dear fellow sufferer
Posted by Alexia Arvaniti on April 9, 2003, 6:30 pm, in reply to "Re: need advice on silicone injections for acne scar correction"
nancy hi,i too have acne scarring on my face and i have been trying for years to find a solution. this brought me to new york from athens-greece.|
i just visited a doctor today and he advised me that the best solution for my scaring is silicone injections.this is the first time that i have heard that silicone can be used for scar treatment. could you please share any information you may have on the subject?
: I have bad acne scarring myself but have been
: looking into laser skin resurfacing. It
: is much more expensive. It can range
: anywhere between $5000 - $7000. I am not
: sure about silicone injections but I was
: informed by my dermatologist about
: collogen injections. I was told they are
: not permanent. I do not think they last
: very long.
: I saw two differnet doctors regarding my
: scarring and both felt that laser
: resurfacing would have the best results.
: It is a very big decision to make. It all
: depends on the severity of your scars.
: You should really look further into
: different treatments for treating your
: Good luck.
: --Previous Message--
: I went to see a dermatologist for treatment
: scars left from acne. The scarring has
: left depressions in the skin. The good
: doctor told me it could be easily
: corrected by 2-3 visits consisting of
: filling the depressions with liquid
: silicone injections. I don't know anything
: about the procedure. He said he's been
: doing it for years. Each visit will cost
: $700. Please share any information on the
: subject. Thanks.