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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Not on your own: I am sorry your acne was not treated as it should have been. A specialist can use a filler, laser or microsurgery. Some Hollywood leading men like Jet ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Subspecialist : A dermatologist or plastic surgeon can make them less visible using a filler, laser, or microsurgery. I'm sorry you ended up with scars because your a ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brock Ridenour
36 years experience Plastic Surgery
No easy fix: Treatment varies according to the subtype of acne scars and the patient's skin type (pigmentation). Fractionated lasers (e.g. Fraxel) are effective ... Read More
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Dr. Arlo Miller
15 years experience Dermatology
No quick answer: Unfortunately, there is not a quick or easy solution. The best approaches are -laser treatements -tca cross treatments -excision of individual ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
No: It's shiny and may make them less visible, but it won't touch them in the long-run. I'm really sorry that you ended up with acne scars. This is the 21 ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Get serious about Rx: You're an adult now and you need to insist on scientific management of your acne. I'm sorry it was neglected when you were a teen, and your scars can ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregg Albers
41 years experience Addiction Medicine
Acne meds: Accutane reduces new acne lesions, and seems to reduce the scars, and the color. Antibiotics reduce new lesions, but not scarring. Topical antibioti ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
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
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Serious Rx: Red marks after acne lesions, and depressed scars that persist indefinitely, can't be treated by anything available to you. The red is your skin heali ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Get serious Rx: I'm sorry your acne has been neglected up to this point. Acne bad enough to leave scars requires prescription-strength rx and you need to get with you ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Serious rx: Acne on your trunk is going to require both topical and systemic Rx. The latter is available only by prescription. Control you active disease, and let ... Read More
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