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Doctor insights on: Benefits Of Vitamin E Oil On Acne Scars

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Is vitamin E oil good for acne scars?

Is vitamin E oil good for acne scars?

No: The oiliness will make them slightly less visible while it stays on your skin. I'm really sorry that your acne didn't get treated when it should have been. Nothing you can do will affect your scars, but a dermatologist can make them less visible with dermabrasion, filler, laser or microsurgery. It's your choice; especially if you're a man, note that several hollywood leads kept their for "tough". ...Read more

Dr. Hunter Handsfield
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Can applying vitamin E oil help fight acne and acne scars?

Can applying vitamin E oil help fight acne and acne scars?

Vitamin E and scars: Sadly, topical vitamin e doesn't really help acne or surgical scars much at all. Many people actually get an allergic dermatitis from it. ...Read more

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How good is vitamin E oil at getting rid of acne scars?

Not effective: Acne scars are forever. Vitamin e oil in my experience is not good at treating these scars. The most effective means to treat acne scars (there are 3 types of acne scars) is usually to have skin resurfacing with an instrument called fraxel. You will need several treatments and they aren't cheap, but they are among the most effective and safest ways to treat acne scars. ...Read more

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I've stopped getting acne and was wondering if most of my acne scars would clear up on face with Vitamin E in 2 months by collage they're not big?

I've stopped getting acne and was wondering if most of my acne scars would clear up on face with Vitamin E in 2 months by collage they're not big?

Sun protection: Post acne scars and pigmentation fade with time. The important point is to use a sunblock regularly , maybe reapply 2-3 times a day . In addition wear a wide brimmed hat. A fade cream like low dose Hydroquinone may accelerate the fading process. ...Read more

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Can vitamin E help remove acne scars?

Can vitamin E help remove acne scars?

Vitamin E and scars: Sadly, topical vitamin e doesn't really help acne or surgical scars much at all. Many people actually get an allergic dermatitis from it. ...Read more

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Could vitamin E cause acne scars to scab over?

Could vitamin E cause acne scars to scab over?

No: Scars are made out of fibrous tissue after an injury. They do not scab over. There must be another explanation for the scabbing process, other than underlying acne scars. ...Read more

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Can vitamin d oil from the capsule, help with acne scars and acne if i were to put it on my face?

Can vitamin d oil from the capsule, help with acne scars and acne if i were to put it on my face?

Not advised: Vit d in a capsule is not prepared for use on the skin. Vit d by mouth may help acne especially if you're lacking in vit d. There are vit d preparations for skin application but i'm not aware of their usefulness in acne. A dermatologist could be consulted. ...Read more

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Tea tree oil vs vitamin E vs vitamin c. Which one is best for acne scarring?

Tea tree oil vs vitamin E vs vitamin c. Which one is best for acne scarring?

Depends how you use : I'm guessing you're asking about topical application of all of those things. First i would consider making sure that you're taking some supplements internally, such as omegas, vitamin d, and beta carotene, they help heal skin from inside out. Tea tree oil will help heal infected skin. Vitamin e moisturizes skin, and vitamin c helps add antioxidants to skin, which may reduce scarring. ...Read more

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Is vitamin E oil good for acne?

Is vitamin E oil good for acne?

No: Acne is partially caused by the over production of oils. Adding more oil to your skin will only make the situation worse. There needs to be an appropriate oil balance on the skin otherwise more acne will be produced. ...Read more

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Is vitamin E oil good for acne and acne scarsto put on my face?

Is vitamin E oil good for acne and acne scarsto put on my face?

Will disappont: The oil is shiny and will make the scars less visible as long as it's there. It will have no long-term effect. I'm sorry that your acne was not managed properly and you got scarred in the first place. This would be a great time to get with your personal physician especially if your Retin-A is not giving you adequate acne relief -- there's much more we can offer. ...Read more

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I have mild acne&i started 2 use vitamin E oil at night and wash with facial [email protected] morning.Is it bad to use vitamin E coz it can clog pores?

I have mild acne&i started 2 use vitamin E oil at night and wash with facial cleanser@next morning.Is it bad to use vitamin E coz it can clog pores?

Better options: Acne should respond better to a gel or lotion that contains benzoyl peroxide. You can also try washing your face with salicylic acid face wash. You should be able to find these products in a n acne section of your pharmacy.You can use an oil free moisturizer. If it doesn't help you should see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Is it good to use vitamin E oil ( 1 time on face) for mild acne-prone skin ? Does it clog pores and can breakout more? ( m using it 4 light redness )

Is it good to use vitamin E oil ( 1 time on face) for mild acne-prone skin ? Does it clog pores and can breakout more? ( m using it 4 light redness )

Yes, BUT: It will not be of any benefit unless you wish to oil your face. The masturbation is not relevant. If you wish for less acne a dermatologist will help you. Meanwhile you can try using tiny amounts of benzoyl peroxide gel. Look for the lowest %. 5% or lower. ...Read more

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Will using vitamin E oil for prone acne skin help?

Will using vitamin E oil for prone acne skin help?

Vit e: I do not think there is any evidence that vitamin E oil will help acne prone skin. You can also be allergic to it, and then it will cause an itchy red rash. ...Read more

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Does vitamin C help in removing acne scars? And how much should I use it and in what quantity?

Does vitamin C help in removing acne scars? And how much should I use it and in what quantity?

No: Nothing can remove a scar. Vitamin c might help reduce scarring in a wound that is healing but it will have no effect on an existing scar. There is no real evidence that vitamin c will help scarring except in people who have a deficiency -and that is rare in the developed world. Scar revision surgery or lasers may help reduce the visibility of scars but they will no remove a scar. ...Read more

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Acne Scar (Definition)

Acne scars as all other scars are the result of healing damaged tissue. The term" acne" refers to the disease process that caused the injury ad not te type of scar in the same way that a "burn" scar is due ...Read more