Skin Conditions

Ice Pick Scars

Ice pick scars are a type of acne scar, which are characterised by their “pitted” appearance, which looks like the skin has been punctured. They are most commonly associated with severe types of acne.

What causes Ice Pick scars?

Ice pick scars usually occur as the result of serious or chronic inflammatory acne. Picking or squeezing spots can increase the likelihood of developing ice pick scars.

Where can you get Ice Pick scars?

You can develop ice pick scars anywhere you have had acne. They are most usually found on the face.

Who can get Ice Pick scars?

People who suffer from chronic acne are most susceptible to ice pick scars.

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