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acne pitted scar treatment

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Fiala
32 years experience Plastic Surgery
Indefinitely: Once the treatment - like laser or chemical peel - has healed, and a few months have gone by, the results in the treated area should be stable.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Clayton
44 years experience Plastic Surgery
It works VERY well!: The co2 laser works very well for acne scars of the face. The co2 laser emits invisible energy that is absorbed by the skin, vaporizing a very thin am ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Stabilization flares: I would first recommend trying to treat the underlying condition prior to scar management.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
30 years experience Dermatology
Acne scar coloring: When scars are new, they can be pink, red, or other shades. As they age, they generally lighten until they are the color they will remain unless inter ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. James Seward
21 years experience Dermatology
Depends : Depends what medication you are using and what type of scars you are talking about. If they are hyperpigmented scars, treatment options would include ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Checcone
18 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Ideally, one: Skin resurfacing with fractionated lasers attempts to balance between treating enough surface area to rejuvenate your skin and leaving untreated skin ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Thomas Lamperti
20 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
There : There are several treatments to help improve acne scars. One common treatment used to improve the appearance of these acne scars is to do skin resurfa ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. James Seward
21 years experience Dermatology
Chemical : Chemical peels or laser resurfacing work best for shallow scarring on the face, but if they are ice-pick scars you will probably need to combine chemi ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Peter Jenkin
48 years experience Dermatology
Dermabrasion : Dermabrasion does have a risk of leaving discolouration of the skin and the risk is higher if you have dark skin. A safer, and probably more effectiv ... Read More
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