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Retin A Micro Acne Scars
See below: Retin-a mirco does not treat acne scarring. It can help prevent new acne scars by preventing serious breakout as part of an acne treatment regimen. Some patients (especially those with darker skin tones) can develop dark spots from acne lesions. These are not actually scars and Retin-A can help improve them over the course of many months. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Does retin-a micro help treat a slightly depressed red acne scar ? I've been on it for 10 weeks but no improvement in skin tone except for breakouts.
Not for scars: I'm sorry your acne was neglected and you ended up with scars. Nothing you can apply will touch them. If you want them less visible, a plastic surgeon or dermatologist can do laser, filler, or microsurgery. Several Hollywood male stars have kept their scars for "tough guy" roles, and depending on your self-concept, they may be a plus. ...Read more
If I use proactive dark spot corrector and retin a (tretinoin) 0.25 can it help with my acne scars?
No: Neither will touch actual depressed scars, not can anything else. At best, you can hide your hyperpigmented lesions and even this is likely not to be very successful. Get your active disease under control, and if you wish, get seen by a dermatologist or plastic surgeon who can deal with the scars using a filler, laser or microsurgery. ...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
Can erythromycin topical 2% and retin-a micro be used in the same day? Say one in the am and one in the pm for acne?
Yes: You certainly can use this combination. Erythromycin in the am and retina-a micro at night would be the best plan. However, i rarely use erythromycin. Its just not that effective for most people. Clindamycin doesn't cost any more, and is usually much more effective, especially when it is combined with a small amount of benzoyl peroxide. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is their a RX for GETING rid if acne scars or do I just have to get micro dermabrasion treatment?
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