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How can I get rid this scar from my acne?

How can I get rid this scar from my acne?

How deep: It all depends if your scars are just discolorations or a depression. Fraxel skin resurfacing sessions will help for both but in general the scar cannot be completely erased from your face. They can just be made less visible. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

Acne is one of the most common skin conditions. It affects about 80% of adolescents. Acne 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 face back and chest. The hallmarks of the condition are blackheads, whiteheads (closed comedones), papules, pustules, cysts, nodules, and sometimes scarring. There are numerous treatments available, both topical and systemic. The most commonly used are benzoyl peroxide, retinoids, and antibiotics ...Read more


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How to get rid of dark brown scars left from acne?

How to get rid of dark brown scars left from acne?

Topical care: Typically these areas can be treated either with topical bleaching products, chemical peels of laser therapy. It depends on your skin type and the depth of the scarring. See your dermatologist and be evaluated [professionally. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of scars from nodular cystic acne?

How can I get rid of scars from nodular cystic acne?

Hard to get rid of: Acne scars are difficult to clear and rarely do you clear them all. A good outcome is a 50% reduction the lasers used are fractional co2, profractional, erbium resurfacing lasers and less invasive dermal rollers. Deep peels canhelp but must be done by a well trained physician ...Read more

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How do I get rid of dry acne scars from my acne medication?

How do I get rid of dry acne scars from my acne medication?

Combination therapy: A variety of approaches are necessary to improve not remove acne scars. Specific therapy is dependent on the type of scars and skin type. Potential therapies include subcision, cross tca, medical roll cit, dermabrasion, laser and other treatments, including prp. ...Read more

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How to get rid of red marks/scars left from acne without going to a dermatologist?

How to get rid of red marks/scars left from acne without going to a dermatologist?

Difficult : A good aesthetictian at a medical spa can do microbrasions and series of chemical peels. Remaining scars can be filled with a permanent filler. ...Read more

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I have oily skin and prone to pimples all over my body. How do I get rid off acne scars from years ago on my back and legs?

I have oily skin and prone to pimples all over my body. How do I get rid off acne scars from years ago on my back and legs?

There are no: "quick fixes" however a Board Certified Dermatologist with an interest in Cosmetic Dermatology has equipment/treatment which can help a good deal I suggest that's the "direction" you should take! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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How can I get rid of slight facial scarring from acne?

How can I  get rid of slight facial scarring from acne?

Acne Scarring: The best answer is to seek a consultation with a qualified skin care specialist. This could be a dermatologist or medical esthetician. Treatment runs the spectrum of chemical peels to minor surgical augmentation. At our office we employ various methods but start with the least invasive. Lasers are a great option - fractional co2 the most effective with acne scarring. But you need to get an eval. ...Read more

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How to get rid of skin acne before it scars?

How to get rid of skin acne before it scars?

See dermatology MD: I would advise seen a dermatologist for agressive treatment including the possible use of oral retinoids such as retin-a. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of acne n their scars on chin?

How can I get rid of acne n their scars on chin?

Hard to treat: But a Dermatologist may be helpful by using laser treatments, pulse light therapy, dermabrasion or minor surgical excision of scars. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Press
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Scarring (Definition)

A scar is the result of the body healing. It is the end product of a long cascade of signals and cellular repair that takes approximately a year to complete, and a lifetime to maintain. It is a normal process that occurs whenever ...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