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Acne Scars

Acne scars can have a particularly significant impact upon your emotions and can even leave you with low self esteem. Occurring as a direct result of Acne, the effect of scarring can sometimes feel like a double blow to your confidence in your skin.

before acne scarringafter acne scarring

Before and after treatment images of Acne scars at MediZen, Birmingham. 

Scars are made up of collagen, which is naturally produced by your skin as a way of repairing itself, and they are indented due to intense inflammation of the epidermal skin layer. Many of us have a tendency to pick, pop and squeeze our active acne spots, nodules, cysts and pimples to diminish their appearance, unfortunately this only leads to further inflammation, damage to nearby skin, skin discolouration and scarring as the acne causing bacteria buries deeper into the skin causing more collagen damage.

Scars from Acne appear on the face as one of the following scar types:

A statement we hear a lot from Birmingham based men and women who have visited us to regain confidence in their skin is that acne scar home remedies do not work. They have tested acne scar creams and lotions and are frustrated that these over the counter remedies for acne scarring have little impact on diminishing the appearance of scarring. However, we have successfully treated hundreds of local men and women and there are several methods of treatment for acne scars with mild to moderate discomfort levels depending on the depth of scarring and number of treatments needed.

eTwo Skin Rejuvenation is a safe and effective treatment for all skin types and most problems caused by scarring, with treatment sessions typically lasting 20-30 minutes and requires minimal downtime. We may also suggest Medical Skin Needling Treatment as an alternative treatment for scars.

Scar treatment is not suitable for people with Active Acne, if you are suffering from Acne or a poor complexion then don’t despair we have a variety of safe and effective treatments to suit you. Alternatively, if you have scars that are not a result of acne, you may also benefit from our Scar Treatment.

Treat Acne Scars at MediZen with the following recommended Treatments

LED Phototherapy

Dermalux LED Phototherapy offers one of the safest, most effective tools in the maintenance of healthy looking skin. It is a painless, non-invasive skin treatment that uses non-thermal light energy to keep skin youthful, alongside treating a variety of specific skin concerns. We accelerate the skin’s natural repair process, to promote a healthier looking complexion.


HydraFacial is the ultimate skin detoxifying and deep cleansing experience. This painfree “Ultimate Facial” treatment replaces separate lymphatic drainage, microdermabrasion, peels, extraction, infusion, hydration and light emitting diode treatments and combines cleansing, exfoliation, detoxification, extraction, hydration and protection to leave your skin feeling refreshed and looking great. This treatment forms the basis for a Skin Health for Life programme to ensure that your skin continues to look its best everyday.

eTwo Skin Rejuvenation

eTwo is one of our latest, most advanced ways to enhance the appearance, texture, radiance and elasticity of any skin type. Unlike similar treatments that use laser technology, eTwo uses gentle energy currents to stimulate renewal in the deep layers of the skin. This ensures a long-lasting and great looking result, and happens whilst keeping your skin’s surface (the epidermis) intact and protected from damage.

Collagen PIN

Collagen PIN (Percutaneous Induction Needling, also referred to as PCIT, Percutaneous Collagen Induction Therapy is known as micro-needling, or automated micro-needling) is a method of introducing a controlled wound into the skin, which then activates a release of natural growth factors, new collagen and elastin, visibly reducing signs of ageing such as fine lines and wrinkles. The Collagen PIN uses 36 micro needles which during treatment create micro channels inducing a controlled injury thereby naturally stimulating collagen giving way to healthier, younger looking skin.


3JUVE combines the UK's three most popular, non-invasive anti-ageing technologies to reduce the three main symptoms that ageing skin can exhibit: Lines and wrinkles, sun damage and hyperpigmentation and a loss of firmness and elasticity. Utilising a simple three-step treatment, 3JUVE provides optimum stimulation of your skin (the dermis and epidermis), resulting in unprecedented collagen renewal and an even skin tone.

Interested in Acne Scars Treatment at MediZen?

Call us on 0121 308 4373 and a member of our team will be happy to discuss treatment options with you.