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Which is now the top product or home remedy to fade acne scars?

You can't: Anybody offering you something to remove acne scars is scamming you. Only a dermatologist can do this, using microsurgery, lasers, fillers, and/or abrasion. I'm sorry the scars happened in the first place -- all acne is treatable nowadays. Some men -- tommy lee jones, jet li, casey pachall (photo) have kept their scars for the "tough guy" look. It's a personal choice. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

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


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Product to remove acne scars?

Product to remove acne scars?

Improve not remove: Salicylic acid, benzoyl peroxide, and topicsl antibiotics prescribed by your dermatologist may all help to improve scars i'm addition to surgical interventions and/or resurfacing techniques. ...Read more

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What any product that can remove acne scars?

What any product that can remove acne scars?

See below: There are no otc products that will remove acne scarring. Only a plastic surgeon or a dermatologist can help you with this tricky condition. ...Read more

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Help please? What is the best skin product for acne scars and stains?

Help please? What is the best skin product for acne scars and stains?

Acne scars: The first treatment is control of the acne. Dark or red scars are inflammatory and often improve with time. Otherwise, treatments include laser, chemical peel, dermabrasion, bleaching creams like azelaic acid, excision, or subcision with filling. Each has risks, benefits and different downtimes/recovery. ...Read more

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After having bad acne I am stuck with acne scar and dark spots, what product should I use?

After having bad acne I am stuck with acne scar and dark spots, what product should I use?

Acne scars and spots: In general, I have found the best results for the scarring using an erbium fractional laser. That said, a series of tca peels often yields great results at a much lower price, but longer time is required. The dark spots can likely be treated with ipl or at least mitigated with a "lightening" agent like hydroquinone. Kind regards, mark johnson. ...Read more

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I have acne and a many acne scars/marks on my face is there any product you would recommend.

I have acne and a many acne scars/marks  on my face is there any product you would recommend.

See a dermatologist: Adapalene is soon to be OTC in USA. Tretinoin gel or cream. Oral meds, including oral contraceptives, may be appropriate. A skin specialist will help you. ...Read more

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What do you recommend I use to remove my acne scars and rejuvenate my skin? Does the product cause acne break outs?

What do you recommend I use to remove my acne scars and rejuvenate my skin? Does the product cause acne break outs?

Acne scars: One important factor is prevent new scars-get your acne under control. Find a dermatologist to tackle that with you. Most treatment to improve the appearance of acne scars use special technology to remodel the skin. The device I use to treat acne scars is called ematrix--see for info: http://www.Smacboca.Com/e-matrix-sublative-rejuvenation.Html other options include fractional lasers or subscision. ...Read more

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What is the best product for getting rid of acne and acne scars?

What is the best product for getting rid of acne and acne scars?

Accurate RX: Is probably the single most effective treatment to minimize acne scarring and prevent future outbreaks but it is not without risks and does require superb union by a physician. Discuss your candidacy for this protocol with a dermatologist. ...Read more

Dr. M. Christine Lee
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Acne Scar (Definition)

Acne scars are much deeper than the 2 dimensional blemish on the surface. The collagen fibers may extend through the subcutaneous fat to pull the surface down toward the underlying fascial layers. This creates the three dimensional "pit" common ...Read more


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