A 34-year-old member asked:
What is the best treatment for sun damage and brown spots snd mild cystic acne scar removal on the face?
3 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
5.9k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Dermatology 46 years experience
Laser: Fractionated erbium or co2 will help acne scars as well as lighten sun damage and dark spots. The healing time is 4 days for erbium to about a week for co2. If the s ars are not an issue other lasers or light based devices can be used for the sun damage and brown spots without down time.
5.9k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
Fractionated co2: For your condition the best treatment is a fractionated co2 laser treatment it will address the hyperpigmentation and acne scarring at the same time I have had great results in my practice with it.
5.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Aug 17, 2013
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