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Dr. Todd Sisto
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How do I get rid of large pores on my face and faded black spots? What is causing it to happen?

How do I get rid of large pores on my face and faded black spots? What is causing it to happen?

See plastic surgeon: A topical rx is available for both issues. Both problems are multifactorial- the one you can control is sun exposure-- limit it as much as possible. ...Read more

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Large Pores (Definition)

Pores appear as small openings in the surface of your skin. They are usually most apparent in the t-zone -- the forehead, nose and chin. Pores are more noticeable and may appear larger when they become clogged with dirt, oil and dead skin cells. Pore size is fixed and is determined mainly by your genes. Your pores may become slightly larger with age or with repeated exposure ...Read more


Dr. Michael Fisher
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How to get rid of large pores cheaply?

How to get rid of large pores cheaply?

Large pores: A potent astringent, lemon juice tones your skin and reduces the appearance of large pores. In her book "natural beauty secrets from india, " roshni dayal recommends soaking a clean cotton pad in lemon juice and dabbing it onto your face to shrink pores. Leave the juice on for about five minutes, and rinse with cool water. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Ruterbusch
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What can I do to get rid of large pores on my cheeks?

What can I do to get rid of large pores on my cheeks?

Astringent : Pore size is predominantly a genetic issue, but I would recommend that you use an astringent like witch hazel. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Fisher
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How do you get rid of blackheads and large pores as an adult?

How do you get rid of blackheads and large pores as an adult?

Blackheads: Tretinoin (retin-a, atralin, renova) is the mainstay of treatment for whiteheads and blackheads. Tretinoin is a derivative of vitamin a and works by increasing cell turnover and reducing the "stickiness" of the sloughed cells. It helps expel the plugged material returning the pore to normal. Tretinoin can be irritating, so specific instructions should be followed. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Fisher
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At 55 what are ways to hide large pores and get rid of blackheads?

At 55 what are ways to hide large pores and get rid of blackheads?

Blackheads: Tretinoin (retin-a, atralin, renova) is the mainstay of treatment for whiteheads and blackheads. Tretinoin is a derivative of vitamin a and works by increasing cell turnover and reducing the "stickiness" of the sloughed cells. It helps expel the plugged material returning the pore to normal. Tretinoin can be irritating, so specific instructions should be followed. ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Are there any herbs i can use to treat acne and get rid of acne scars and large pores?

Are there any herbs i can use to treat acne and get rid of acne scars and large pores?

Adjuncts only: Botanicals such as tea tree oil should only be used as adjuncts. If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, you'll need your personal physician. Scars result only when acne is not treated as it should be, and I am sorry this happened to you. You are almost an adult and you need to take the initiative and get prescription-strength rx even if you've not been allowed to in the past. ...Read more

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Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
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Are chemical peels effective in getting rid of large pores and small ice pick scars?

Are chemical peels effective in getting rid of large pores and small ice pick scars?

No: There are methods for this, you should discuss your options with your dermatologist or plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Dr. Ernie Ordonez
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Dr. Michael Fisher
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How to rid of very large pores nose and by checks and on nose ( large pores on cheeks and possible black heads on nose) what products? Epiduo is for?

How to rid of very large pores  nose and by checks and on nose ( large pores on cheeks and possible black heads on nose) what products? Epiduo is for?

Large Pores: Advances in dermatological care have lead to the development of a number of effective treatments for large pores. If you have large pores, you may benefit from the following treatments: chemical peels, ipl photofacial, laser skin resurfacing, laser skin tightening, topical prescription retinoids. ...Read more

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Dr. Fawn Winkelman
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Very oily skin, acne, large pores! would getting laser treatment cure me of this?

Very oily skin, acne, large pores! would getting laser treatment cure me of this?

No: No, laser won't cure you of this however fractional lasers can help shrink pore size which in turn will help with acne. There are products you can use for the acne as well as oil. There are also other maintenance treatments with facials and peels that can help as well. The combination of lasers, products, and maintenance is the best option for you. ...Read more

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