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Treatment for pitted acne scarring–postauricular punch grafts followed by dermabrasion.

PMID: 2944922  

A technique is described for treating pitted acne scarring which is not amenable to other forms of therapy. Punch grafts from postauricular skin are used to replace punch-excised facial scars. Dermabrasion of treated areas is accomplished 4 to 6 weeks after grafting. Very good results have been attained in three patients, each of whom needed more than 100 transplants.

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