How Do Woman's Extreme Acne Scars Look Now?

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Penny came to The Doctors for help with her severe acne scarring. Now she’s back – check out her new complexion!

Watch: Ask the Derm: Acne Edition

“It has stopped me from living to the fullest that I could live,” says Penny of her damaged facial skin. The Doctors arranged for her to see Plastic Surgeon Dr. Brian K. Reedy for treatment.

Dr. Reed uses a Frexel laser to tighten and smooth her skin over a series of treatments. He also treats some of the deeper scars with micro-needling, which stimulates collagen growth.

Watch: Teen's Skin Is Causing Her Physical and Emotional Pain

Penny rejoins The Doctors to show off her smoother skin. ER Physician Dr. Travis Stork reviews some of the photos of her during treatments and recovery. “This was not some simple little thing, but obviously the end result is beautiful,” he notes.

“The key, really, is to hop on acne when it starts,” concludes Dr. Reed. “If you have a teenager who gets acne, they need to see a dermatologist and they need to get on an aggressive treatment plan so you don’t end up having to deal with this situation.”

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