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Dr. Barry Press
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Scarring (Definition)

A scar is the result of the body healing. It is the end product of a long cascade of signals and cellular repair that takes approximately a year to complete, and a lifetime to maintain. It is a normal process that occurs whenever ...Read more


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í have rolling scars on my face can any cream or treatment helps to reduce it please help?

í have rolling scars on my face can any cream or treatment helps to reduce it please help?

Fractionated laser : One of the best treatments for acne scarring is fractionated laser. Depending on your skin color, texture and extent of scarring there are different laser options out there. A non-ablative fractionated laser like the fraxel re:store or dual has no real downtime, but requires multiple treatments. A fractionated co2 laser is more aggressive with about a week downtime, but may give faster results. ...Read more

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It's been more than a week since i got a scar on my face and i kept it moist and used healing creams but the last few days i didn't take that much care of it. Plus it was kinda deep which led to causing a small but visible mark that i hate a lot! can I ge

Be patient: Wounds heal with the body making extra blood vessels and scar tissue. For a while the scar will appear redder and will be firmer than it will ultimately end up. For the face, the process of scar maturation can take 3-months, at least. Be careful to avoid sun exposure and using massage techniques on the scar may speed up the process. ...Read more

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I have scar on eyelid n face due to injury 6 yr back. How it can be cured? Any treatment of hypopigment is there?Will mark removal cream help?

I have scar on eyelid n face due to injury 6 yr back. How it can be cured? Any treatment of hypopigment is there?Will mark removal cream help?

Healing over time: A scar forms when there is healing of an injury to the tissues. Remember that with almost all wounds, healing continues for months and months as we change the stress on the tissues. A scar forms as a result and may have many different appearances and colors. Any dark coloration may fade over time but the tissues never are the same and so some scarring will always be there. ...Read more

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Used Derma Ceutic Yellow Cream on scar on my brown skin. Scabbed over. Scar is bigger! Is there hope scar could go away by itself or with treatment?

Used Derma Ceutic Yellow Cream on scar on my brown skin. Scabbed over. Scar is bigger! Is there hope scar could go away by itself or with treatment?

Yes: Your scar will shrink and lighten with time. Some people use mederma or silicon strips to treat scars. You could also ask a dermatologist for advice. Vitamin E oil rubbed on it may help. Of course, best health habits of adequate sleep, good nutrition, exercise, relaxation all will help. If the scar is on your face, you may want to see plastic surgery as well. Do you keloid? ...Read more

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Any treatment for acne scars other than lasers, such as chemical peels or creams?

Any treatment for acne scars other than lasers, such as chemical peels or creams?

Nothing works well: The main thing you should do is make sure you control your active lesions. Once you get a scar, lasers, peels, creams, dermabrasions just do not work well! come on in and we can discuss your options. http://www.orangecountyplasticsurgery.com/index.html. ...Read more

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Are there any creams/gels.For treatment of acne scars? Are surgical methods the only way? I have severe acne scars so will I spend d all my life ugly

Are there any creams/gels.For treatment of acne scars? Are surgical methods the only way? I have severe acne scars so will I spend d all my life ugly

Acne scars: Acne scars need resurfacing and the dermis to regrow in a normal pattern. No gell or cream is appropriate. Fractional ablation laser treatments or chemical peels will accomplish this. Some work with stem cells sounds very promising in the future, where injected into scarred sites. Not reccommended as anything more than experimental currently. ...Read more

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Thinking to use dermaroller for my acne scars on face .is it safe ?which cream should I use before and after treatment ?how to do that treatment ?ty

Thinking to use dermaroller for my acne scars on face .is it safe ?which cream should I use before and after treatment ?how to do that treatment ?ty

Nice option: I like the Dermaroller but there are many different depths. Regimens have not been perfected. I prefer the use of RetinA before and after. I believe fat transfer is also of benefit to provide fullness ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Scars (Definition)

A scar a condition in which an injury (a cut, ...Read more