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Is there any product or home remedy that is effective in getting rid of acne scars on the face?

No: Anyone telling you otherwise is scamming you. Only a dermatologist can make them less visible using abrasion, lasers, surgery and/or injection. ...Read more

Dr. M. Christine Lee
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Acne Scar (Definition)

Acne scars are much deeper than the 2 dimensional blemish on the surface. The collagen fibers may extend through the subcutaneous fat to pull the surface down toward the underlying fascial layers. This creates the three dimensional "pit" common ...Read more


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I have dark spots from acne scars on my face. I need to clear them out. Is there any home remedy or over the counter product I can use to do so?

I have dark spots from acne scars on my face. I need to clear them out. Is there any home remedy or over the counter product I can use to do so?

Bleach: The brown, but not the red, marks may respond to a hydroquinone bleach, but be careful and use sparingly. Preventing new lesions using scientific Rx is more important now. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What do I do with my acne scars n pitt formation on my face. How can I reduce. Any home remedy. Hw many sittings of fraxel laser 4 superficial pitts.

What do I do with my acne scars n pitt formation on my face. How can I reduce. Any home remedy. Hw many sittings of fraxel laser 4 superficial pitts.

Many options: There are many different ways to try to improve the appearance of acne scars. The best place to start is with a consultation with a dermatologist or plastic surgeon who can review the expected results with skin care, resurfacing procedures, injections or surgical techniques. Unfortunately this is often a difficult problem and you need to go in with the expectation of improvement, not perfection. ...Read more

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What's the best home remedy for acne scar/blemish that look so red in my face? Can lemon fruit help?

What's the best home remedy for acne scar/blemish that look so red in my face? Can lemon fruit help?

Scars & VitaminE: Life holds no guarantees as we know, but vitamin e oil placed directly on the scar regularly can help to fade or remove the scar. You can get a bottle of it in the drug store. It's inexpensive and worth a try; just be patient. ...Read more

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Is there any treatment for old acne scars on face?

Is there any treatment for old acne scars on face?

See below: You may see a cosmetic dermatologist. Consult this site for information on this topic: http://www. Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/features/acne-scars#1 Please note that scars do fade with time. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Thinking to use dermaroller for my acne scars on face. Is it safe? Which cream should I use before and after treatment? How to do that treatment? Ty

Thinking to use dermaroller for my acne scars on face. Is it safe? Which cream should I use before and after treatment? How to do that treatment? Ty

Nice option: I like the Dermaroller but there are many different depths. Regimens have not been perfected. I prefer the use of RetinA before and after. I believe fat transfer is also of benefit to provide fullness ...Read more

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Can you get laser treatment for acne scars on your face?

Can you get laser treatment for acne scars on your face?

Acne scar options: You can never remove a scar, once present. However, multiple options for improving the appearance of acne scars exist. Depending on your skin and exact circumstances your facial plastic surgeon or dermatologist may recommend laser treatments (including co2, 1550 nm erbium), peels, dermabrasion, or well as topical treatments. Seek a physician with experience. ...Read more

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I have acne scars and I don't get a lot of acne on my face any more. I wanted to know if demapen is a safe treatment? And how long does it take to heal

I have acne scars and I don't get a lot of acne on my face any more. I wanted to know if demapen is a safe treatment? And how long does it take to heal

Acne scars: Dermapen is a microneedling technology with a depth of penetration down to 2.5 mm designed for deep skin collagen stimulation. It is a safe for acne scar treatment. Make certain you have treatment done at a cosmetic physician's office and not just a salon as the deep needling if not performed properly can cause irregular scarring. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for sunken face with acne, scars and dark circles?

What is the best treatment for sunken face with acne, scars and dark circles?

Laser and Filler: With acne scars (textural issue) and sunken face (volume issue), I like to approach the texture issue first. The acne scars can be addressed by fractional ablation laser, or full ablation, or excision if more severe scarring is present. Once texture is address, the volume issue can be addressed by filler or collagen stimulant injections. Hyaluronic acid for the tear trough to help with the eyes. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get laser treatment for acne scars if you have pimples on your face?

Is it possible to get laser treatment for acne scars if you have pimples on your face?

Laser for acne scars: The active acne should be controlled prior to laser treatment for acne scars to minimize risk of infection. ...Read more

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How much laser treatment for acne scar in usa? Because I have lots of acne scar black color I feel ugly of this scar. I want clear face

How much laser treatment for acne scar in usa? Because I have lots of acne scar black color I feel ugly of this scar. I want clear face

Not really: You can produce improvements in the scars but you cannot laser them off. Costs will vary and multiple sessions will likely be required with a total cost ranging from 1000-15, 000 usd. Expect improvements but not complete eradication of scarring. ...Read more

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I am having low to moderate acne on my face & back. With rown complexion & some acne scars. Please advice medicines & topical treatment for fair skin?

I am having low to moderate acne on my face & back. With rown complexion & some acne scars. Please advice medicines & topical treatment for fair skin?

Get real Rx: If it's on your back, you'll probably need both topical treatment (consider benzoyl peroxide plus topical clindamycin, perhaps with a retinoic acid derivative), plus a sytemic antibiotic or one of the big guns that only a dermatologist can write for. Some acne scars give a man character, but this should be a choice; this is the 21st century & all acne can be managed scientifically. ...Read more

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Will it take more than one laser acne scar treatment to diminish the scars on my face?

Will it take more than one laser acne scar treatment to diminish the scars on my face?

Depends on modality: Laser treatments for acne can only soften the scars, but do not completely erase them. The non invasive lasers build collagen slowly, take multiple procedures and are costly. The more invasive treatments (ablative fractional resurfacing or full face ablative laser resurfacing with co2 or erbium laser) has both the abrasion affect as well as the collagen building benefit, but more down time. ...Read more

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I have lots of pimples and acne scars on my face and on my back shoulder. Please suggest me with some good remedy. Thanks?

Ask dermatologist: There are many good treatments for acne. For severe cases that cause major disfigurement or distress Accutane treatment can be a good long term solution. It is a medication that can only be administered under close supervision by your physician. ...Read more

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Approximately how much would it cost for a laser treatment on the face to remove acne/acne scars? And where can u contact these doctors?

Approximately how much would it cost for a laser treatment on the face to remove acne/acne scars? And where can u contact these doctors?

It will vary greatly: I see that you are in the us and if you phone a medical school, the dermatology residents (who are super-smart and up-to-date) might welcome you at a very reasonable price. I'm sorry your acne wasn't treated as it should have been, but do keep in mind that several of the top hollywood guys kept their scars for the "tough guy" look. It's your call -- I hope you get what you want. ...Read more

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I have grade 4 acne and and my face had loads of acne scars. Can u suggest creams to clear them? I don't want laser treatment or surgery

I have grade 4 acne and and my face had loads of acne scars. Can u suggest creams to clear them? I don't want laser treatment or surgery

Acne: Treat for acne includes: 1) antibiotics (helps to kill bacteria and reduce inflammation, 2) birth control pills and other medication that help with hormones (can be helpful for women), 3) Isotretinoin (the only treatment that works on all causes of acne. For you I would recommend isotretinoin. ...Read more

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What type of rejuvenation skin treatment will eliminate the acne scars on my face? I have deep acne scars on my cheeks. I've looked into the available rejuvenation skin treatments, but I can't decide what method offers me the best possible result. What ty

What type of rejuvenation skin treatment will eliminate the acne scars on my face? I have deep acne scars on my cheeks. I've looked into the available rejuvenation skin treatments, but I can't decide what method offers me the best possible result. What ty

Acne scar treatment: Depending on your skin type, CO2 fractional resurfacing or similar can be beneficial for improving acne scarring. Now there are very promising improvements seen with INFINI bipolar microneedling fractional radiofrequency with and without Bellafill injections into residual scars. Check your area for doctors who offer INFINI treatments. ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A very common skin condition that starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the ...Read more


Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more