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Dermovate cream for acne scars

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
No: I'm sorry you ended up with scars because your acne was not properly managed. A dermatologist can make these less visible with fillers, dermabrasion, ... Read More
Dr. Thomas Fiala
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
No: Honestly, deep acne scars are difficult to treat with our current methods. At best, even with a good laser resurfacing treatment or a chemical peel, ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Not acne scars: I'm sorry your disease led to scarring. This can be prevented with modern Rx. The scars can be managed by a plastic surgeon or dermatologist with a la... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
Dermatology 50 years experience
None: No cream would work.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
You will save: hundreds of dollars by having it evaluated for laser treatment that rebuilds collagen, which is why the scar is so apparent and visible. Go for a cons... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 27 years experience
Yes : Minor pigment changes and drying agents and sometimes topical steroids have all helped different scarring problems of acne.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Hess
Plastic Surgery 20 years experience
Scar improvement: Scar improvement can be achieved, but it takes patience. An overnight improvement is simply impossible. There is no clinical evidence to support Med... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Acne scars: No cream will cure acne scars. You can consider a skin resurfacing procedure.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
Plastic Surgery 34 years experience
Not a fan of Mederma: I am not a big advocate of mederma. The active ingredient is allium cepa (onion extract) and there is weak evidence to suggest that this is beneficial... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Acne scars: Chemical peels, when performed by a trained practitioner, may help reduce the appearance of acne scars but will not eliminate large or deep scarring. ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Chung
Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
No such cream: Acne scar varies a lot from ice pick to rolling scars. They can not be removed by any cream. Tretinoin helps with laser treatment.

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