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How To Prevent Facial Scarring After Acne
A common human skin disease characterized by areas of scaly red skin (seborrhea) with blackheads/whiteheads (comedones) , pinheads (papules), large papules (nodules), pimples & possibly scarring. Occurs mostly on face, upper chest & back. Treated with benzoyl peroxide, salicylic ...Read more
Depressed scars: Inflammatory acne with cysts can cause depression of skin as ice picks, rolling scars or irregular indentations. In some cases on chest back and even on face tbere may be raised scar tissue. Treatment can include dermal fillers such as artefill, subcison or scar release, and fractionated co2 or erbium laser to improve appearance of scars. Repeated sessions can achieve over 50% improvement. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There are many!: Depends on the age of the patient, the pattern of scars and the skin type. Some scars can be injected with filling agents. Bound down scars must first be 'released' (subcision) before fillers or tissue grafts can be effective. Isolated scars can be excised. If there are many scars and the skin is lax, facelift can be helpful. Fractionated lasers and dermabrasion encourage new collagen production. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What's the best facial wash and shower foam to get rid of acne and prevent it? And what is good for acne scar? I tried so many and nothing works.
Scar prevention. : After an injury, preventing prominent scars is best accomplished by careful closure of the laceration and treatment of the wound site. Depending on the location, additional procedures like scar excision, scar repositioning, dermabrasion, or laser resurfacing help to camouflage or hide the scar. Avoid sun exposure to prevent additional redness and pigment changes. See also "silicone gel sheeting". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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