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How to get rid of acne scars craters

A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan McIntosh
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
Multiple Options: The treatment depends on the severity and appearance of the scarring and how much you're willing to spend on treatment. Derma roller treatment is very... Read More
Dr. Eric Chang
Plastic Surgery 22 years experience
Laser: Laser is probably the most commonly used treatment for this. Multiple sessions may be needed and complete resolution should not be expected. Dermabr... Read More
Dr. Otto Placik
Plastic Surgery 34 years experience
Numerous choices: There are a variety of treatments that vary according to the severity of scars: chemical peels, dermabrasion, laser resurfacing, fillers, fat grafting... Read More

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Specialist Rx: Nothing you can do will help if these are the depressed scars. A dermatologist or plastic surgeon has special equipment that can help. Brown and red d... Read More
Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
Best to work with: A cosmetic dermatologist or plastic surgeon. As there are various laser based interventions, chemical peels, dermabrasion, and needling that can be u... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andres Sarraga
Plastic Surgery 17 years experience
Different options: Fraxel and dermabrasions work well for acne scarring, as long as the acne is under control. It usually requires at least 3-4 treatments; make sure to ... Read More
Dr. David Motoki
Plastic Surgery 41 years experience
Acne Scars: There are different treatments for acne scars depending on severity and cost considerations. Treatments include but are not limited to mechanical derm... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Apostolides
Plastic Surgery 17 years experience
Treating Acne Scars: Acne scars can be a challenging skin problem to correct. Often times multiple therapies will allow for the most aesthetic result. At the very least a... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Can't be done: Even a dermatologist cannot make a scar go away. At best, they can be concealed by dermabrasion, laser work, or injections. It's your choice; several ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
Dermatologist: Some acne scars (flat, depressed) can be improved quickly with a filler. Other require more extensive treatment including laser resurfacing, excision ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
Plastic Surgery 34 years experience
Improve not remove: There are a variety of treatments that vary according to the severity of scars: chemical peels, dermabrasion, laser resurfacing, fillers, fat grafting... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Annette Occhialini
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
None: As far as i know there are no astringents that will get rid of acne scars. Even laser treatments only minimize the appearance of acne scars.. The best... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Can't self-treat: Red spots fade in weeks, a process you can't speed. The dark spots face in a few months at most and a bit of topical hydroquinone may help but don't o... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Plastic Surgery 56 years experience
No: Scars are the result of healing.

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