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What is an effective way to treat pimple scars?

What is an effective way to treat pimple scars?

Lots of ways to help: But nothing can cure or remove. Keeping skin hydrated, using glycolic acid products, retin-a, microdermabrasion, chemical peels, and laser resurfacing can all help. See dermatologist or plastic surgeon for assistance. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Press
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Scarring (Definition)

A scar is the result of the body healing. It is the end product of a long cascade of signals and cellular repair that takes approximately a year to complete, and a lifetime to maintain. It is a normal process that occurs whenever ...Read more


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Is there an effective pimple scars removal treatment?

Maybe: Scars are permanent, but can be made less apparent. If someone has deep pitting from acne, then dermabrasion is a surgical procedure that can help, not to be confused with microdermabrasion which really doesn't do anything. ...Read more

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What is the most effective treatment for pimple scars?

What is the most effective treatment for pimple scars?

Difficult: resurfacing fractional lasers help reduce the scars but a great result is only 50% improvement, deep chemical peels by a trained MD help as well. Dermadbrasion and possibly the dermapen can reduce the scars to a lesser degree ...Read more

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I get pimples before my periods..And they do not go away. Also the scars still remain for months now. Can u please suggest effective medication?

I get pimples before my periods..And they do not go away. Also the scars still remain for months now. Can u please suggest effective medication?

Scarring acne: If acne is leaving scars, it needs to be treated with oral medications that can be prescribed by your dermatologist. Unfortunately there are no over the counter medications that will help acne with scarring. It's also important not to squeeze acne as it can worsen the scarring. ...Read more

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Is contractubex or Mederma an effective remedy for scars on my legs caused by pimple like blotches?

Is contractubex or Mederma an effective remedy for scars on my legs caused by pimple like blotches?

Scar Away works !: I am not impressed with Mederma for scar improvement. I recommend Scar Away and other Silicone based scar treatments. They work by creating a hydrostatic charge at the top of the skin to help align fibroblasts and collagen . They really work. we use them in plastic surgery and they are available over the counter. ...Read more

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How do I treat my pimple scar?

How do I treat my pimple scar?

Improve, not remove.: Scars cannot be removed but there is a large variety of techniques to improve their appearance, both surgical and non-surgical. Your acne should be well-controlled. See a dermatologist to begin your search for an appropriate course of action. Good luck! ...Read more

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How can you remove pimple scars?

How can you remove pimple scars?

Various ways: First, make sure your acne is being treated so as to not produce new scars! red or brown marks can be faded with lasers and/or topical fading creams. Many depressed acne scars can improve with laser treatments (such as ablative or non ablative fractional resurfacing treatments). Deep scars may need to be untethered (subcision) or actually cut out (excised). ...Read more

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How would i remove pimple scars?

Dermabrasion: Removing the superficial layers of shin can improve acne scaring, consult a dermatologist for their opinion. ...Read more

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How can I remove my pimple scars?

How can I remove my pimple scars?

A dermatologist: One's primary care doctor can refer to a dermatologist, who can examine the old scars to see what can be done. Some techniques include chemical peels to smooth out tiny defects, dermabrasion to sand the skin to become more even, and injecting fillers into some spots. Different dermatologists may use different methods, so it is fine to get opinions from two dermatologists. ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

Pimples are a kind of acne, and are a condition where oil gets trapped in a pore of the skin resulting in small area of ...Read more


Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Scars (Definition)

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