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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: Anyone who tells you otherwise is misinformed or lying. Removing the scars is not easy, but today's dermatologists have dermabrasion, lasers, microsur ... Read More

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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Alexander
26 years experience Plastic Surgery
Varies: If your scarring is flat and only has a surface change, use of a variety of treatments may help (laser, chemical, mechanical dermabrasion to resurface ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
NO: No. There are procedures that can make them less noticeable. See a cosmetic dermatologist.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kulick
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Not really: If you have a true "scar" then this needs to be dealt with by filling the depression if you have one and or dealing with a potential color discrepancy ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Go see Dermatologist: Almost 10 years? That means you started having acne at 9yo? Anyway, dermatologists specialize in skin disorders. You didn't mention which medications ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Nothing will work: I'm sorry. Acne scars may be treated by a specialist with a laser, or microsurgery or fillers. If your acne is still active, your physician can manage ... Read More
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 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Serious Rx: I am VERY sorry you've ended up with scarring, and even more sorry that you're not already under the care of a competent physician who should have bee ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
37 years experience Dermatology
AHA's: Alpha hydroxy acids such as glycolic acis creams or lotions could help.
A male asked:
Dr. Allison Holzapfel
21 years experience Plastic Surgery
Prevention: The use of sunscreen at this point is huge for scar prevention. Sun on a fresh scar can cause hyperpigmentation and solar damage. Any fresh or hyper ... Read More
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