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Doctor insights on: How To Get Rid Of Hyperpigmentation Scars

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How could i get rid of acne scars/hyperpigmentation?

How could i get rid of acne scars/hyperpigmentation?

A few options: Skin bleaching with various agents or peels may help as well as resurfacing techniques depending on he exact nature of the discoloration which may benefit from glycolic acids peels, hydroquinone, kojic acids, etc. Ipl, lasers or microdermabrasion or dermabrasion are also options, avoid sun exposure while being treated. ...Read more

Dr. Kathleen Gilmore
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Hyperpigmentation (Definition)

Hyperpigmentation is a medical term describing areas of skin that are darker than the rest of the skin. It can be present from birth or caused by ...Read more


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Ultimate method to get rid of acne craters/scars/hyperpigmentation?

Ultimate method to get rid of acne craters/scars/hyperpigmentation?

Multiple methods: But it is best to check with a good dermatologist and get an expert opinion. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. Get a real doctor. ...Read more

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Any way to get rid of acne scars at home? I have little holes and hyperpigmentation. it looks like red with a black "hole" in the middle

Unfortunately : Unfortunately I do not know of any way to remove acne scars at home. Other than giving them time. There are options for improving the scars though, just nothing I know of to try at home. Sorry. ...Read more

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What type of laser treatment can get rid of hyper pigmentation scars ?

What type of laser treatment can get rid of hyper pigmentation scars

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Scar treatment: CO2 and infrared lasers are used for scar reduction/removal attempt. There are also different types of prescription and over the counter creams/ointments that can help greatly diminish the appearance of scars. Surgical scarring can be reduced with suturing technique as well as treatment during the healing phase. ...Read more

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I have acne scar and hyper pigmentation. Where do I go to get rid of it and what type of treatment do I ask for?

I have acne scar and hyper pigmentation. Where do I go to get rid of it and what type of treatment do I ask for?

Deramtologist: The vi peel is safe for any color skin and can lighten dark areas in one week. It can be pre treated with bleaching agents containing hydroquinone, kojic acid or coffeberry extract. It will have an effect on scars, but fractionated laser will be required for a long term result for scarring.Either co2 or erbium are affective, but erbium is better tolerated by darker skin types. ...Read more

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Can I do lasers to get rid of post inflammatory hyper pigmentation while on isotretinion? Also laser scar removal?

Can I do lasers to get rid of post inflammatory hyper pigmentation while on isotretinion? Also laser scar removal?

Accutane: Absolutely not. Isotretinon prevents new skin growth. Any type of LASER treatment will likely burn your skin and cause long-term scarring. It is not advised to have any type of ablative or exfoliative treatment for up to 2 years after Isotretinon treatment has ended. This is a very serious chemotherapeutic drug and that is why it comes with a 17 page consent form and requires close follow-up. ...Read more

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How to get rid of hyper-pigmentation or acne scarring if you will?

How to get rid of hyper-pigmentation or acne scarring if you will?

Can only Improve: You cannot "erase" scars. Poor scars can be improved through the following methods: 1) scar massage 2) silicone sheeting (a kind of silicone tape you where over the scar) 3) steroid injections 4) laser treatment (helps remove coloring) 5) scar revision (removing the scar and starting over). Consult with a plastic surgeon to find out which combination of these would best work for you. ...Read more

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What is the best foods to get rid or help acne, acne scarring, and hyper pigmentation from acne?

What is the best foods to get rid or help acne, acne scarring, and hyper pigmentation from acne?

Wrong question: Diet isn't the key to acne. It's a non-lifestyle-related, non-hygiene-related disease that needs to be managed medically until it remits on its own. You're already got scars as a result of your disease being neglected. Please get serious about medical treatment -- it should be avaiable anywhere. Use topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated until a physician can see you. ...Read more

Dr. Monib Zirvi
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Increased Skin Pigmentation (Definition)

Increased skin pigmentation is a clinical finding in which an area of skin is darker due ...Read more


Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Scars (Definition)

A scar a condition in which an injury (a cut, ...Read more