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Creams To Remove Hemosiderin Deposits
Yes: Zinc oxide is a barrier against uv rays. It will minimize pigmentation in your skin from the sun. If darkened skin is your concern it will help. If the scars are red time will help these areas to resolve. However limiting sun exposure is preferable. If you can't avoid direct sun light then zinc oxide will help protect the skin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A problem +/-success: Scars are injury reactions. Using toxic chemical agents, as you mention, induces additional injury. Thus outcome could easily end up worse. Strictly speaking, careful excision ; closure using plastic surgery techniques is best option ; I have personally done lesions with excellent results. However, surgeon is not in control of healing the wound; the body owner is ; great work can easily go bad. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Suggest you consult with a dermatologist to evaluate the site and determine if the skin process is stable. It may aggravate the site if chemicals are applied without professional supervision. ...Read more
You can use both: HQ and tretinoin are excellent treatments for improving discoloration. These two products at bedtime, along with SPF and antioxidants daytime, are the most recommended precription agents for hyperpigmentation. Triluma has both HQ and tretinoin in ONE product, so many doctors recommend this product for excellent results. ...Read more
Besides Retin A, (tretinoin) Ambi Fade, or Triamcinolone Acetonide what can be used to fade hyperpigmented skin? I'd like to remove ingrown scars on my thighs.
Hyperpigmentation: Try using 4 percent glycolic acid as a lightener ...Read more
Can anything be done to reduce the appearance of scars caused by laser tattoo removal? (i.e. dermabrasion, etc.)
Laser=light: See: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/laser. Light, a form of electromagnetic radiation, see: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/electromagnetic_radiation, used for treatment is just a way of applying heat, i.e. The heat generated when the light is absorbed. What then happens ; the results (down the road) are a result of both the heat damage ; the healing response, locally ; body wide, thus no guarantees. ...Read more
If tattoo ink is water insoluble, is the body able to safely excrete the pigment nanoparticles following laser removal treatment?
Active ingredients: I looked at the ingredients and there are over 35 products added to the formulation. I would be concerned about reactions but there may be some benefits to the silicone and salicylic acid components. Try it and see! it had a 3.5 out of 5 rating which doesn't sound great. ...Read more
Veins Beneath Eyes: That depends. When they are spider veins, treatment that involve heat (such as laser or ohmic thermolysis) can be effective. When they are larger veins that are bigger than spider veins, then the treatment can be very difficult. In that situation, laser would end up burning the skin and not be effective. Sometimes mico-phlebectomy surgery can be done to remove them with a formal operation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bleaching with hydrogen peroxide can remove dark spots on face in 2 weeks? Which can remove dark spots from acne faster?
Acne scars: One important factor is prevent new scars-get your acne under control. Find a dermatologist to tackle that with you. Most treatment to improve the appearance of acne scars use special technology to remodel the skin. The device I use to treat acne scars is ematrix--see for info: http://www.Smacboca.Com/e-matrix-sublative-rejuvenation.Html other options are available; redness may be improved w/ bbl. ...Read more
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