A 42-year-old member asked:
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please help! what is the best way to get rid of acne scars?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Serious Rx: I'm sorry your acne got neglected and you ended up with scars. The real scars (not just the brown marks, which fade with time) can be managed by a specialist with a laser, microsurgery or microinjection. Some hollywood stars keep their acne scars for the "tough guy" look.
Answered on Jan 28, 2014

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