Acner.org: Acne treatment

Acner.org: Acne treatment

How to Get Rid of Acne Pits

How to Get Rid of Acne Pits How to Get Rid of Acne Pits How to Get Rid of Acne Pits

Overview

Acne is the result of pores that become blocked by excess oil. It's most common during adolescence when the oil glands in the skin are at their most active. This can cause lesions to break out on the skin and may also lead to scarring in severe cases. Acne scars tend to form pits because the pores go deep into the skin. Effective treatments for acne pits include chemical peels, dermabrasion, laser resurfacing and dermal fillers.

Step 1

Perform a chemical peel. Chemical peels contain a glycolic acid solution which can dissolve the top layers of skin. Home chemical peels usually contain 10 to 20 percent glycolic acid whereas chemical peels used by dermatologists typically range from 20 to 70 percent glycolic acid. You'll ge