Punch Excision

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  • Downtime: MINIMAL
  • Pain Level: Mild
  • Results Duration: Long-Lasting

Treats:

Scars, particularly pitted acne scars

Side Effects:

Temporary bruising and swelling following treatment

Location:

Used on the face and body

Follow Up:

None required

How Performed:

Dermatologist uses punch tool to remove depressed scar

Preparation:

Topical anesthetic available

Procedure Type:

Excision

Expected Outcome:

Removal of depressed or pitted scar

Onset:

Results are visible within 1-4 weeks

What is Punch Excision?

Acne scars can make your life difficult. But, the good news is that now you can cure them from the root. Ice pick scars and deep pit acne scars can be effectively treated with punch excision acne scar removal methods. These are basic acne scar removal methods used to heal almost all types of acne scars. During these methods, each scar is treated individually to improve the appearance and texture of your skin. This is one of the most effective techniques for acne scar removal Newport Beach has to offer.

What Can I Expect During my Punch Excision Treatment?

During your punch excision treatment, your Newport Beach dermatologist will use a small, cookie cutter-like tool to cut out individual scars. Under local anesthesia the scar is excised with the punch tool and the skin edges are sutured together. The newly produced scar eventually fades and may not be noticeable. If it is noticeable, it is more amenable now to resurfacing techniques. This treatment is best suited for wide, pitted or depressed scars, especially those in prominent places. This treatment is also an effective way to straighten out scars that have healed in a particular pattern or shape.

What Can I Expect After my Punch Excision Treatment?

Skin will heal in a normal process. The treated area should be protected from the sun and care should be taken not to stretch the tissue as it heals. This will help minimize the appearance of the new scar. Sometimes laser treatments can help reduce the redness of scars. Contact us today to learn more.

* Results and patient experience may vary.

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