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How to prevent acne scars please suggest me....

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Dr. Vicki Levine
Dermatology 41 years experience
Clear up your skin: the best way to prevent acne scars is to not develop acne cysts since these are more likely to scar. If you have acne cysts I would see a dermatologist as soon as possible so you can be treated and prevent scarring. You may need oral antibiotics and a topical retinoids

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What should I do to prevent acne scars?

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Care: Don't let acne get out of control, treat it asap, eat right and so on. Good luck from nyc.
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How should I treat my acne scars and prevent acne ?

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Laser: Laser resurfacing or chemical peels may be a good way to treat acne scars. I would suggest seeing a dermatologist for a regimen to treat your active acne.
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How can I help prevent acne and acne scars?

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Acne & Acne Scars: Acne and acne scars cannot be prevented. The key is to control acne break outs. Controlling break outs, minimizes the tendency to scar. Acne and acne scar control requires a multi-step approach that includes clinical and prescription skin care, oral medications, chemical peels, and laser and light treatments. Care coordination by medical provider with expertise in acne treatment is key.
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