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Help! need to know if there's permanent acne removal?

Help! need to know if there's permanent acne removal?

No: Isotretinoin will keep it at bay for many months and it might self-cure in the meantime. Otherwise, consider it a chronic disease that eventually goes away on its own. ...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 much does acne removal surgery cost?

How much does acne removal surgery cost?

Depends: First one cannot remove acne with surgery. One can control acne with various light sourses (ipl/laser) which is coded as acne surgery. Acne scars are removed only with surgery or lasers. Cost depends upon area treated and number of treatments, would guess abyt$500 per tx of cheeks, more for entire face. ...Read more

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Is laser acne removal effective?

Is laser acne removal effective?

Yes: Both lasers and fillers have worked remarkably well. Remember that you have a choice; some hollywood leading men like the scars and the "tough guy" character they give. I know you will make the right decision for yourself. ...Read more

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What is the effect of laser acne removal?

What is the effect of laser acne removal?

Not great: Much better for acne scar removal. Light treatment with ala is not laser bout works for active acne as do chemical peels. Of course daily skin care is assumed. ...Read more

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Want to have the laser acne removal, is it possible?

Want to have the laser acne removal, is it possible?

Not really: The aesthera laser pulls the skin tight then supposedly with withdraws oil from the follicles but no laser cures acne. ...Read more

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Where can I get laser acne removal?

Where can I get laser acne removal?

No where: Lasers don't remove acne. Lasers can remove the scars from acne though. We do have a light device called the blue u that treats acne. Good luck. http://www.lasvegasdermatology.com/skin-conditions/acne. ...Read more

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What are the chances of laser acne removal not working?

What are the chances of laser acne removal not working?

It depends: There are several lasers that do help acne. I don't know the exact statistics but I find the Q switches yags specifically the spectra carbon peel from Korea do work relatively well. It is a3 step process first heating a carbon on the face, second lasering the carbon off taking off a layer of skin and clearing pores probably killing the bacteria as well it required 5 treatments 10 days apart. ...Read more

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Anyone have laser acne removal done and get really consistent results?

Anyone have laser acne removal done and get really consistent results?

No: Lasers are more intended for acne scar rival not active acne. The aesthera laser is for acne but i'm not sure it's cost is worth the money. Good hygeine, topicals, chemical peels, oral agent when necessary and some light treatments are all better than laser for active acne. ...Read more

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I have many dark spots on face due to acne. Suggest me any medicine for dark spot removal on face.

I have many dark spots on face due to acne. Suggest me any medicine for dark spot removal on face.

Bleaching Cream: Hydroquinone helps to lighten your skin. It is used once or twice a day. You can use 4% or have it compounded at 8%. Stop using when the desired color is reached. ...Read more

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What are side effects of laser acne removal?

What are side effects of laser acne removal?

Swelling redness: Laser acne removal can be a blue light with special medication which is called photodynamic therapy. You can have some swelling, redness and peeling of your skin. Other option for acne laser treatment can be ipl, vbeam, and/or smooth beam. With these lasers, you can have less side effects but it requires multiple sessions. ...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