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Does Vitamin A Help Acne Scars
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
Vitamin A helps form and maintain healthy teeth, skeletal and soft tissue, mucous membranes, and skin. It is also known as retinol because it produces the pigments in the retina of the eye. Vitamin A promotes good vision, especially in low light. It may also be needed ...Read more
Are there any medicine that help fix acne scars? Or are there certain vitamins that help with acne and if there are how often should I take it for ?
Scientific Rx: Nothing you can do or take will repair acne scars. I'm sorry you weren't treated as you should have been. A dermatologist can make the scars less visible by dermabrasion or other methods. Vitamins won't touch acne, but if your benzoyl peroxide hasn't cleared you, your physician can write for prescription-strength rx -- an antibiotic, retinoic-acid derivative, "the pill", others. ...Read more
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
How much is vitamin C effective on acne scars? How long does it take for them to heal with the vitamin c?
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?
Hi good day Dr.,
I have a scar problems on my face cause of teen acnes. My question is what is best vitamins for curing acne scar effectively? Thanks.
Dermatologist: Vitamins will not help. See a cosmetic dermatologist. ...Read more
Nothing will remove a scar completely
certainly not vit e. ...Read more
See dermatologist : (S)he will examine you and suggest appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Ihave acne scars and i want to know what vitamins i should use.Are vitamin C and a great?should i use them?Whats the name ofthe products that their in
Acne scars: Chemical peels, when performed by a trained practitioner, may help reduce the appearance of acne scars, but will not eliminate large or deep scarring. Laser therapy may be more effective. Vitamins, although not harmful in normal doses, are likely not going to change the appearance of skin scars significantly. ...Read more
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
Can vitamin d oil from the capsule, help with acne scars and acne if i were to put it on my face?
Whats a safe amount of b5 vitamin for acne and acne scars. Also what's a safe amount of b5 vitamin without the cause of hair loss. ?
What are some good vitamin for acne and acne scars? I take vit a 8000iu/ vit c 1000 mg / vit d 3000iu /vit e 400iu / zinc 50mg/ b-complex all by mouth
Consider a better: approach, HFLC, often far more effective. Study: DietDoctor.com. Conversely, LFHC foods are associated with ↑ed incidence of acneform sebacious gland infections & lesions. While Accutane & benzoyl peroxide (in many formulations), tends to calm lesions, for many replacing LFHC foods with HFLC foods ends up far more effective. No evidence the vitamins your taking are effective. Do your own trial. ...Read more
Treat acne first: Active acne must be taken care of first. Once that is done, then scarring can be addressed with a variety of treatment options depending on your skin type, the depth of scar, presence of other skin problems etc. Your facial plastic surgeon or dermatologist may recommend peels, lasers, scar revisions, dermabrasion or other techniques. Good luck! ...Read more
Acne Blemish: The treatment depends on the problem causing the blemish is it a hyperpigmented scar, a depression, an ice pick, a cyst, etc. Depending on the diagnosis treatments include: bleaching agents, peels, dermabrasion, laser resurfacing, skin needling, camouflage, tattoo, excision, grafting, fillers, fat grafting, puch grafting, soft tissue rearrangement, etc. ...Read more
Avoid the sun:
New scars are more sensitive to the sun. If you go out on a sunny day without protection you may get a tan but, your scars will get a burn which will in turn delay the fading of your scars.
I recommend spf of 30 when you are exposed to the sun. ...Read more
?????: There are no studies on this product. I could only find ads in spanish. They seem to work by peeling just like chemical peels so I have no reason to believe it would be really effective. You would be better off seeing your dr or medical esthetician for medical grade peels just for you! ...Read more