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A 27-year-old male asked:

i have lots of acne scar on my face what can i do to get ride... i would like best creams and soaf insted of fractional laser ...

4 doctor answers8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 29 years experience
Only topical that: really helps scars is tazarotene, which is by prescription
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
OTC Creams & soaps: aren't usually an effective approach for scarring. Would encourage dermatological evaluation.
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 29 years experience
except tazaotene and really best for early scars not old
Nov 30, 2014
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Provided original answer
Thanks Dr. Ablon.
Nov 30, 2014
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Scars: No OTC creams or soaps are better than a thorough exam by a Dermatologist.
Dr. Todd Sisto
Breast Surgery 37 years experience
Nothing other than: surgery or laser will help acne scars

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