Your Acne Risk Calculation

Your personalized ScarScore Comprehensive Report will arm you with critical information that will help you to:

  • minimize the chances of being “blind-sided” by poor acne scarring
  • lower your chances of undesirable scars and increase your chances of scar-free healing
  • understand after-care best-practices in order to improve your chances scar-free healing

Type of Scar

Estimated Likelihood*


Discolored, moderately raised and thick scars, often improve over time

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Discolored, very raised and thick scars that can extend far wider than the wound itself; often itchy and painful

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Flat, pale, depressions in the skin, most common with cystic acne but can occur with all types of acne. Three variations are rolling, ice pick and boxcar scars.

Estimated likelihood:*

Post-Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation

Dark patches at site of healed acne, most common with severe acne and picking, generally resolves with time

Estimated likelihood:*

*estimates average expected outcomes for individuals with your risk factors and protective factors

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Please visit our Scar Topics section to learn much more about scarring from different procedures, injuries, and medical conditions.