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Skin Treatments For Acne Scars
I have a lot of acne scars. Black/filipino mix with dark skin. Are there any acne treatments for dark skin?
Tx scars dark skin: Dark spot or hyperpigmentation and scarring from acne can be managed in people with darker skin. I like to use tretinoin to exfoliate, and hydroquinone to lighten (i prefer 4%) as a pretreatment. Scarring can be mild to deep and severe. Fractional ablation for mild scarring, deep scars may require full ablation or excision. Before treating it is important to learn if there is history of keloid. ...Read more
A common human skin disease characterized by areas of scaly red skin (seborrhea) with blackheads/whiteheads (comedones) , pinheads (papules), large papules (nodules), pimples & possibly scarring. Occurs mostly on face, upper chest & back. Treated with benzoyl peroxide, salicylic ...Read more
Severe acne scars on forehead, and the sides of the face. Besides dermabrasion & other skin resurfacing treatments how can I achieve clear skin again?
Don't give up!: Deep acne scars are a tough problem. Laser resurfacing, in my opinion, is the best way to improve the appearance. It is rarely a one time treatment, however. We use active fx and deep fx and repeat the treatment a few times (we wait a few months between treatments to evaluate the effect) for maximal benefit. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Are there any minor skin treatments i can do for my acne scars after taking Accutane ? I have a wedding to go to and its in 4 months, please anything?
Risk of scarring: By being on Accutane or vitamin a, you run the risk of getting scars from any treatment. So be gentle. Over the counter microdermabrasion devices and treatments are available and are relatively safe, but you should consult the doctor who put you on Accutane before doing any self-treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What type of rejuvenation skin treatment will eliminate the acne scars on my face? I have deep acne scars on my cheeks. I've looked into the available rejuvenation skin treatments, but i can't decide what method offers me the best possible result. What ty
Acne scar treatment: Depending on your skin type, CO2 fractional resurfacing or similar can be beneficial for improving acne scarring. Now there are very promising improvements seen with INFINI bipolar microneedling fractional radiofrequency with and without Bellafill injections into residual scars. Check your area for doctors who offer INFINI treatments. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
I have acne scar from 7 years and follow up many skin treatment but it remain same no medicine give.Now what should I do to remove I am very upset?
Stabilization flares: I would first recommend trying to treat the underlying condition prior to scar management. ...Read more
Could a acne scar treatment cause discoloration to my facial skin? I am considering having dermabrasion done to help diminish my acne scars. A friend of mine told me that this type of acne scar treatment can cause the skin to become discolored. Is this tr
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