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Does Tazorac help with acne scars

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Crosby
15 years experience in Dermatology
See below: Tazorac (tazarotene) does not treat acne scarring. It is a topical retinoid similar to, but more potent that retin-a. It can help prevent new acne sca ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
No: They won't touch the scars. Many men -- including several noted hollywood "tough guys" -- like the scars for the character they give. Others hate t ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
Probably not: It is an exfoliant but not enough to erase scars. It is more for active acne and its control.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Crosby
15 years experience in Dermatology
See below: Retin-a mirco does not treat acne scarring. It can help prevent new acne scars by preventing serious breakout as part of an acne treatment regimen. S ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
No: Neither will touch actual depressed scars, not can anything else. At best, you can hide your hyperpigmented lesions and even this is likely not to be ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Not for scars: I'm sorry your acne was neglected and you ended up with scars. Nothing you can apply will touch them. If you want them less visible, a plastic surgeon ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Emily Altman
27 years experience in Dermatology
Depressed acne scars: If there is one or a few depressed acne scars, there are a number of ways to help improve its appearance, such as injection of a filler underneath the ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
Various: Peels can work over time. Fractional co2 ablation can do wonders to get rid of this scars. Microdermabrasion can help in less severe cases. Very seve ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
34 years experience in Plastic Surgery
No: As you have experienced, retin a (tretinoin) van provide many benefits. Unfortunately scar eradication is not one of those benefits. Laser treatments ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Probably not: Ahas are not generally intended for this purpose and may increase redness. In fact salicylic acid peels may be better to decrease inflammation.

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