The type of treatment depends on the scars:
Chemical Peeling: This helps superficial pigmented scars and takes 6-10 sessions. The peels are combination of Alpha Hydroxy acids, Retinol, TCA and Phenol peels
Subcision: This technique is used to break the scar bands under the skin.
Dermaroller/Microneedling: This is ideal for medium level scars. It takes 6 sessions on a monthly basis. The downtime is minimal and limited to redness and swelling for a few hours. It is very effective for superficial-medium acne scars
Fractional Lasers: The newer lasers have very less downtime and are a boon to treating scars. It takes 6-8 session every 3-4 weeks. The result varies between 70-80% depending on the scar. The laser is very effective for acne scars and deep pigmented scars. The 1540nm Erbium Glass laser has revolutionised the treatment of accident and burn scars yielding 60-80% results in 6-8 sessionswith minimal downtime.
Injections: Steroid injections are used for treating hypertropic and keloidal scars.