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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Scars (Definition)

A scar a condition in which an injury (a cut, ...Read more


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What's the best product to remove facial scars caused by pimples?

What's the best product to remove facial scars caused by pimples?

Acne scar removal: Scars will not go away with topical agents. You will need to see a dermatologist or plastic surgeon who can evaluate your scars and formulate a plan that best addresses your concerns and has a reasonable chance of providing you the result you seek. ...Read more

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Help please? What is the best skin product for acne scars and stains?

Help please? What is the best skin product for acne scars and stains?

Acne scars: The first treatment is control of the acne. Dark or red scars are inflammatory and often improve with time. Otherwise, treatments include laser, chemical peel, dermabrasion, bleaching creams like azelaic acid, excision, or subcision with filling. Each has risks, benefits and different downtimes/recovery. ...Read more

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I have acne scars on my chest and a little on my back. What's the best product to make the scars go away? It can be in stores or by doctor.

I have acne scars on my chest and a little on my back. What's the best product to make the scars go away? It can be in stores or by doctor.

No stock product.: The mainstays of treatment include massage, sun protection and lots of time. If the scars are raised, a dermatologist or plastic surgeon can inject a drug to shrink them. ...Read more

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Help please? What is the best product for acne and acne scars or what is the best natural remedy?

Help please? What is the best product for acne and acne scars or what is the best natural remedy?

Acne products: I recommend dhc oil cleanser (amazing product for all skin types) and queen esther firming serum and awaken younger cream. These latter are excellent moisturizers with hydrolonic acid that doesn't irritate, but work thoroughly. Proper use of salicylic acid (white heads), benzoyl peroxide (blackheads), topical and/or oral antibiotics (pustular), and retinoids (retin-a or tretinoin) for control. ...Read more

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Can any doc tell me what's the best product for acne and acne scars or the best natural remedy?

Can any doc tell me what's the best product for acne and acne scars or the best natural remedy?

Benzoyl peroxide: Forget 'natural'. Acne is a serious, chronic, incurable disease unrelated to hygiene or lifestyle. It's a grave personal and professional liability. If topical benzoyl peroxide in a strength and frequency that you can tolerate hasn't cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician. If you have scars, you're probably a candidate for isotretinoin. ...Read more

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What would be the best products in treating acne, acne scars, clogged pores, & dark spots?

Acne treatment: First, is keeping the skin clean. Most people do not wash their skin enough. As far as clogged pores consider granular facial scrubs and once they are gone regular facial washing. Then one might consider over the counter products such as benzoyl peroxide and if not effective prescription antibiotics, topical and/or oral. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what's the best way or product to reduce the appearance of scars?

Could you tell me what's the best way or product to reduce the appearance of scars?

Limit sun: By limiting the scar's exposure to direct sunlight, the scar will hopefully fade a bit over time. If you are going to be in direct sunlight then applying appropriate sunscreen is highly advisable. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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What's the best product to use to remove pimple scars and craters?

What's the best product to use to remove pimple scars and craters?

Scars from acne: Need to see dermatologist- no over the counter item will help with scars from acne. ...Read more

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I just had a surgery and have a long scar as surgery mark. What is the best medicine or product (e.G.: lotion, oil, etc.) to eliminate this scar mark?

I just had a surgery and have a long scar as surgery mark. What is the best medicine or product (e.G.: lotion, oil, etc.) to eliminate this scar mark?

None: Nothing will "eliminate" a scar but you can care for it in a way to maximize the chance of a good scar. Minimize sun exposure to the scar, moisturizer your skin and things will be ok. ...Read more

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