Subcisions for scars

This procedure improves acne scarring or any scar that is depressed below the normal skin level. These divots occur due to tethering of the scar to deeper tissue. The procedure can typically be performed on a single depressed lesion or on dozens of acne scars in one sitting.

The Subcision Procedure

The areas are marked and then numbed with local anesthesia. A special blade is used to create a pocket beneath each scar that releases any tethering and creates new scar tissue below the scar. It is not uncommon to see a improvement of each scar with a single subcision treatment. Multiple treatments are typically required to achieve the dramatic outcome that patients thought they could never achieve.

The combination of subcision with microneedling has proved to be one of the most effective acne scar treatment to date.

At American Skin Institute of Los Angeles, we're proud to offer Subcisions for scars to the Los Angeles area and across Southern California. With three locations in Sherman Oaks, Beverly Hills, and Westlake Village, we are easily accessible to residents throughout the San Fernando Valley and surrounding areas for Subcisions for scars, including: Agoura, Brentwood, Burbank, Calabasas, Camarillo, Chatsworth, Encino, Glendale, Granada Hills, Hollywood, Los Angeles, Mission Hills, Moorpark, North Hollywood, Simi Valley, Tarzana, Thousand Oaks, Valley Glen, Westwood, Woodland Hills

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