Acne Scars treatment with Fractora Microneedling
Acne scars are memories from old memories of unfavorable friends at teenage times.
What causes acne scars?
The chronic and acute inflammation associated with whiteheads and cystic acne is what causes acne scars. During the healing process and because of the abundance of inflammation mediators and cytokines, the skin goes through a fast tissue-building phase. In another world, your body does not pay attention to the details, yet try to recover and close the skin as soon as possible. Therefore, it will leave scar tissue behind and uneven skin surface.
Mid-twenties male, with mixed types acne scar, mainly Boxcar and Rolling scars.
The patient was prepared with Lidocaine cream, then lidocaine injections, we performed subcision using Nokor 18g needle, following by 22g blunt cannula. After that, the full face was treated with Fractira RF microneedling using the 24 insulated pins. The RF energy was set on 50 levels. We did two passes, and the area were cleaned with disinfectant then with skin rejuvenation meso solution. The patient was discharged with a Rx for cephalexin 500 and topical corticosteroid.
Seventy-two hours of swelling and bruising. The patient might experience minor acne breakout within a week of the microneedling procedure.
Dima Omran R.N., Dr. Salem Tomi M.D. and Dr. Kamal Alhallak Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics