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Subcision is a minor surgical procedure to treat depressed acne scars. The hypodermic needles or cannulas are used to physically separate the dermis from the subcutaneous tissue. This releases and even out the scar tissue. At the same time collagen remodeling is initiated. Eventually the scar is filled out resulting in a smaller and shallower scar.


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Improves appearance of depressed scars (rolling scar and boxcar scar)

Targets local area & Minimum downtime

What are the side effects?

There may be bruising in the treatment area which subsides about 7-10 days after the treatment.

How soon will I see results?

You should see smaller or shallower scars by 1 month after the treatment.

How many treatments will I need?

The number of treatments needed depends on the severity of the acne scars. While there is noticeable improvement after each treatment, two or more sessions are usually required.

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