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Is there an effective pimple scars removal treatment?

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Dr. Greg Sexton
Plastic Surgery 39 years experience
Maybe: Scars are permanent, but can be made less apparent. If someone has deep pitting from acne, then dermabrasion is a surgical procedure that can help, not to be confused with microdermabrasion which really doesn't do anything.

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A 31-year-old member asked:

What is the most effective treatment for pimple scars?

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Dr. Glenn Messina
Aesthetic Medicine 35 years experience
Difficult: resurfacing fractional lasers help reduce the scars but a great result is only 50% improvement, deep chemical peels by a trained MD help as well. Dermadbrasion and possibly the dermapen can reduce the scars to a lesser degree

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