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The Cause of Acne Scarring. Acne scars are most often the
product of an inflamed lesion, such as a papule, pustule, or cyst. Inflamed
blemishes occur when the follicle, or pore, becomes engorged with excess oil,
dead skin cells, and bacteria. The pore swells, causing a break in the follicle wall.
Acne is usually a temporary problem even if the treatment
and maintenance takes time as it is in case of severe hormonal acne, body acne
or chronic acne. Acne scars can be permanent. Acne scars result from inflamed
pimples (papule and pustule) or cysts. When the blemish becomes encouraged with
excess oil, dead skin cells,
and bacteria that causes further inflammation – the pore swells causing the
brake in the follicle wall. To repair the damage done to the dermis, the
skin forms new collagen fibers. Collagen is the fibrous protein that gives the
skin its strength and flexibility. Unfortunately, the finished "repair
job" never looks as smooth and flawless as before the injury”. The best
way to avoid acne scars is to prevent them by healing and PREVENTING acne from
coming and reoccurring. Also remember- the bigger the blemishes the larger
probability for scaring so treating acne as early as possible is essential.
This is what AcnEase does- TREATS AND PREVENTS acne.
Generally, acne scars fall
into two categories: those caused by a loss of tissue (atrophic), and those
caused by an excess of tissue (hypertrophic).
Within these categories, acne scars fall
into one of four types: ice pick, boxcar,
rolling and keloid scars. This is a result of the body producing too much collagen, which creates a mass of
raised tissue on the skin's surface.
More commonly, acne causes
atrophic or depressed scars. Atrophic scars develop when there is a loss
of tissue and this causes indentation in a skin. This type of acne are
called Ice pick scars . Ice pick scars are deep holes that are small in
size that are on the surface of the skin. They are narrow, deep, and depressed
and are very common, measuring 2 mm or less in length.
Often, what is taken to be an acne
scar is not a true scar at all, but rather post-inflammatory
This temporary discoloration of the skin will eventually fade on its own.
Certain treatments or creams such as Rejuvel 3D, may speed
the fading time.
You can't completely prevent
scarring, but these steps can minimize your chance of developing acne scars:
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