This book is a step by step guide to the management of scars caused by acne. Beginning with an introduction to the pathophysiology of acne scars, types of scars and prevention, the following chapters discuss different treatment methods, from more basic topical management to surgical procedures. Different types of scars and their management are covered in depth.
Presented in an easy to read format, each topic begins with an `In a Nutshell' box summarising the key points of the chapter. An introduction to the treatment, followed by pre-procedure assessment and preparation, performing the procedure, post-procedure care, and complications, follow. Each section ends with a conclusion and references for further reading.
This practical book includes more than 200 clinical photographs, diagrams and tables to enhance learning.
Step by step guide to the management of acne scars
Covers basic topical treatment and more advanced surgical procedures
Easy to read layout with key points boxes at start of each chapter
Includes more than 200 photographs, illustrations and tables
Niti Khunger MD DNB DDV Consultant Dermatologist and Professor, VM Medical College and Safdarjang Hospital, New Delhi, India
Pathophysiology of Acne Scars? Types of Acne Scars and Severity Prevention of Acne Scars Topical Treatment Chemical Peels for Acne Scars CROSS Technique for Acne Scars Subcision Punch Excision Techniques Microneedling for Acne Scars Microdermabrasion for Acne Scars Lasers and Light Devices for Acne Scars Fillers and Autologous Fat for Acne Scars Icepick Scars Boxcar Scars Rolling Scars Linear Scars Papular Scars Keloids, Hypertrophic and Bridging Scars Difficult Case Discussion Acne Scars: Complication of Treatment and Their Management