Our expert says:
Hi Sarah, thank you for the question.
The treatment protocol for ice pick scarring is dependent on the depth of the scars. As a general rule mild depth scars will respond to superficial peels and skin rejuvenation with IPL. A total of 5 IPL treatments would be necessary and anywhere between 6 to 8 peels would need to be performed for visible results. Medium and deep scarring will need more ablative technology such as laser (Fraxel: 3 to 6 sessions; Lumenis Ultrapulse FX: 1 to 2 sessions) or Syneron’s Matrix RF (1 to 3 sessions).
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