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Ice-pick scars are narrow, deep, vertical, cylindrical depressions at the site of the infundibulum. Given their depth, they are more resistant to laser therapy. Punch excisions, followed by nonablative fractional resurfacing, can be helpful.

Improvement of ice pick scars 1 week after suture removal (pictured). Further improvement was achieved with non ablative resurfacing.

    Text Source: Color Atlas of Cosmetic Dermatology Marc R. Avram, Sandy Tsao, Zeina Tannous, Mathew M. Avram Copyright 2011 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.

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