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How do you fix a slightly depressed red acne scar ? its been on my cheek for 7 months ! :( i've been on retin-a micro for 9 weeks as well

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Dr. Emily Altman
Dermatology 29 years experience
Depressed acne scars: If there is one or a few depressed acne scars, there are a number of ways to help improve its appearance, such as injection of a filler underneath the scar, subscision (loosening the scar tissue beneath the surface), punch excision. If there are more than a few, there are laser treatments that can help.
Dr. Karen Vaniver
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Acne scar: This is still fairly early in the eating process. Continue gentle massage with non-comedogenic moisturizer and sunscreen.

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