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does epiduo heal acne scars?

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Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
No : Benzoyl peroxide can help prevent acne, but acne scars are permanent. Certain treatments may decrease the appearance of scarring, but not cure the scars.
Answered on Nov 20, 2012
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Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
55 years experience Plastic Surgery
I have no experience: Commercial, over the counter, products have varying results- I have no experience with this product.
Answered on Dec 9, 2015
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