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Lomela Cream Reduces Acne Marks
None work: The brown spots after acne fade with time, but only a dermatologist can make scars less visible. If that is what you want (most folks you meet won't care unless scarring is severe), lasers, fillers, and surgery are available. These work and you have a right to something more effective than an ineffective topical. ...Read more
About four weeks: Be careful with the bleach. The hyperpigmented marks will probably face some, the red ones will not. ...Read more
Hi I am getting microdembrasion done regularly and my face is looking cleaner from acne marks. Is there any cream to lessen the marks left on skin. Thx?
No: Creams will not touch it. Has subcision been discussed? ...Read more
"Seven 7 Cream": A product called "7 cream" contains calendula, aloe vera, shea butter, coconut, avocado, neem and manuka oils. It can help areas of skin that are damaged, inflamed, or healing. It's not a homeopathic remedy because it isn't individualized to you. But it has no parabens, is safe topically, and some of my patients have liked it. Http://7cream. Ca/ also available on amazon. Com. ...Read more
Obagi, Dermesse: Depending on depth of scars, the Obagi & Dermesse (generic Obagi) skin rejuvenation program does an excellent job of treating fine lines, hyperpigmentation, and some scarring, depending on depth. Laser, and some chemical peels also help. Talk about your choices with a dermatologist, plastic surgeon, or PC doc with an interest in cosmetic dermatology. Other programs exist.. ...Read more
Dermatologist: The face-lightening creams aren't much help. Nobody can reverse a scar, but our 21st-century dermatologists have several different options to make the scars less visible -- a couple of hollywood stars have recently had their disappear, while others actually choose to keep them to give their faces character. You should know you have many choices here; you decide what's right. ...Read more
Best over the counter cream for acne marks on face? On Diane which has cleared pimples but blemishes on my face are dark from previous pimples
Worth a "try" but an exact answer is not possible. (It depends upon the extent and depth of your scars
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I have white heads on my face and my skin is oily. Also I have acne marks. What cream or facewash should I use to get rid of all? Please help me
Use forever: I love tretinoin and think that every non-pregnant person should be using this (until it expires, of course). A small pea sized amount to your entire face at night is recommended. You can use it elsewhere if desired but not overuse as will cause irritation. Works for acne, pigmentation, mild scars, and reversing sun damage. Use the right sunscreen daily and give it 6-9 months for best results. ...Read more
What skin treatments are good for acne marks and I have one slightly slightly depressed acne scar? Any creams? Peels? I'm on retin-a for a 5 weeks
Numerous choices: There are a variety of treatments that vary according to the severity of scars: chemical peels, dermabrasion, laser resurfacing, fillers, fat grafting, excision, grafting, etc. ...Read more
Salicylic acid: If you need something stronger, phone your physician. ...Read more
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. Avoid picking and overly drying facial products & consider a noncomedogenic concealer. ...Read more
I have red marks left from acne, I have had it for some time is there any creams that will help fade them?
I got acne nd marks on my face. Someone has suggested me adapco cream nd cleanagel. I want to know how to use it. Is it suitable for acnes?
Unfamiliar: I am not familiar with either product but perhaps I and/or the other HealthTap folks can be as useful as a word-of-mouth. Your best friends are topical benzoyl peroxide and retinoic acid. Apply without any special maneuvers. If you are not clear in two weeks, get with your personal physician. ...Read more
Pls suggest any Best day cream for acne prone skin that reduce marks as well as pores that is available in india?
Healthtap Doctors: Are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more
A friend advised me to try out azelaic acid cream skinoren to fade post acne red marks? What is it normally indicated for?
Acne pigmentation: Azelaic acid belongs to a class of drugs known as dicarboxylic acids. Azelaic acid gel is a topical antibacterial used for treating mild to moderate acne rosacea. It does not fade or reduce post-inflammatory hyper pigmentation that is existing. However, effective treatment of inflammatory acne can reduce the incident of pigmentation. You will need to consult your dermatologist and use sunscreen. ...Read more
It's about pigment: Hydroquinone works by decreasing the pigment cells in your skin. Let your doctor look at the scarring to determine if this is redness from blood vessels or is it pigment associated with pih or post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. If it is pigment, hydroquinone will be your ticket. ...Read more
No: Unfortunately over the counter creams will do little to change it. See a dermatologist for help. ...Read more
Skin lightening: See a dermatologist. Use of retinoic acid may be helpful ...Read more
I want a medication (cream) to get rid of post-acne red marks and to enlighten my face in order to have the same color tone..
Post acne pigment: It takes time for redness & hyperpigmentation after acne eruptions to fade. However I found that Azelaic Acid cream/gesl help improve that somewhat faster. Sometimes Azelaic Acid topicals like finacea can sting a little at the beginning of therapy. Stinging lasts for a few minutes then goes away. If stinging does not resolve in a few minutes or after a few days, you may not be able to tolerate it. ...Read more
Can a 0.05% tretinoine cream help the red marks, caused by old acne, present on my face + some mild scars? If no, what do I use instead? If yes, time?
Won't work: The red marks will fade only with time. The scars can be managed only by a dermatologist or plastic surgeon. Manage your disease if still active and I am sorry you were not treated scientifically when you should have been. These marks matter little if you're otherwise living and presenting yourself well. Good luck. ...Read more
Can a 0.05% tretinoine cream help the red marks (caused by old acne) present on my face + some mild scars? If no, what do I use instead? If yes, time?
Acne scars: 23 M asks: Can a 0.05% tretinoine cream help the red marks (caused by old acne) present on my face + some mild scars? If no, what do I use instead? If yes, time? ANS: you need to consult with a local dermatologist to get best treatment. Ask your Dr. To recommend one. Too much of this cream can damage skin as well. Be careful. ...Read more
I have had a lot of acne and pimples on my face and they have left small pores and red marks on my face pls suggest some cream for day and night?
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