scars every way you know how, take heart. A lot of skin quality and recovery is made up in DNA. For this reason, dermal fillers are a great solution to smooth out acne scars for any skin type or ethnicity.

Juvederm® and Restylane®

If acne scars are holding back your highest level of confidence, Juvederm® and Restylane® will help. Most acne scars are depressed. Juvederm® and Restylane® are injectable dermal fillers that smooth out the depressed skin for a fuller, smoother appearance. Juvederm® and Restylane® are FDA-approved injectable gels that contain Hyaluronic acid. Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring sugar found in the body. Because it is naturally occurring, Hyaluronic acid works with your body by holding in water at the injection site. This gives the skin a plumper more full appearance. With that, acne scars then become less noticeable.

There are Only 3 Proven Solutions for Acne Scars:

  • Surgery
  • Resurfacing
  • Dermal fillers

Considering this, dermal fillers are a smart choice to address your acne scars. Minimal downtime from painful surgery with fast results.

Dermal Fillers FAQs

How long does getting dermal fillers take?
Injections with Juvederm® and Restylane® take minimal time away from your day. The process takes less than 30 minutes with little to no downtime.  

 

Is the Procedure Painful? 
We use an ultrafine needle for injections with dermal fillers. Although it is painless for most patients, we will use a local anesthetic for your comfort, if needed. 

 

How Soon Will I See Results?
You will notice an immediate improvement in the overall smoothness of your scars. However, it takes a few days for the injectable gel to settle. For this reason, optimal results may take up to 1-2 weeks.

 

How Long Do the Results Last?
Treatment with our selection of dermal fillers lasts six to nine months for most patients. Touch ups may be necessary.

 

What are the Side Effects?
Side effects are rare with Juvederm® and Restylane®. However, the most common are swelling at the site and reaction to the active ingredients in the drugs.

 

Who is Not Right for Dermal Fillers?
Do not use dermal fillers if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, under the age of 21 or have concurring health conditions.

 

Can I Combine Treatments?
Dermal fillers for acne scars work well with other treatments here at Blush. Combining dermal fillers with laser treatment optimizes the overall results.

 

Other treatments that are excellent additions to dermal fillers for acne scars include:

Reclaim your self-confidence by addressing acne scars. Dermal fillers are safe, proven and give fast, lasting results. Contact us today to learn more.