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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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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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I popped a pimple and i wanna know how to get rid of the dark scar on my face?

I popped a pimple and i wanna know how to get rid of the dark scar on my face?

Post inflammatory: Post inflammatory hyperpigmentation is a common and normal response during the healing process. When traumatized skin heals, redness, followed by dark discoloration often occurs. With time, the site will usually resume normal coloration to match the surrounding skin. Topical steroid creams applied initially can help reduce inflammation and prevent excessive discoloration (sparingly on the face!) ...Read more

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I have scars on my face from pimples how can I get rid of them?

I have scars on my face from pimples how can I get rid of them?

Laser resurfacing: type of laser resurfacing which is known as fractionated, which can help improve acne scarring. best done in the cooler months of the year and may have to be done more than once. Well it will not make your skin perfect it will improve it. There is always the risk of infection and herpes infection around the mouth so people are usually given medication to prevent herpes.2 week down time. ...Read more

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I have like 10 pimples on my face that are starting to scar. How could i get rid of the pimples and prevent scaring?

I  have like 10 pimples on my face that  are starting to scar. How could i get rid of the  pimples and prevent scaring?

Start real treatment: This is the 21st century and all acne can be managed effectively. I start with topical Clindamycin plus either benzoyl peroxide or if there are many blackheads a retinoic acid derivative. If this does not work well in two weeks, begin a systemic antibiotic as is right for the individual, tetracycline or erythromycin. Dermatologists have the big guns. You deserve effective treatment. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a pimple scar that turned into a lump on face ?

How to get rid of a pimple scar that turned into a lump on face ?

Scars: There are options for scar treatment including excision, steroid injections, and even laser treatments. No modality completely removes or erases scars completely but there are techniques to improve the quality. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of pimples and scars of pimple on face?

How can I get rid of pimples and scars of pimple on face?

Acne: Acne treatments include topicals like benzoyl peroxide, salacylic acid and clindamycin. Pills such as tetracycline or Minocycline may also be prescribed. Careful use of non-comedogenic creams and makeup will also be helpful. In extreme cases a pill called Accutane may be advised by your doctor. The best place to start is with your family physician or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Scars (Definition)

Scar = fibrous tissue that forms ...Read more