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How can I get rid of my scars safely?

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 more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Scars (Definition)

Scar = fibrous tissue that forms ...Read more


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How can I get rid of my scars?

How can I get rid of my scars?

Permanent: Scars are permanent. The only way to get rid of a scar is to surgically cut it out, ideally by creating a cut and leaving a new scar in a less conspicuous area. Every injury through the full thickness of the skin leaves a visible scar forever. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of freckles safely?

How can I get rid of freckles safely?

Laser or ipl: Freckles can be lightened but not totally eliminated with laser safely. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of scar?

How can I get rid of scar?

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 more

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How can I get rid of my acne scars?

How can I get rid of my acne scars?

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 more

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How can I get rid of my impetigo?

How can I get rid of my impetigo?

Antibiotics: Impetigo can be treated with topical or oral antibiotics. Have a doctor check the infection and prescribe the proper treatment. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of moles/freckles?

How can I get rid of moles/freckles?

Moles and freckles: You can have your moles and freckles evaluated by a board certified doctor with expertise in treating these issues. First and foremost, the moles can be evaluated for any cancer risk. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of strechmarks?

Stretch marks: Try using cocoa butter you can also try using virgin coconut oil. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of dark scars?

How can I  get rid of dark scars?

Can be improved mayb: Scars can not be made to disappear. There are scar gels and creams that can improve the appearance of a scar that you already have. You can sometimes have a surgical scar revision, but this is just trading one scar for a new scar that should look better. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of burn scars?

How can I get rid of burn scars?

Can be improved mayb: Scars can not be made to disappear. There are scar gels and creams that can improve the appearance of a scar that you already have. You can sometimes have a surgical scar revision, but this is just trading one scar for a new scar that should look better. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of pimples?

How can I get rid of pimples?

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

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How can I get rid of wrinkles?

How can I get rid of wrinkles?

Wrinkles: Resurfacing procedures like lasers and chemical peels may help. And injectables like fillers and neurotoxins are another option. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of my xenophobia?

How can I get rid of my xenophobia?

Exposure: Many recent vets are uncomfortable around middle easterners in the past it was asians & earlier german u could try going 2 ethnic restaurants & getting 2 know them cld also see a behavioral therapist 4 assistance. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of cellulites?

How can I get rid of cellulites?

Please clarify: Cellulitis is a serious infection of the skin. Cellulite is the appearance of dimpling on the skin, eg, the back of the thighs. Please let us know what condition is your concern so we can give a useful answer. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of ezcema?

How can I get rid of ezcema?

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

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How can I get rid of penis scars?

How can I get rid of penis scars?

You can't: Scars are the result of healing . Unhealed wounds would be the result of " no scars". ...Read more

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How can I get rid of acne?

How can I get rid of acne?

Scientific Rx: Benzoyl peroxide is your best over-the-counter remedy. If not clear in two weeks, your physician can write for topical clindamycin, a topical retinoic acid derivative, or some systemic medication as appropriate. All acne can be managed successfully nowadays. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of acne?

How can I get rid of acne?

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