The most devastating thing that acne can leave behind is acne scars. Acne scars can be severe even if you only have suffered a mild kind of acne. Any type of acne can leave scars more visible and can be really hard to get rid of even with the most advance treatment or medication. But you dont have to worry because there are things that you can do to treat and prevent any cases of acne scars. For example if you want to avoid acne scars from forming, then you should cleanse your skin and stop popping your acne. To be honest this wont stop the scarring but at least you can avoid them by doing this.

For those who have severe cases of acne, the lesion on the skin may stay for a longer period of time than those who have the milder case of acne. The nodules or cysts in the cystic acne lesions on the skin will stay for weeks or even months and they can leave behind noticeable scars. Each type of acne leaves different types of scars. You should also know what type of acne you have in order to treat the right way. You should also know the skin type that you have. The scarring and treatment will depend on the type of skin you have.

The different type of scars includes; ice picks which are small with a jagged edge. Although this type of scar is very common, they are the easiest type of scar to treat. Boxcars is also know to be angular scars and are known to be hypertrophic scars. These type of scars are thick and also associated with more severe type of acne. Rolling scar is best treat by lifting the scar. This can be done with a procedure to be known as subcision.