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acupuncture for acne scars

A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Options: Acne scars can't be made to go away, but there are many options used by dermatologists to make them much less visible. A couple of rising hollywood st ... Read More
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Dr. Mike Bowman
18 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Treat acne first: Active acne must be taken care of first. Once that is done, then scarring can be addressed with a variety of treatment options depending on your skin ... Read More
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Dr. Nelson Lee Novick
45 years experience Dermatology
Scars can be treated: Subcision and medical microneedling work well for depressed scars. There are two components to a depressed scar that must be addressed in order to ac ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
First control acne: Acne is a complex disease treated with a variety of approaches ranging from topical anti-inflammatories, antibiotics, as well as hormonal, medical reg ... Read More
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Dr. Christopher Marek
22 years experience Plastic Surgery
Acne Scarring: Residual acne scarring from cystic acne can be improved by laser resurfacing, excision of deep scars, or sometimes fillers injected into the depressed ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
You can try: Red marks should be left alone as the new vessels heal the damaged tissue. Brown marks fade on their own after a few months; you can use a topical hyd ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Improve not remove: Many options exist for cosmetic improvement and include anti-inflammatories, peels, exfoliation, lasers, resurfacing, bleaching, excision, grafting, f ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathleen Gilmore
25 years experience Urgent Care
Acne Scar repair: Acne scars have traditionally been ver difficult to repair. The only good options are ablative laser, fractional laser, and scar excision depending up ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Yes: Or turn you on. There's no understanding what someone will like. However, i need to tell you that acne scars, especially on a woman, are a serious lia ... Read More
A 15-year-old male asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Infection: Low grade infection with inflammation and injury with damage with subsequent healing/necrosis/fibrosis involving surrounding dermal and subcutaneous s ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Inflammation: The inflammatory response associated with them results in prolonged healing times. Can see dermatologist / asthetician / cosmetic surgeon for help in ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Depends: Best treatment is individualized. For women it may be certain oral contraceptive pills or spironolactone. For very severe acne or acne resistant to in ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Improve not remove: The best treatment is Accutane but most start with antibiotics & skin care regimen with benzoyl peroxide/salicylic. Acid many options exist for cosme ... Read More
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