Scroll through the images to view the different stages of treatment

Case 1 - Red acne scars

Diagnosis

Red acne scars

Treatment

V Beam vascular laser- 2 treatments, combined with antibiotics

Specialist

Dr Davin Lim

Case 2 - Persistent red acne scars on the cheeks

Diagnosis

Persistent red acne scars on the cheeks.

Treatment

V Beam vascular laser and chemical peels - AHA

Specialist

Dr Davin Lim

Case 3 - Acne and early red scars

Diagnosis

Acne and early red scars

Treatment

Hormonal control + Vitamin A creams for acne. 3 treatments of V Beam laser for acne scars.

Specialist

Dr Davin Lim

Case 4 - Ice pick scar and open pores upper lip

Diagnosis

Ice pick scar and open pores upper lip

Treatment

TCA CROSS - 2 treatments. Great treatment for deep pores on the upper lip and nose area.

Specialist

Dr Davin Lim

Case 5 - Ice pick scarring, open and enlarged pores

Diagnosis

Ice pick scarring, open and enlarged pores

Treatment

TCA CROSS focal chemical peel. 2 treatments. Second photo shows what the skin looks like 12 days after TCA peel. This treatment is ideal for deep scars.

Specialist

Dr Davin Lim

Case 6 - Late red acne scars on the cheeks

Diagnosis

Late red acne scars on the cheeks

Treatment

V Beam vascular laser and Vitamin A creams.

Specialist

Dr Davin Lim

Case 7 - Red Scar Treatments

Diagnosis

24 year old with inflammatory scarring

Treatment

Treated with a combination of pulsed-dye laser to reduce redness and fractionated CO2 to improve the depth of scarring. No downtime with the pulsed-dye laser treatments, 5 day recovery with the CO2 laser.

Specialist

Dr Davin Lim

Case 8 - Dermal Fillers transforms atrophic scars

Diagnosis

Atrophic and Rolling scars, as well as enlarged pores. Type 3 - Asian skin type.

Treatment

TCA Cross followed by one laser resurfacing procedure, RadioFrequency treatment then JUVADERM filler to cheeks. Total costing $5900. Medicare claim of $840 applies.

Specialist

Dr Davin Lim

Case 9 - Rolling and atrophic scars on the temples

Diagnosis

Rolling and atrophic scars on the temples, dark skin acne scars

Treatment

Skin Needling. This procedure is outdated, fractional erbium and CO2 lasers provide much better results than skin needling. Laser treatments are safer, with fewer treatments needed. Skin needling is NOT FRACTIONAL RESURFACING.

Specialist

Dr Davin Lim

Case 10 - Ice pick and mixed acne scars on the cheeks

Diagnosis

Ice pick and mixed acne scars on the cheeks

Treatment

Ice-pick scars respond well to TCA CROSS. 2-3 treatments are needed. Ideally Fractional laser to finish off scar treatments.

Specialist

Dr Davin Lim

Case 11 - Ice pick scarring in darker skin scars

Diagnosis

Ice pick scarring in darker skin scars

Treatment

TCA CROSS - 2 treatments. In darker skin patients more treatments are required as TCA concentration is lower. Expect skin colour changes for several weeks to months.

Specialist

Dr Davin Lim

Case 12 - Box car acne scars on the cheeks

Diagnosis

Box car acne scars on the cheeks

Treatment

Box car scars as well as ice-pick scars can respond nicely to TCA CROSS. Ideally Fractional laser to finish off scar treatments.

Specialist

Dr Davin Lim

Case 13 - Red acne scars

Diagnosis

Red acne scars

Treatment

TV Beam vascular laser and Vitamin A creams. 4 treatments.

Specialist

Dr Davin Lim

Case 14 - TCA repairs scars

Diagnosis

Open pores and deep acne scarring on the chin area.

Treatment

TCA CROSS - two treatments only. Minimal recovery time, excellent outcome.

Specialist

Dr Davin Lim

Case 15 - Combined lasers for treating acne scarring in Ethnic skin

Diagnosis

Rolling and anchored scars, mixed scars in Ethnic skin.

Treatment

Combined Laser resurfacing by Dr Davin Lim and Emily Hyde RN. Skin colour changes following deep resurfacing in Ethnic skin are commonly seen. These changes resolve over the months. Rolling acne scars such as these are the hardest to treat. Ideally I would like to complete treatments with dermal filling.

Specialist

Dr Davin Lim

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