Cost of Acne Scar Treatments

There are a number of skin treatments that can help you reduce the appearance of acne scars. Costs can differ depending on a number of factors including the city you live in, the type of skin care professional you use, and how many treatments you will need. The following is a guideline of the average costs of acne scar treatments:


Is a surgical procedure that uses a deep exfoliating process to abrade the damaged surface skin and improve the look of acne scarring. Dermabrasion can cost an average of $900 -$4,000.

Laser Resurfacing (Fraxel)

The Fraxel laser provides a safe and controlled level of damage to the superficial layer of the skin to remove acne scars and skin damage while creating new, healthy skin and collagen. The average cost of one session ranges between $750- $1000. Patients generally require 4 to 6 sessions to achieve desired results.


There are a variety of injectable fillers that can help add volume to areas of the skin that are pitted and sunken due to acne scars.

• Hyaluronic acid fillers such as Restylane and Perlane can cost between $350 and $900
• Human collagen fillers such as Cosmoderm range from $300 to $700 per treatment
• Fat Injections on average cost $1000 and above

Chemical Peels

The average price for a chemical peel is based on the type of peel. A light based peel can cost as low as $100, while a deeper more dramatic peel can cost up to $6000.


Thermage harnesses the power of radio frequency energy to soften and reduce the appearance of acne scars. The average cost of a Thermage treatment is around $900 - $4000.

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