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Acne Mark Peel
Fade Acne Scars and: It i supposed to fade acne scars and does skin resurfacing.It may also improve pigmented lesions on your face. I may not make your skin lighter, if that's what your question is, but it will fade pigmented lesions consult a dermatologist who offers this type of laser therapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably: This is an excellent bleaching cream that can be used anywhere from 1 day a week 2 more often if it does not dry out your skin. It may take several weeks to work and should be used at night. You should wear a sunscreen on top of any acne medicine that you were using because the sun will make the spots remaining darker longer. Any topical acne cream that has a retinoid in it will also help lighten. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
None work: The brown spots after acne fade with time, but only a dermatologist can make scars less visible. If that is what you want (most folks you meet won't care unless scarring is severe), lasers, fillers, and surgery are available. These work and you have a right to something more effective than an ineffective topical. ...Read more
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No: Chemical peels are not strong enough to do anything about scars and most benefits from peels are temporary. There are many types of peels but they are a caustic way of treating hyperpigmantation on a temporary basis. They can also help with acne to dry it up temporarily. Strong peels require downtime. ...Read more
Not effective: Chemical peels are temporary and thin the skin. You may need laser care to plump up the skin. The co2 fractionated laser is very helpful with acne scars as well as collagen stimulating lasers. Dermal fillers are also helpful with filling in the deeper marks. A chemical peel can also trigger an acne break out. ...Read more
Probably not: This medicine is helpful in preventing new acne lesions, especially if applied consistently. A hydroquinone bleach might fade postinflammatory hyperpigmentation but skill is required and you might do better simply to let them fade on their own and work hard to keep new lesions under control. ...Read more
It's: worth a "try" but an exact answer is not possible. (It depends upon the extent and depth of your scars Hope this is helpful Dr Z ...Read more
After getting jenners chemicail peel how long should you wait until useing my acne medication i'm on tx ?
Until healed: A jessner peel can take a good 2-4 weeks to heal completely but it can vary by individuals. Once the skin has "grown back" , you can consider using your acne medications , if needed. However, keep in mind that such a peel may have very beneficial effects on your acne condition. ...Read more
Im 17 years and have some acnes on my face,do u recommend taking pills for peeling? And if Yes what is a name of good medicine to take?
Get seen: There's all kinds of disinformation about acne. Ignore all "pop"suggestions and advice. It's unrealted to lifestyle, diet, or hygiene. If topical benzoyl peroxide and/or retinoic acid haven't cleared you in a few weeks, get with your personal physician who can add something that will. Since you're female, you have options that men don't. Best wishes. ...Read more
I have acne marks on my cheeks they've been there for 3 months I got a chem peel but theyre still there. Pls help me remove them (affordable method)?
See dermatologist: and see what they recommend.Get a more detailed answer ›
Lightens marks.: It helps lighten hyper pigmentation but the strength is i portent and it must be used only on light skinned individuals. Glycoluc, physicians choice of arizona , salicylic, or vi peel are better tolerated in darker skin. Laser such as isolasz may be better for active acne. ...Read more
Try not to: Your question tells me that you're not taking advantage of today's scientific acne rx. All acne can be controlled with medication, though finding the right rx for you can be tricky. If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician who can work with you. ...Read more
None.: While salicylic acid soaps or lotions and Retin-A cream will cause a certain amount of skin peeling, no topical product will cause the same amount of peeling as a chemical peel. And that is as it should be, because chemical peels should only be done by qualified, experienced people who will monitor carefully to be sure that no harm is done. ...Read more
I just got a chemical peel and initially it cleared me up completely but now my acne is twice as bad. Is this normal?
It can be: All burns (sunburn, chemical peels, or tanning beds) cause inflamation which causes acne. Stress (emotional or physiological) as well as lack of sleep and hormones can all cause acne. Sweat is also a trigger. Since peels also thin the skin as you age, you may want to consider a better approach to skin care to include lasers and medication. ...Read more
I have these bumps that kinda look like acne, but they have been there a year--came after a chemical peel. Possibilities?
Could be milia...: Without examining you, it is difficult to say what it is you are describing. It may be milia. Milia are harmless, small white bumps or cysts that show up on typically on the face. They occur when flakes of skin get trapped near the surface of the skin. Often seen in newborns, they often resolve spontaneously. Persistent milia can be shelled out by a medical aesthetician, cosmetic surgeon or derm. ...Read more
Due to having tried every product going for acne since being 12 I've just done a glycolic peel will doing these regular really help?
Spironolactone: Acne in adult women is a matter of hormones. Sometimes related to PCOS. Often caused by birth control hormone. Spironolactone is usually effective at 25-200mg a day. Clearing of acne is seen in 2 or 3 months. Do not use if pregnant or kidney failure. It acts as an antagonist to androgens. Costs $16 for 90 pills cash. Should also begin prescription tretinoin gel and get detailed instruction in meth ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Add a moisturizer: This can be due to excessive dryness and can be the case in particular if your acne cream contains retinol. If that is so, make sure you use the minimal percentage of retinol and add a quality moisturizer to your regiment. This can also be due to more abrasive products if your skin is sensitive, try products formulated for sensitive skin is this is the case. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fade acne red marks: Acne red marks may take several weeks to fade. Follow your specialists post peel skin care plan and use a spf 30 sunscreen daily. Once you are healed from your peel, follow your recommended acne control regimen. Persistent redness may be improved with an ipl (intense pulsed light) treatment or more. ...Read more
See an expert: Chemical peels can be tricky. Best to see a paramedical aesthetician, who can use their experience to help you select the best peel for your skin type, and help you through it with a minimum of problems or complications. ...Read more
Is peeling good for a temperory solution , until resolving your acne problem , and what are the side effects of peeling?
For mild acne: Salicylic acid or glycolic acid for acne are used for minor "peels" and often used as "adjuvants" for treating acne. However, not convinced that either alone are any more beneficial than the other. To be most effective , either glycolic or salicylic need to be combined with an appropriate acne regimen that consists of prescription creams and oral antibiotics for more severe cases. ...Read more
I've been dealing w really bad acne for about 2mo now. I wash 2x/day & exfoliate every 2-3. Seeing no changes at all. Is a chemical peel a good idea?
HI, I have very mild acne. I have been advised radiplex light, tretinion cream and doxycilling. Also I was asked to go for azm peel, What is this peel?
Wouldn't peel: If your acne is mild, you are on an excellent regimen with the medications you list and light therapy. I would not recommend a peel while using tretinoin cream as this will likely make your skin extremely sensitive. Just keep up with your other prescribed meds and you will do fine. ...Read more
Chemical Peel: You made and appointment and consulted a dermatologist who recommended a chemical peel. We have not examined you or even seen pictures of your skin, we don't know if you are trying to improve scars, pigmentation of actual hyperkeratosis. We also don't know your age or gender or any medical information about you. So, how can we help you second guess your dermatologist? ...Read more
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