A 41-year-old member asked:
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Will tretinoin heal acne scars?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
It will not: Effective treatment of your acne will prevent additional scarring. If you wish, a dermatologist can make scars less visible using a laser, microsurgery, injections and/or dermabrasion.
Answered on Jul 10, 2014
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