A 30-year-old female asked:
topical treatment for acne scars?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Candace Spann answered
20 years experience Dermatology
Fading creams: The gold standard for lightening dark marks is hydroquinone. You can purchase fading creams that contain 2-3% hydroquinone without a prescription (ambi, atra, porcelana, nadinola, to name a few). You should also be careful to protect your skin with sunscreen, as sun will make dark marks darker. Stronger prescription fading creams and chemical peels exist. Pitted scars require laser resurfacing.
Answered on Jan 20, 2019
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