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Which are the worst scars?

Which are the worst scars?

Download our Acne Information guide using our free information guide to see the types of scars and get the full information on best treatments on how to get rid of acne scarring.

 

All scarring can be perceived as really bad for the person involved, however, there is a grading system Acne Scarring to be measured to see how many treatments are required, and to review the treatment progress. These are:

  • Grade 1 – Macular Erythaematous, hypo or hyper pigmented scars
  • Garde 2 – Mild Atrophy not obvious at social distances of > 50cm or easily covered by facial makeup or facial hair.
  • Grade 3 – Moderate Atrophy obvious at Social Distances of > 50cm plus, not easily covered by makeip or beard hair, but able to be flattened by manual stretching.
  • Grade 4 – Severe Atrophy, not flattened by manual stretching of the skin