According to Dr. Shah, there are a number of effective treatments and products that can be used to treat superficial scars of the bacne or spots on the skin. 500 per session). Dr. Shah cautioned, however, that some treatments may aggravate bacne scars, such as microneedling, which can further stimulate pigment production and increase discoloration. And while over-the-counter products that claim to help with scarring can leave skin feeling more hydrated and flexible, there are limits to what it can do in case of hyperpigmentation, especially older brands, explained Dr. Shah.