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Doctor insights on: How To Get Rid Of Pimple Scars On Your Face

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What should I do to make my face look smooth and get rid of pimple scars?

What should I do to make my face look smooth and get rid of pimple 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. They also improve with time. See a dermatologist or board-certified plastic surgeon to evaluate your options. Good luck! ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

Pimples are a kind of acne, and are a condition where oil gets trapped in a pore of the skin resulting in small area of ...Read more


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Does putting honey and lemon on your face help get rid of pimple scars and acne scars?

Does putting honey and lemon on your face help get rid of pimple scars and acne scars?

Not strong enough: It might be good for tea, but for true acne scars, it will unlikely do much for it. Acne scars come in several "flavors." there are ice pick scars, boxcar scars, rolling scars and atrophic scars. Acne scars are difficult to treat. There is no "magic bullet." many treatments can "improve" the flatness of the scar, and/or texture of the skin, but it will not make your skin flawless. ...Read more

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I am getting a lot of pimples and acne on my face can you tell me how to get rid of them without getting acne and pimple scars?

I am getting a lot of pimples and acne on my face can you tell me how to get rid of them without getting acne and pimple scars?

Scientific Rx: Acne is a chronic, incurable, serious disease that eventually remits on its own. You cannot stop it but you can manage it. If topical benzoyl peroxide has failed after two weeks, get with your personal physician. "pop" / "folk" remedies are adjuncts only. ...Read more

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How to get rid of pimple scars?

How to get rid of pimple scars?

Acne scarring: Acne scarring can be treated with topical tx such as retin a (tretinoin) if mild, if more severe , laser , dermabrasion and other procedures can be performed. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of pimple scars?

How do I get rid of   pimple scars?

Many options: Many treatments help with scars incl topical creams, lasers, ipl (intense pulsed light), microdermabrasion, resurfacing procedures. Fillers can help with depressed scars. ...Read more

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How can you fully get rid of pimple scars?

How can you fully get rid of pimple scars?

Many options: Scars mature and can continue to improve for up to a year. They are sun-sensitive and may become hyperpigmented with sun exposure. The best way to treat a scar depends on the scar. Options include silicone gel, silicone sheeting, use of filler (for spot or crater-like scars), laser therapy, hydroquinone, dermabrasion, or kenalog (triamcinolone) injection, or surgical scar revision. See your plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of pimple scars quickly?

How do you get rid of pimple scars quickly?

Don't pick!: First of all, don't pick. If you have an inflamed pimple, you can use put a cool compress on it for comfort, or a warm compress if is a whitehead about to drain. Sometimes a trip to doctor for a tiny drop of steroid via injection. Use a tiny amount of Bacitracin until the scab is gone. Then try a scar gel like bio-oil or kelocote. Keep spf 30 over it, so that it doesn't get as much brown pigment. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Scars (Definition)

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