Visible scarring may be a daily reminder of disease long after active acne has subsided. Frequently, it is a cause of distress for the patient and a leading cause for visiting medical professionals. This updated and expanded edition of an acclaimed pioneering text will be invaluable for both general and cosmetic dermatologists, plastic surgeons, and primary care physicians with a specialist interest in the skin as an invaluable guide through the complexities of treatment.

chapter 1|8 pages

Classification of Acne Scars: Clinical and Instrumental Evaluation

ByGiuseppe Micali, Francesco Lacarrubba, Aurora Tedeschi

chapter 2|5 pages

Pathophysiology of Acne Scars

ByEnzo Berardesca, Maria Mariano, Norma Cameli

chapter 3|4 pages

Topical Drugs for Prevention and Treatment of Acne Scars

ByJonette Keri

chapter 4|11 pages

Superficial Peeling

ByJessica Cervantes, Maria Pia De Padova, Antonella Tosti

chapter 5|12 pages

Medium-Depth and Deep Peeling

ByMarina Landau

chapter 6|13 pages

Microdermabrasion and Dermabrasion

ByAnnie Chiu, Deirdre Hooper, Katherine O. Brag

chapter 7|13 pages

Fillers for Acne Scarring

ByKarin Eshagh, Sabrina Fabi

chapter 8|7 pages

Skin Needling in Acne Scars

ByGabriella Fabbrocini, Marianna Donnarumma, Maria Vastarella

chapter 9|15 pages

Hyaluronic Acid, Platelet-Rich Plasma, and Polylactic Reasorbable Threads in Acne Scars

ByGabriella Fabbrocini, Marianna Donnarumma, Maria Vastarella

chapter 10|5 pages

Fractional Photothermolysis in Acne Scars

ByGillian Beer, Patrick M. Zito, Adrianna Gonzalez, Kenneth R. Beer

chapter 11|6 pages

Non-Ablative and Ablative Devices in Acne Scars

ByVic A. Narurkar

chapter 12|19 pages

Surgical Techniques: Subcision, Grafting, Excision, and Punch Techniques

ByRohit Kakar, Farhaad Riyaz, Megan Pirigyi, Murad Alam

chapter 14|13 pages

Acne Scarring and Asian Patients

ByEvangeline B. Handog, Maria Juliet E. Macarayo, Chee Leok Goh

chapter 15|17 pages

Acne Scarring and Patients of African Descent

ByAldo D. Galvez, Amy J. McMichael

chapter 16|21 pages

Treatment Algorithm for Acne Scars

ByDaniele Innocenzi, Ilaria Proietti, Concetta Potenza, Patrick M. Zito, Kenneth R. Beer