Bacterial Skin Infections

Picture of Ice Pick Scars

Picture of Ice Pick Scars.

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.

Above are ice pick scars prior to punch excisions.

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.