Once your acne has completely healed, one of the more frustrating complications can be the development of acne scarring.

These visible scars can leave you feeling negative about your appearance and impact your confidence. At Alchemist we can put the smile back on your face by reducing the scars and marks that remain even when your acne is no longer active. We’ll restore your skin and help to make it smoother, brighter and blemish free.

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Why has acne left me with scarring?

Acne scarring can occur for a variety of reasons and it’s most often linked to picking or squeezing spots. However, it is essentially caused by the body going into over-drive to heal the wounds caused by acne, which causes an excess of collagen built up in the skin. With acne scarring, the collagen has remained there permanently which impacts the surface of your skin.

There are many types of acne scarring that people suffer with. We use microneedling treatments to tackle the whole range of acne scars. Arranging a personal consultation at Sheffield’s finest Skin Lounge & Clinic will allow us to assess your acne scars and develop an individual treatment plan for you.

Types of Acne Scars

There are three main types of acne scars:

Acne Scarring Treatment - Icepick Scars

icepick Scars

Small, deep holes in the surface of your skin. The scars are deep and very narrow, often resembling open pores.

Acne Scarring Treatment - Rolling Scars

Rolling Scars

These scars are caused by bands of scar tissue that form under the skin, giving the surface of the skin an uneven appearance. These scars are usually wider and shallow.

Acne Scarring Treatment - Boxed Scars

Boxed Scars

Box scars are round or oval scars with steep sides. They are caused by acne but can resemble chicken pox scars.

Acne scarring treatment at our premiere Skin Lounge & Clinic

At Alchemist Aesthetics we offer specialist treatment to address acne scarring.

We invite you to get in touch for a consultation – this allows us to gain a thorough understanding of the characteristics of your skin, so enabling us to tailor treatment to meet your individual needs.

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Microneedling enhances the appearance of the skin and is the perfect treatment for acne scarring. It consists of generating micro-channels in the skin followed by the topical application of active substances, which can then penetrate deeper into the skin. It’s minimally invasive and directly tackles the scarring caused by acne.

The great thing about our microneedling treatments is that they stimulate the body’s natural healing processes to rejuvenate and repair the skin. This treatment will enhance the overall texture, tone and appearance of your skin correcting the uneven skin tone and pigmentation left after your acne clears up.

Microneedling treatment for acne scarring in Sheffield

Redness and Post-Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation

Acne doesn’t only cause scarring but can also leave people with redness and post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH). Like acne scarring, these visible marks can leave you feeling negative about your appearance. The brilliant news is that we can use our special Spectra XT laser alongside the microneedling treatments to treat post-acne redness and PIH with fantastic results!

Find out more about our acne treatments and laser facials today.

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