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Is vitamin k and e good for blemishes?

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Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 45 years experience
No substantial proof: An article in the Journal of the A A of Dermatology (10/06) concluded: “the evidence that topical vitamin E alone improves the appearance of blemishes, scars is poor. It is also associated with a high incidence of contact dermatitis. The use of vitamin E should, therefore, be discouraged.” As for vitamin K, in a study published in the Journal of Cosmetic Derm. 04/04 most people found no change.

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