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Scar Healing Cream
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Chicken pox 3rd day will using zovirax (acyclovir) cream for face help in healing or prevent from scar?
Possible: The anti-viral creams will shorten the duration of the illness, and in so doing, may help prevent some scars possibly forming. Best wishes. ...Read more
I am looking for the best possible scar reducing treatment cream/oil. I have had a small biopsy, removing a pigmented lesion on the bridge of my nose.
I have grade 4 acne and and my face had loads of acne scars..Can u suggest creams to clear them? I don't want laser treatment or surgery
Acne: Treat for acne includes: 1) antibiotics (helps to kill bacteria and reduce inflammation, 2) birth control pills and other medication that help with hormones (can be helpful for women), 3) Isotretinoin (the only treatment that works on all causes of acne. For you i would recommend isotretinoin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello, I have serious flea bites that left scarring on my ankles, feet and some on my knee. is there any type of creams or treatment to heal or make?
See derm: A dermatologist may be able to advise you on methods to minimize the scars. ...Read more
Probably not: The main ingredient, azaleic acid, is used to treat acne or rosacea. It acts as an antibiotic but it also can lessen inflammation and can lessen post-inflammatory hyper pigmentation, so if the scar is hyperpigmented or inflamed, it could be of some use. There are other preparations more suited to scar reduction, such as silicone gels. ...Read more
Probably not.: A wrinkle and a scar are very different and usually require different treatments. A wrinkle is a fold that creates a shadow. A wrinkle cream usually will tighten the skin to make it smoother and less likely to from a shadow, which is what makes it noticeable. A scar can be visible due to shadow, texture, or color. A qualified plastic surgeon or dermatologist should be able to advise you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Don't waste your $$$: The only cream worth buying is sunblock to protect the scar from becoming too dark while it is maturing. It is mature when it no longer is even slightly pink. Don't waste a lot of money. There is no good scientific proof that any cream will make the scars heal better or faster. Millions are spent on advertising various creams, lotions, notions and potions so buyer beware. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Do not recommend : It is a steroid cream used primarily on skin condition as eczema, temporary itch due to irritants as poison oak and such. Scar is a heeling skin process and takes time.Scar is more delicate than normal skin and best is use skin moisturizer, avoid sun exposure and other irritants. Steroid cream can further thin scar skin area and make prone to cracking. ...Read more