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Scar Cream Removal
Improve not remove: There is no scar cream that will remove a scar. The proper cream depends on the condition of the scar. Most consist of silicone geeks mixed with some sunblock. Others contain vitamin e, antioxidants, onion extract (me derma), steroids, bleaching agents, moisturizers, etc. The effectiveness of these other agents is debated and their benefits may depend on the individual characteristics of the scar. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Unfortunately none: There are no creams which can remove pores or scars from the facial areas. Some topical applications are helpful in fresh scarring to quiet the areas. Seek a dermatologist that offers laser and chemical peel options. Be careful with treatment due to tendency to "over" pigment when using these entities. ...Read more
I have rather annoying acne scars both on my face & chest what's the Best scar Removal cream or gel?
Acne scars may…: respond to vitamin A products (for minor imperfections) but a dermatologist may be needed for more severe defects (such as from cysts). Derm docs have a whole arsenal of ways to treat acne scars: chemical peels, dermabrasion, lasers, Botox, collagen fillers. If your acne is still active, get checked for polycystic ovary ds (increases male hormone which worsens acne) & see dermatologist ...Read more
Can you tell me, are acne scar removal products(creams like bio oil, selevax etc)as effective as fractional co2 laser?
I usecream hair removal on my face and it burned my face real bad I have big scars what can I do at home to get rid of them fast I used scar cream?
Scar prevention: Since it is the summer time your best bet is to avoid the sun because sunlight can make the skin damage become more permanent because it can further the damage that has already been done. it will take time for the skin underneath to break through. time is your best friend. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
2 -3 weeks: after scar has completely healed.Get a more detailed answer ›
What is the best scar cream that I can get to help fade the darkness of a surgical incision? Any natural options that can help as well?
Really none.: If you have a true keloid scar the best first line treatment is steroid injection. If that fails to improve the keloid to your satisfaction the next option is excision which comes with very high recurrence rates (and can come back worse than the original) and a postop regimen of silicone, pressure, and in severe cases even radiation treatment. ...Read more
Can I get a scar cream to improve appearance of a ten year old above lip facial scar as shows when light hits it a certain way?
It's: worth a "try" but an exact answer is not possible. (It depends upon the extent and depth of your scars Hope this is helpful Dr Z ...Read more
I've had under skin blemishes for a few months and they aren't going away. How do I remove them from under the skin? I'm using acne scar cream now.
Many options: Hello and thank you for your excellent question. Skin blemishes can be caused by many different things, including dry skin, irritated skin, and acne (just to name a few). It is very difficult to give you a good recommendation without a full history and physical. I suggest that you consult with a board certified plastic surgeon. Good luck! ...Read more
Can I use mebo scar cream on hypertrophic scar on my nose that is few years old from cystic pimple?I read a lot about it, seems promising.Thank you.
Not impressed: To the best of my knowledge, none of the ingredients have truly been evaluated in a study which definitively proves their benefits. Having said that, it seems like a reasonable moisturizing agent and the effects of massaging the scar during the application may itself improve the scar. ...Read more