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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Laser: Laser would be better especially fractional. You may have to have more than one resurfacing.
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Dr. Catherine Winslow
34 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Depends on scars!: Some types of lasers, such as fraxel, can improve scars. Others do nothing. Most peels will not significantly change texture but can help blend color. ... Read More
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Dr. Joshua Fox
39 years experience Dermatology
Acne scars: In general lasers can help both depressed and elevated acne scars. They can also help white or red scars- even if they are old! lasers also can achiev ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
It's expected: Acne is a serious illness and the treatments are harsh. If this is more than you are able to tolerate comfortably, get with your physician and discuss ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Get seen: There's all kinds of disinformation about acne. Ignore all "pop"suggestions and advice. It's unrealted to lifestyle, diet, or hygiene. If topical ben ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
Treat acne first: Chemical peels are helpful for getting rid of scarring after acne has been properly treated. Otherwise you'll just continue to have acne, and you're b ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
Depends.: Many acne remedies work BECAUSE they dry your skin, i.e. make it inhospitable to the bacteria that causes it. If drying/peeling is excessive, try appl ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
38 years experience Dermatology
Slow down: Oftentimes , the use of a tretinoin-containing topical can cause irritation , redness and peeling. The best approach is to wait a few days and restart ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Dryness with meds: Applying an oil free hypoallergenic moisturizer after each cleansing and medication application can help prevent excessive dryness when using facial ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
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Peels: the bigger question is why did you have a " month of jessner & tca peel"? This is extreme. Also these peels are medical grade meaning they can onl ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darab Hormozi
38 years experience Plastic Surgery
In some degree: Chemical peel can reduce the appearance of pits to some degree. For deeper pits a minor surgical intervention can be needed to with injection of fat ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oren Lerman
19 years experience Plastic Surgery
Nothing specific: Numerous methods of resurfacing facial acne scars can work. Depending on how deep the scarring is different treatments may work better than others. In ... Read More
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