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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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Acne (Definition)

A common skin condition that causes red or white raised pimples, especially on the face, chest and back. Caused when the sebaceous glands in the skin ...Read more


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Will iodine remove the redness of acne?

Will iodine remove the redness of acne?

Acne Redness: Iodine will not remove the redness of acne but will leave your skin an orange color. There are two otc products that can help: mederma and kelocote.Step 3 spot check any remaining redness with a drop of redness-relief eye drops. These eye drops will also remove the redness but this is only temporary. ...Read more

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Is benzoyl peroxide remove all types of acne and pimples from the face?

Is benzoyl peroxide remove all types of acne and pimples from the face?

No: It is safe, effective and readily available. Benzoyl peroxide will improve appearance and dry the skin a little, but will not remove all kinds of acne. it will help if used as directed. ...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

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Is laser acne removal effective on acne or only on older scars?

Is laser acne removal effective on acne or only on older scars?

On scars: It is not effective for active acne , and except for the aesthera laser potentially harmful. It is great for other acne scars, especially the mixto fractional which has won the aesthetic award last two years in a row for acne scar removal.! ...Read more

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Which are the best medical creams for removing acne and acne spots?

Which are the best medical creams for removing acne and acne spots?

Benzoyl peroxide: This or retinoic acid are the mainstay of acne treatment. If they do not clear you, as happens maybe 50% of the time, your physician can add something that will. ...Read more

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What are some methods of removing facial scars?

What are some methods of removing facial scars?

Z plasty : Z plasty or running w plasty or other forms of local tissue trasnfer can be used to hide scars by moving them to areas where they are hidden or less visible. ...Read more

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Removal of stitch marks completely in the forehead?

Removal of stitch marks completely in the forehead?

Not likely: Sometimes as the scar ages it blends in better with the uninterrupted skin. But will never fade or be the normal color skin again ...Read more

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What are the risks of getting laser hair removal treatments?

What are the risks of getting laser hair removal treatments?

Risks of Laser Hair: 1. Burns 2. Not effective 3. Costs But Laser Hair Removal is one of the best treatments for hair removal out.. Over 70% of treated patients have a very positive experience... ...Read more

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What is the effect of dermabrasion on acne pockmarks?

What is the effect of dermabrasion on acne pockmarks?

Dermabrasion: Dermabrasion works on pock scars by sanding down the edges of the scar, inducing the creation of new skin and collagen and smoothing the scarred skin. This reduces the effects of light on the uneven skin and makes the residual scars less visible. ...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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Any tricks for getting rid of scars after removal of a lymphagioma?

Any tricks for getting rid of scars after removal of a lymphagioma?

No tricks.: Lymphangioma scars are notoriously wide and thick. You should wait 6-12 months from the original surgery for scar revision. If the patient isn't too young, then consider a silicone tape for scar reduction. ...Read more

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Acne, and acne scars, is there a homemade solution to getting rid of acne and acne scars?

Acne, and acne scars, is there a homemade solution to getting rid of acne and acne scars?

Time, time & more : Time is your best friend. Avoiding sun exposure and cigarette smoking are great. Onion bulb extract ( allium cepa) may help as well as honey for some active infections but these later two are controversial. ...Read more

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Is dermabrasion effective for removing facial acne marks in teens?

Dermabrasion: Abrasion of the skin is helpful for removing marks and scars. It is not used more as it has - in my opinion - a greater risk of causing a scar than the well controlled laser treatments.Like fractionated fraxel treatments. ...Read more

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What is the most effective scar removal treatment for acne scars?

What is the most effective scar removal treatment for acne scars?

Surgical : Depending upon depth, extent location skin color, skin type, will determine what the best choice is for any individual scar situation. ...Read more

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What are the risks of laser hair removal surgery? (whole body!)

What are the risks of laser hair removal surgery? (whole body!)

Separate sessions: You should try to divide the treatments in separate appointments. Doing the whole body at one time may be too traumatic. It may be done as one session when the hair density is less later in the treatment series. Hope this helped. If you have a follow up question please let me know. D. Farzaneh. ...Read more

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Which form of hair removal has the highest risk of causing ingrown hairs?

Which form of hair removal has the highest risk of causing ingrown hairs?

Ingrown hairs: I believe tweezing, waxing and shaving can be associated with ingrown hairs. ...Read more

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Is there any non-surgical way for getting rid of acne atrophic scars over the face?

Is there any non-surgical way for getting rid of acne atrophic scars over the face?

Yes but...: Depends on what you consider non-surgical. Peels, lasers, and/or dermabrasion all may help. Seek a local facial plastics md or dermatologist for good recommendations. ...Read more

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What side effects are commonly associated with laser treatment for removal of acne scars?

What side effects are commonly associated with laser treatment for removal of acne scars?

Laser for acne: Laser works but it comes at a price... You could have prolonged redness and require several treatments to achieve a satisfactory result. And there is always a chance of developing hypopigmentation or lightening of your skin. Then there is milia or whiteheads, lines of demarcation where your treatment stopped and the risks for infection. But it does work! ...Read more

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Does laser scar removal for acne scars really work?

Does laser scar removal for acne scars really  work?

Yes and no: Once a scar has been made, there is currently no technology that can create a scarless area but there are several including lasers which can help. Techniques are dependent on the experience and skill of the practitioner as well as the response of the individual, all a which are highly variable. For best results, seek someone with a lot of experience with your particular problem. ...Read more

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Does laser scar removal for acne scars work well?

Yes: Both fractionated carbon dioxide and erbium lasers offer significant improvement for scars. The erbium offers faster healing time of 3-4 days and is appropriate for recent or old scars as well as surgical scars. ...Read more

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Dose Microderm abrasion really work for scar removal from acne scars?

Dose Microderm abrasion really work for scar removal from acne scars?

Depends on depth: of scars and your skin type, . Consult a dermatologist for specific opinion. It should help to varying degree. ...Read more

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What side effects are commonly associated with laser treatment for removal of acne scars?

Laser for acne: Laser works but it comes at a price... You could have prolonged redness and require several treatments to achieve a satisfactory result. And there is always a chance of developing hypopigmentation or lightening of your skin. Then there is milia or whiteheads, lines of demarcation where your treatment stopped and the risks for infection. But it does work! ...Read more

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Is laser acne removal effective on acne or only on older scars?

On scars: It is not effective for active acne , and except for the aesthera laser potentially harmful. It is great for other acne scars, especially the mixto fractional which has won the aesthetic award last two years in a row for acne scar removal.! ...Read more

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How many visits is laser scar removal for face acne?

How many visits is laser scar removal for face acne?

One or more: Fractionated laser will offer improvement in only one visits, although repeated sessions at least one month apart will offer greater improvement-50-70 per cent overall improvement. ...Read more

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What is the most effective scar removal treatment for acne scars?

Surgical : Depending upon depth, extent location skin color, skin type, will determine what the best choice is for any individual scar situation. ...Read more

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Best removal method for pitted acne scars?

Acne scar revision: There are many therapies used in acne scar revision, and none is the best. Your scars will be evaluated and classified. A unified approach with multiple therapies will be outlined. Improvement, not perfection, is the goal. ...Read more

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What is the best medication for removal of post mole & acne scar ? I have used calendula for mole scar but not effective

What is the best medication for removal of post mole & acne scar ? I have used calendula for mole scar but not effective

Nothing will work: I'm sorry. Acne scars may be treated by a specialist with a laser, or microsurgery or fillers. If your acne is still active, your physician can manage it -- ignore all "pop" wisdom about acne. I understand you also have rosacea and I trust this is being managed as well. Truth be told, a man doesn't need a "perfect face" -- looks are much more about physical fitness and how you interact. Best wishs ...Read more

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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

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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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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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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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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?

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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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

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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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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more


Dr. Marsha Davis
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Facial Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more