A 39-year-old member asked:
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Is it possible to get surgery to remove my acne?

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Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: Depending on your type of acne, it depends on the type of surgery available. Most scars don't need surgery . For some types surgery is about the only option. What type of scars do you have and what options have you spoken to a dr about?
Answered on Nov 24, 2012

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