What you see on your skin varies with the types of acne scars you have. Your dermatologist will talk about two types of acne scars:
Depressed: Most acne scars cause depressions or pits in the skin.
Depressed scars usually form on the face. A dermatologist may refer to these scars as “atrophic” (a-tro-fic) scars or use the name of the specific depressed scar: