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Doctor insights on: Aveeno Clear Complexion Correcting Treatment

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Neutrogena blackhead eliminating warming treatment vs. Clean n clear blackhead clearing scrub, which is better?

On Healthtap: We try to avoid recommending one otc product over another. Both of these products work through exfoliation. ...Read more

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Photo rejuvenation light for home - does this clear blemishes and wrinkles?

Photo rejuvenation light for home -  does this clear blemishes and wrinkles?

Not impressed: I have not been impressed with the results of this technology and attribute the majority of results to improved skin care. ...Read more

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What is the best moisturizer to use with image clear cell medicated acne lotion?

What is the best moisturizer to use with image clear cell medicated acne lotion?

Thanks for asking!: Nuetrogena acne mask. Any lotion that clearly states non-acnegenic and non-comodogenic.Dont forget to read the fine print. ...Read more

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Best cleaning solution for diff type skin: sensitive clear face, insensitive back of neck with acne?

Best cleaning solution for diff type skin: sensitive clear face, insensitive back of neck with acne?

Two solutions: You will probably need two different solutions since the skin conditions are so different. On the face, you could use an extra gentle facial cleanser, e.g., Cetaphil Extra Sensitive formula and on the back of the neck, you can use an over-the-counter mild benzoyl peroxide wash. ...Read more

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I am 18 with acne scars & brown complexion please prescribe generic medicines and creams for spotless and fair skin?

I am 18 with acne scars & brown complexion
please prescribe generic medicines and creams for spotless and fair skin?

Benzoyl peroxide : Bpo is a good place to start--there are many good over the counter preparations that you can leave on overnight and it will control mild acne. If you have moderate to severe acne, you are probably better off seeing a dermatologist and getting on more potent, prescription medication. The "scarring" you have noticed may be post inflammatory pigment, which will fade over time. ...Read more

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Is laser light therapy for acne scars good on teenage skin?

Is laser light therapy for acne scars good on teenage skin?

Yes for some scars: In our experience it has been useful for either atrophic acne scars and some of the red elevated scars. We have used both the pulsed dye laser and the fractional co2 laser on selected patients with good results. ...Read more

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What is the most effective over-the-counter treatment plan for controlling acne while healing minor acne scars & hyperpigmentation?

What is the most effective over-the-counter treatment plan for controlling acne while healing minor acne scars & hyperpigmentation?

Benzoyl peroxide: It will slow new lesions but won't touch scars or hyperpigmentation. It is also only moderately effective. Nothing else over-the-counter works. Get with your physician -- despite our dysfunctional health care system, it's your best choice. ...Read more

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What lotion helps blemished skin ? Please recommend some lotions that work please?

It depends: It depends on what type of blemishes you are referring to. If you mean acne, you have several choices like over the counter creams with benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid. ...Read more

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Any peel-off masks good 4 oily,coarse,ruddy,shiny,flaky skin w very visible pores&occasional mild acne?What about niacinamide?Tretinoin?What makeup??

Any peel-off masks good 4 oily,coarse,ruddy,shiny,flaky skin w very visible pores&occasional mild acne?What about niacinamide?Tretinoin?What makeup??

Glycolic, tretinoin: Glycolic acid face masks can be helpful in situations like yours for the acne, blackhead exenteration and exfoliation, but only has short term results. Tretinoin , if your skin is not too sensitive for it, is an effective option for reversal and prevention of acne as well as the uv damage reversal and reducing wrinkle progression, but takes a few months. Niacinamide has mixed results. ...Read more

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Which is better for melasma: obagi, vi peel or perfect 10 peel?

Which is better for melasma: obagi, vi peel or perfect 10 peel?

Melasma: The most common melasma therapies include 2% hydroquinone (hq) creams like the over-the-counter products esoterica and porcelana and prescription-strength 4% creams like obagi clear, tri-luma, neocutis blanche, and 4% hydroquinone. Certain sunscreens also contain 4% hydroquinone, such as glytone clarifying skin bleaching sunvanish spf 23 and obagi's sunfader sunscreen. Products with hq. ...Read more

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What drugstore product or home remedy helps clear up your complexion and gets rid of acne scars?

What drugstore product or home remedy helps clear up your complexion and gets rid of acne scars?

No simple solution: While there are many different products that make these claims, there is no one cure for all conditions. Popular mon prescripion ingredients include salicylic acid, benzoyl peroxide, and retinol preparations. However these can be very drying ad make some conditions worse if not used in combination with appropriate exfoliation and moisturizers. ...Read more

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Could the co2 fractional laser resurfacing really work for acne scars?

Could the co2 fractional laser resurfacing really work for acne scars?

Yes: Fractional lasers can do a nice job of improving acne scars. I generally treat bad acne scars with a combination treatment, including laser, PRP and sometimes subcision (for the deep ice picks) or fillers/fat transfer. For scarring that is not so severe I will generally start with a course of Laser Genesis (about 5-6 treatments). ...Read more

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Does kojic soap can cure acne dark spots and tretinoin cream 0.05?

Does kojic soap can cure acne dark spots and tretinoin cream 0.05?

It may: Kojic acid is an agent that helps to decrease darkly pigmented areas. Retin a (tretinoin) along with the kojic acid can augment the effectiveness in reducing areas of hyper pigmentation. Remember to practice safe sun exposure by always wearing a good sunscreen to prevent further pigmentation. ...Read more

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Can "benzoyl peroxide 5% gel" make pigmentation of the face skin if used for mild acne ?

Can "benzoyl peroxide 5% gel" make pigmentation of the face skin if used for mild acne ?

Maybe: It could cause skin irritation redness and allergic reaction and with repeated exposure and repeated reaction darkness in the skin could happen. ...Read more

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Which most hydrating non comedogenic substance for makeup fixing on oily skin wide pores face?

Which most hydrating non comedogenic substance for makeup fixing on oily skin wide pores face?

Hydrating substance: Thank you for your question. Unfortunately, your question is not very clear but I believe you are looking for a substance that is hydrating but also non-comedogenic. Glycerin and dimethicone are two noncomedogenic substances that are considered hydrating. There are many others. The second part of your question is unclear, but noncomedogenic substances by definition will not clog or widen pores ...Read more

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