TYPES OF FILLERS: SUBCISION ACNE SCARS VANCOUVER

Subcision using different types of fillers is a proven technique for treating deep, resistant acne scars by releasing fibrous tissue that tethers the skin, causing depressions. Moreover, enhancing this treatment with dermal fillers can significantly improve outcomes by filling the void left under the scar and supporting the skin's structure.

In this guide, we delve into the top types of dermal fillers and how they complement subcision to optimize scar treatment.

Sparrow MD consultations identify the correct treatment for the different types of acne scarring.
Sparrow MD consultations identify the correct treatment for the different types of acne scarring.

1. HYALURONIC ACID (HA) FILLERS FOR ACNE SCARS

Hyaluronic Acid (HA) fillers, such as Juvederm® and Restylane®, are widely favored for their safety, effectiveness, and reversibility. They are primarily used to add immediate volume and smooth out the skin's surface.

  • Benefits Post-Subcision: Afterward, HA fillers excel at filling the newly created space under the scar tissue, which helps support the skin's elevated position and prevents the reattachment of released fibrous bands, enhancing the smoothness of the skin.
Fillers and subcision lead to tissue regeneration to treat acne scars at the Vancouver clinic

2. CALCIUM HYDROXYLAPATITE FILLERS FOR DEEP ACNE SCARS

Calcium Hydroxylapatite (CaHA), known commercially as Radiesse®, is denser than HA fillers and ideal for deeper scar corrections.

  • Benefits Post-Subcision: These fillers not only provide immediate structural support but also stimulate natural collagen production, which is crucial for long-term improvement and integration of the skin's texture following subcision.
The Vancouver clinic uses different types of dermal fillers to treat acne scars.

3. POLY-L-LACTIC ACID FILLERS FOR ACNE SCAR COLLAGEN REGENERATION

Poly-L-lactic Acid (PLLA), sold under the brand name Sculptra®, is designed for long-term collagen regeneration rather than immediate volume enhancement..

  • Benefits Post-Subcision: PLLA is particularly effective in extensive scar treatments where continuous collagen production can progressively improve the skin's volume and texture, complementing the subcision's release of scar tissue.
Different types of dermal fillers are used to treat the different types of acne scars at the Vancouver clinic.
Different types of dermal fillers are used to treat the different types of acne scars at the Vancouver clinic.

4. POLYMETHYLMETHACRYLATE FILLERS FOR LONG-LASTING ACNE SCAR TREATMENT

Polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) fillers like Bellafill® offer semi-permanent solutions and are composed of a mixture of collagen and biocompatible microspheres.

  • Benefits Post-Subcision: PMMA fillers provide robust structural support for deep scars, facilitating collagen remodeling over time and maintaining the elevation achieved by subcision.

4. POLYMETHYL-METHACRYLATE FILLERS FOR LONG-LASTING ACNE SCAR TREATMENT

Polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) fillers like Bellafill® offer semi-permanent solutions and are composed of a mixture of collagen and biocompatible microspheres.

  • Benefits Post-Subcision: PMMA fillers provide robust structural support for deep acne scars, facilitating collagen remodeling over time and maintaining the elevation achieved by subcision.
Sparrow MD identifies the correct dermal fillers for the specific type of acne scars.

5. COMBINING DIFFERENT TYPES OF FILLERS FOR COMPREHENSIVE ACNE SCAR REVISION

Depending on individual acne scar types and skin conditions, a combination of these fillers may be employed to address different scar depths and areas, offering a tailored approach that ensures comprehensive scar revision.

Sparrow MD consultations on addressing acne scarring in Vancouver.

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In conclusion, selecting the appropriate type of dermal filler post-subcision is critical to achieving the best possible results. Each filler type offers unique advantages that can be pivotal in treating different aspects of acne scarring effectively.

For personalized care and tailored treatment plans, book a consultation today with one of our experienced professionals at Sparrow MD.

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Medical Author

Dr. Zhai MD, CCFP

Dr. Zhai MD, CCFP

Dr. Jacqueline Zhai is a medical doctor with advanced training in aesthetic medicine. She is registered with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC (CPSBC). She is also a member of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS) and the Canadian Association of Aesthetic Medicine (CAAM). Dr. Zhai focuses on delivering natural results that are tailored to each and every one of her patients. She is passionate about providing her clients with the most advanced and up-to-date treatment options. Dr. Zhai and her team are constantly updating their knowledge and translating this into patient care. Dr. Zhai loves both the artistic and personal nature of her work. She dedicates her work to helping her clients look and feel confident at any age.

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