A 42-year-old member asked:
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Home remedy to get rid of acne and scars?

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Dr. Robert Alexander
26 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Seek consultation: Crater scarring is common in chickenpox. Filling, mechanical dermabrasion (planning), or surgical removal/suturing are most common treatments. All scarring is permanent, but these help reduce visual noticeability.
Answered on Aug 22, 2013

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Microdermabrasion: I have had many patients have microdermabrasion which seems to remove the top layers of the skin and it improves the appearance of the acne scars.
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Dr. Robert Jackson
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Acne: You can use hydroquinone but if you are not on medication to treat stop acne it will not help and you will keep getting scars.

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