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How to get rid of acne scars?

How to get rid of acne scars?

Multiple Options: The treatment depends on the severity and appearance of the scarring and how much you're willing to spend on treatment. Derma roller treatment is very inexpensive and can improve scarring all over the face. Much more expensive treatments such as ematrix or fraxel can improve the surface texture of your skin as well. ...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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How to get rid of acne scars?

How to get rid of acne scars?

Acne Scars: There are several treatments for acne scars depending on the type of scars. Most acne scars improve with laser procedures. Some more mild scars may only require chemical peels or microdermabasion., while more severe scarring may require dermabasion or surgical scar revision. Please consult your dermatologist to help guide you through. ...Read more

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How to get rid of acne scars?

How to get rid of acne scars?

Many ways: There are many ways to get help with acne scars. See a dermatologist or a plastic surgeon for advice and management. ...Read more

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How to get rid of acne scars?

How to get rid of acne scars?

Serious Rx: I'm glad you're being treated; the antibiotic you list must not be sole therapy and I trust you're also using a topical such as benzoyl peroxide. Red and brown flat marks fade on their own. Depressed / pitted lesions can be managed by a dermatologist or plastic surgeon with a laser, microsurgery or filler. ...Read more

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How to get rid of acne scars?

How to get rid of acne scars?

Different ways: The best for the scars is laser treatment or microneedling. Ipl and subscision. ...Read more

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How to get rid of acne scars?

How to get rid of acne scars?

Serious Rx: I'm sorry that your care was neglected when you were a teen and you ended up with scarring. I will assume that your disease is under control or has remitted. A plastic surgeon or dermatologist can treat you with fillers, microsurgery, or a laser. Nothing you can do on your own will touch it. ...Read more

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How to get rid of acne scars?

How to get rid of acne scars?

Sorry it happened: I'm sorry that your acne was not treated appropriately. You're an adult now and the first thing you must do is manage your disease if it is still active. Your physician is your best guide since your acne was severe enough to scar you. Scars can be made less visible by a plastic surgeon or dermatologist with a laser, filler or microsurgery. ...Read more

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How to get rid of acne scars? I'm 23.

How to get rid of acne scars? I'm 23.

Best to work with: A cosmetic dermatologist or plastic surgeon. As there are various laser based interventions, chemical peels, dermabrasion, and needling that can be utilized to help scar appearance. ...Read more

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What exactly is the fastest and safest way to get rid of acne scars?

Laser: You know that you can't do it by yourself. From my reading, laser treatment's worked remarkably well for most folks. Injections, surgery, and dermabrasion are also used. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of acne scars?

How do I get rid of acne scars?

First control acne: Acne is a complex disease treated with a variety of approaches ranging from topical anti-inflammatories, antibiotics, as well as hormonal, medical regimens and surgery. Each case is individually treated and it is difficult to recommend a single cure. See a dermatologist first. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of acne scars?

How can I get rid of acne scars?

Acne scars: See your dermatologist about using dermabrasion to get rid of your acne scars. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of acne scars?

How can I get rid of acne scars?

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 I get rid of acne scars?

How can I get rid of acne scars?

Acne scars: A dermatologist can evaluate your scars but in general you can reduce their appearance with using sunscreen and with time they may fade a bit. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of acne scars?

How can you get rid of acne scars?

Subspecialist help: Nobody can make the scars go away, but a dermatologist or plastic surgeon can use a 21st-century laser, a filler, or microsurgery to make them less visible. I'm sorry you ended up with scarring instead of having your acne traeted effectively in the first place. Keep in mind that several hollywood leading men have kept their scars for the "tough guy" look. It's your choice. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of acne scars?

What do I do to get rid of acne scars?

Improve, not remove: 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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Natural ways to get rid of acne scars?

Natural ways to get rid of acne scars?

No such thing: I'm sorry, Heather. If you have acne scars because your family didn't allow you to be treated by a scientific physician out of superstitious preference for "natural medicine", you have my deepest sympathy. An evidence-based dermatologist or plastic surgeon can offer you treatment with laser, microsurgery, and/or fillers. Nothing you do alone, or anything you can buy from an herbalist, will help. ...Read more

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Best solution to get rid of acne scars?

Best solution to get rid of acne scars?

Acne Scars: There are different treatments for acne scars depending on severity and cost considerations. Treatments include but are not limited to mechanical dermabrasion, laser resurfacing, and surgical scar revision. The treatment program and costs vary with the extent of the scarring and number of treatments required. See a dermatologist or plastic surgeon to check out your options. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of acne scars?

What can I do to get rid of acne scars?

Dermatology visit: Nothing can remove the scars, but a dermatologist can make them less visible using dermabrasion, injection, microsurgery or laser. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of acne scars? Thanks!

How can I get rid of acne scars? Thanks!

You can't: You can, however improve them by various means: excision, dermabrasion, injection of fillers, lasers, etc. ...Read more

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In what way can I get rid of acne scars?

In what way can I get rid of acne scars?

Subspecialist care: Nothing can remove acne scars, but they can be made less visible by a dermatologist or plastic surgeon using dermabrasion, filler injection, laser or microsurgery. I'm sorry you acne wasn't managed as it should have been. However, several hollywood male leads have kept their scars for the "tough guy" look. You have a choice. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of acne scars quick?

How can you get rid of acne scars quick?

Dermatologist: Some acne scars (flat, depressed) can be improved quickly with a filler. Other require more extensive treatment including laser resurfacing, excision and grafting. See Derm or Facial Plastic Surgeon for evaluation/treatment. ...Read more

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Best ways to get rid of acne scars fast?

Best ways to get rid of acne scars fast?

Can't be done: Even a dermatologist cannot make a scar go away. At best, they can be concealed by dermabrasion, laser work, or injections. It's your choice; several hollywood leading men have kept their scars to look tougher. ...Read more

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Ultimate method to get rid of acne scars?

Ultimate method to get rid of acne scars?

Improve not remove: There are a variety of treatments that vary according to the severity of scars: chemical peels, dermabrasion, laser resurfacing, fillers, fat grafting, excision, grafting, etc
in meantime avoid sun, consider silicone gel with sunblock, and stop tobacco use. ...Read more

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What should I do to get rid of acne scars?

What should I do to get rid of acne scars?

See plastic surgeon!: No scar removal techniques (that work) exist. Only dermabrasion, chemical peels, or laser resurfacing techniques can successfully improve acne scarring, and none of these options can completely "eliminate" scars. Depending on the location and severity of the scars, they can often be made much better, however. Dr. Tholen. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of acne scars/blemishes?

How can I get rid of acne scars/blemishes?

See a medspa doctor: A medspa doctor will show you many lasers that can help you with this. Co2 fractionated lasers or erbium lasers can help resurface the skin and rid you of scars. There is downtime involved. Otherwise nonablative lasers can help over a longer period of time. Your medspa doctor will also get you started on products to use between laser treatments, . ...Read more

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What should I use to get rid of acne scars?

What should I use to get rid of acne scars?

Improve not remove: Many options exist for cosmetic improvement and include anti-inflammatories, peels, exfoliation, lasers, resurfacing, bleaching, excision, grafting, fillers, and much more, scars vary in their severity and so dote treatments. See a plastic surgeon, dermatologist or ENT for options. ...Read more

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Which astrigent will get rid of acne scars?

Which astrigent will get rid of acne scars?

None: As far as I know there are no astringents that will get rid of acne scars. Even laser treatments only minimize the appearance of acne scars. The best treatment is prevention of the acne. Consult a dermatologist for the best treatment of ongoing acne. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of acne scars fast?

See Dermatologist: See a dermatologist.
Let him/her examine you and tell you as to what can be done. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to get rid of acne scars?

Can you tell me how to get rid of acne scars?

Can't self-treat: Red spots fade in weeks, a process you can't speed. The dark spots face in a few months at most and a bit of topical hydroquinone may help but don't overdo or you'll disfigure yourself. The true scars require a dermatologist or plastic surgeon for filler, microsurgery or laser. Sorry your acne wasn't treated when it should have been, but some men keep their scars for the "tough guy" effect. ...Read more

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