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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Acne scars: There are many skin resurfacing procedures ranging from chemical peels to lasers. They may improve the texture of your skin. You can consult with a bo ... Read More

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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Soheila Rostami
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Fillers: the best way to soften the appearance of acne scars and the fast method is the use of HA (hyaluronic acid) product and fillers. and I would do it ASAP ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Rivkin
24 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Not great: Exfoliation is always good, but its not going to help that much with acne scarring. To really make a difference you need to look at laser resurfacing.
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A 26-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. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Vitamin E is good: for the skin and MAY help scarring. It's easier to buy a bottle of vitamin E at the drug store and apply that rather than opening capsules. Peace an ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Latisha Smith
37 years experience Wound care
None effective: Scarring from acne reflects a probem deep in the skin, in the dermis. Topical creams tend not to affect changes in the deep layer of skin. There are ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Berger
40 years experience Dermatology
Yes and no: May be helpful for acne, but too aggressive amy actually worsen acne-be very careful i would partner with a dermatologist to coordinate. Will not effe ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience Wound care
Healing scars: When our bodies sustain an injury, the immediate response is inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling). This is the body increasing the blood flow and ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Only 2: Benzoyl peroxide and salicyclic acid are all that is available over the counter. See dermatologist if this does not work.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Terrible idea: This is a glucocorticoid and will give the bacteria that cause acne a growth advantage. This is one of the worst things you can do for acne. This is s ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Grossman
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
No: You will not see any improvement with acne scarring after microdermabrasion.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: It's okay for keeping the acute lesions under control. I'm sorry you didn't get proper treatment when you developed your scarring. A dermatologist can ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Not really: True microdermabrasion is limited to the epidermis whereas acne disease truly occurs in the deep dermis. Microdermabrasion is a slightly more agressiv ... Read More
A 29-year-old male 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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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
25 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: Home remedies don't work too well. You can try an over the counter cleanser that contains benzoyl peroxide but that may not be enough. I suggest you s ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cullington
26 years experience Plastic Surgery
Home remedied: Drying agents for oily skin frequent cleansing and make up to camo scars and tanning of face helps.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
52 years experience Holistic Medicine
Sulfur granules: Fowler's acne formula calls for the use of flower of sulfur granules topically on skin. Can use with weak Benzoyl Peroxide Gel 2.5 % for pimples and ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
46 years experience Internal Medicine
No it doesn't: It can prevent them but once they are present it doesn't help. Other techniques such as laser, chemical peels or dermabrasion may improve the appearan ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: But it's the strongest and most effective medicine to prevent new ones. I'm sorry you ended up with acne scars. You can choose microsurgery, a filler, ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan McIntosh
18 years experience Plastic Surgery
Maybe: Tretinoin may improve scarring, but only because it improves skin cell shedding and speeds the growth cycle.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Forget it: This is a cover-up based on a gimmicky onion formula. I'm really sorry that your acne was neglected and you ended up with scars. If you want something ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
43 years experience Plastic Surgery
Scars...: Are permanent and cannot be removed. Scars take some time to mature, however, and don't assume their final appearance for 6-12 months. During that ti ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Specialist: Today's dermatologists can use laser resurfacing, dermabrasion, or a variety of other treatments. Some hollywood actors who want to play "tough guys" ... Read More

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