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How Can I Get Rid Of My Scars Safely
Scar treatment: Depending on the problem with the scar there are treatments to improve them but nothing will completely remove them. I treat pigmented scars with bbl to lighten them, thick scars with fractional laser to soften them, or bad or wide scars with surgery to cut out the scar and re-sew it a more cosmetically pleasing way. The laser approach requires a series of treatments to be effective--often 5-6. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fade it, not get rid: Once you have a scar it will always be present, but there are various ways of improving a scars appearance. Taking good care of wounds will help...Keep them clean and moist. Topical treatments like scar recovery gel can help. Older scars may benefit from treatments like scar revision, dermabrasion, laser treatments, peels. Seek a local plastic surgeon to get specific recommendations for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many options: If you no longer have acne, there are many treatments available. Chemical peels, dermabrasion, laser brasion, silicone oil injections. You must have an in person consultation and go from there. Good luck from nyc. For more info visit ww.Drgrossman.Com. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Acne: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day ; use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider otc products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). Retinoids/ comedone extractor can be helpful for black heads. If > mild acne see dermatology. ...Read more
No cure: Eczema can be controlled but not cured. Routine skin care includes avoidance of drying the skin by avoiding hot baths, perfumed soaps and the routine use of moisturizing creams. Treatments usually involve topical cortisone often supplemented with oral antihistamines and either Protopic or elidel (pimecrolimus). Occasionly oral antibiotics may become necessary. See your dermatologist for help. ...Read more
Scientific Rx: Home remedies are only adjuncts. If topical benzoyl peroxide has failed after two weeks, get with your physician. Acne is a serious, chronic, non-lifestyle-related disease that a competent physician can manage effectively. If someone's interfering with your getting care, blaming you or preferring a folk remedy, initiate the contact with your doctor yourself. ...Read more
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