A member asked:

Would alpha hydroxy acids like glycolic acid help with red acne scars ? its been on my face since october of 2012 and i've been on retin-a for 10 weeks

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Dr. Otto Placik answered

Specializes in Surgery - Plastics

Probably not: Ahas are not generally intended for this purpose and may increase redness. In fact salicylic acid peels may be better to decrease inflammation.

Answered 4/14/2013



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