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2nd Edition

Acne Scars
Classification and Treatment, Second Edition

ISBN 9781138894228
Published November 2, 2018 by CRC Press
189 Pages 140 Color Illustrations

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Book Description

Visible scarring may be a daily reminder of disease long after active acne has subsided. Frequently, it is a cause of distress for the patient and a leading cause for visiting medical professionals. This updated and expanded edition of an acclaimed pioneering text will be invaluable for both general and cosmetic dermatologists, plastic surgeons, and primary care physicians with a specialist interest in the skin as an invaluable guide through the complexities of treatment.

Table of Contents


1. Classification of Acne Scars: Clinical and Instrumental Evaluation

Giuseppe Micali, Francesco Lacarrubba, and Aurora Tedeschi

2. Pathophysiology of Acne Scars

Enzo Berardesca, Maria Mariano, and Norma Cameli

3. Topical Drugs for Prevention and Treatment of Acne Scars

Jonette Keri

4. Superficial Peeling

Jessica Cervantes, Maria Pia De Padova, and Antonella Tosti

5. Medium-Depth and Deep Peeling

Marina Landau

6. Microdermabrasion and Dermabrasion

Annie Chiu, Deirdre Hooper, and Katherine O. Brag

7. Fillers for Acne Scarring

Karin Eshagh and Sabrina Fabi

8. Skin Needling in Acne Scars

Gabriella Fabbrocini, Marianna Donnarumma, and Maria Vastarella

9. Hyaluronic Acid, Platelet-Rich Plasma, and Polylactic Reasorbable Threads in Acne Scars

Gabriella Fabbrocini, Marianna Donnarumma, and Maria Vastarella

10. Fractional Photothermolysis in Acne Scars

Gillian Beer, Patrick M. Zito, Adrianna Gonzalez, and Kenneth R. Beer

11. Non-Ablative and Ablative Devices in Acne Scars

Vic A. Narurkar

12. Surgical Techniques: Subcision, Grafting, Excision, and Punch Techniques

Rohit Kakar, Farhaad Riyaz, Megan Pirigyi, and Murad Alam

13. Clinical Importance of Corrective Cover Cosmetic (Camouflage) and Quality-of-Life Outcome in the Management of Patients with Acne Scarring and/or Post-Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation

Aurora Tedeschi and Giorgia Giuffrida

14. Acne Scarring and Asian Patients

Evangeline B. Handog, Maria Juliet E. Macarayo, and Chee Leok Goh

15. Acne Scarring and Patients of African Descent

Aldo D. Galvez and Amy J. McMichael

16. Treatment Algorithm for Acne Scars

Daniele Innocenzi, Ilaria Proietti, Concetta Potenza, Patrick M. Zito, and Kenneth R. Beer


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Antonella Tosti, MD, is Professor of Dermatology at the University of Bologna, Italy. Maria Pia De Padova, MD, is a dermatologist at the Nigrisoli Private Hospital in Bologna, Italy. Professor Tosti’s other publications include Dermoscopy of the Hair and Nails (second edition, 2015), and with Dr De Padova Atlas of Mesotherapy in Skin Rejuvenation (2007). Kenneth R Beer, MD, FAAD, is a dermatologist and dermatopathologist at Palm Beach Cosmetic, Florida, USA, founder and course director of the Cosmetic Boot Camp courses, and editor of Cosmetic Bootcamp Primer (2011).


"This is a handy reference for learning how to competently assess and treat acne scars, which is a vexing and common problem in acne patients."

Patricia Wong, MD (Private Practice), Doody's Review