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      What is Acne Scar Surgery?

      Acne Scar Surgery or scar revision surgery is a cosmetic procedure aimed at improving the appearance of acne scars on the skin. These scars, which occur as a result of severe acne outbreaks, can have a lasting impact on self-esteem. Dermatologists employ various techniques, such as laser therapy, dermabrasion, and chemical peels, to minimise the visibility of scars and promote smoother skin texture. The choice of procedure depends on factors like scar type and severity. While it may not eliminate scars entirely, acne scar surgery can significantly reduce their appearance, offering individuals improved skin confidence.

      Understanding Acne Scars

      Acne scars are the lingering aftermath of the body’s natural healing process following severe acne breakouts. Inflammation during acne episodes can disrupt collagen production, leading to scars in various forms—pitted depressions, raised bumps, or discoloration on the skin’s surface. Different types of scars, such as icepick, boxcar, and rolling scars, require tailored treatments like laser therapy, microneedling, or injectable fillers. Dermatologists assess scar characteristics to recommend suitable interventions, helping individuals achieve smoother, more even skin.

      Scar Revision Surgery

      Sometimes scars are large and severe and might require too many sessions hence surgery is a better choice. The doctor may lift the scar and bring it closer to the skin surface which makes it less deep and hence less noticeable. Another option is which involves the breaking of scar tissue, which helps build collagen production. Sometimes if the scar is too wide it is sutured edge to edge leading to self-healing and lesser visible scars.

      Beyond aesthetic improvements, Acne Scar Surgery provides psychological and skincare benefits. It enhances self-esteem by reducing the visibility of scars, allowing individuals to feel more comfortable in their skin. The procedure also improves the effectiveness of skincare routines, as smoother skin allows better penetration of topical treatments. It requires one session and is not a long-term procedure. It has basic minimal downtime and does not involve any elaborate post care as well. Strict photoprotection is always advised after any procedure. Additionally, the psychological impact of achieving clearer skin through surgery positively influences mental health and overall quality of life.

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      Acne Vulgaris

      Common skin condition that affects the hair follicles and oil glands in the skin.


      An immune system response to a substance that the body perceives as harmful.


      A common skin condition characterized by inflammation of the skin, presented as red and itchy spots.

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      Meet the Guru

      Founded and led by Dr. Navnit Haror, a pioneer in aesthetic medicine. He is a dermatologist and hair transplant surgeon, widely recognized as a practitioner and expert in Aesthetic Surgery.

      Step into our state-of-the-art establishment, meticulously crafted with five spacious treatment rooms, two cutting-edge procedure suites, and a welcoming reception area. Our specialized Acne Scar Surgery procedures adhere to the highest international standards, guaranteeing your absolute comfort and satisfaction during your transformative journey. Experience a warm and inviting atmosphere on the day of your Acne Scar Surgery, fostering relaxation and rejuvenation. Our dedicated team, comprising fully vaccinated members who undergo rigorous health screenings, stands beside you with unwavering support, offering steadfast companionship as you progress towards a more flawless and confident complexion.

      Dr. Navnit Haror

      Gold Medalist | Dermatologist| Hair Transplant Surgeon

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      We are founded, managed, and led by one of the world’s finest Aesthetic Surgeons, Dr. Navnit Haror and Dr. Vineeta Pathak.

      Dr. Navnit Haror

      Gold Medalist | Dermatologist| Hair Transplant Surgeon

      Internationally acknowledged as a domain expert and practitioner of Aesthetic Surgery, Dr. Navnit Haror is a Dermatologist and Hair Transplant surgeon in practice since 2012 and is the Founder-Director of Dr. Haror’s Wellness. He has trained over 12,000 clinicians and doctors in hair transplantation techniques across 17 countries.

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      Dr. Vineeta Pathak

      Consultant Cosmetologist | Hair Transplant & Aesthetic Surgeon

      An award-winning dermatologist, Dr. Vineeta Pathak specializes in cosmetic dermatology and all aesthetic procedures. Her expertise includes vitiligo surgeries and ear lobe reconstruction, permanent hair reduction, hair transplants, lasers, and all aesthetic procedures among others.

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      With our expert team at the helm, we harness advanced techniques to deliver natural-looking results, rejuvenating your skin and boosting your confidence.


      Empower yourself with knowledge and make informed decisions as you find answers to commonly asked questions about our services

      What types of acne scars can be treated with surgery?

      Acne Scar Surgery can address various types of scars, including icepick scars, rolling scars, boxcar scars, and hypertrophic scars.

      Is Acne Scar Surgery painful?

      Local anaesthesia or sedation is typically used during the procedure to minimise pain and discomfort.

      What is the recovery time for Acne Scar Surgery?

      Recovery time varies depending on the specific procedure and the patient’s skin. Complete recovery may take several weeks to months.

      Are the results of Acne Scar Surgery permanent?

      While Acne Scar Surgery can significantly improve the appearance of scars, it may not completely eliminate them.

      Are there any risks or potential complications associated?

      As with any surgical procedure, there are potential risks, including infection, scarring, changes in pigmentation, and prolonged redness.

      Is Acne Scar Surgery covered by insurance?

      In most cases, Acne Scar Surgery is considered a cosmetic procedure, and insurance does not typically cover it.

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