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Honey and cinnamon for acne scars

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Worthless: It will just attract insects. I'm sorry you weren't treated as you should have been. If you want the scars less visible, a dermatologist can treat the... Read More
Dr. Barry Press
Plastic Surgery 45 years experience
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. See a board ce... Read More
Dr. Leonard Grossman
Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
Don't think so: Once you have scars from acne, there is no potion that will make them better. The remedy you mentioned may help in keeping acne from getting worse. ... Read More

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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 58 years experience
You can: But there will be no benefit. Acne therapy depends on circumstances. A dermatologist will help you. We have very good technology now to help clear acn... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
Plastic Surgery 45 years experience
Improve, not remove.: Scars cannot be removed but there is a large variety of techniques to improve their appearance, both surgical and non-surgical. They also improve with... Read More
Dr. Denis Winder
59 years experience
Forever: Honey has no effect on acne scars.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
No: The only non-prescription medicine that really helps acne is benzoyl peroxide. You owe it to yourself to get prescription treatment; all acne is manag... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Mamelak
Mohs Micrographic Surgery 22 years experience
Acne scar treatment: I know of no medical reports that show acne scars can be affectively treated with honey and lemon.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics 35 years experience
C MD 4 options: Time, silicone gel sheeting, avoidance of sun and tobacco use as well as possible bleaching agents such as hydroquinone, retinoids and steroids may he... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
?????: There are no studies on this product. I could only find ads in spanish. They seem to work by peeling just like chemical peels so I have no reason to ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics 51 years experience
Prevention : Otc benzoyl peroxide to start. If this doesn't work, then see your doctor or dermatologist for prescription medication. See http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.G... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Not so easy: there's surgical resurfacing of the entire skin by a variety of methods. Maybe cocoa butter (but I doubt it). It isn't so easy bringing back a structu... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Tholen
Plastic Surgery 42 years experience
Depends on doctor: One scar excision would be similar to excising a mole. Insurance charges for this are usually in the hundreds of dollars, but i no longer accept insur... Read More
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