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What are the best solutions for getting rid of acne scars?

What are the best solutions for getting rid of acne scars?

Combination therapy: A variety of approaches are necessary to improve not remove acne scars. Specific therapy is dependent on the type of scars and skin type. Potential therapies include subcision, cross tca, medical roll cit, dermabrasion, laser and other treatments, including prp. ...Read more

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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


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What products are the best for getting rid of acne?

What products are the best for getting rid of acne?

Scientific Rx: Two weeks trial of topical benzoyl peroxide alone. This clears most mild acne. If not clear, physician's office visit. Options may include topical retinoic acid derivative, topical clindamycin, the oral contraceptive pill for a woman who can take it, and/or an appropriate systemic antibiotic right for the patient. Tough cases referred for isotretinoin. Manage as a chronic disease. Good luck. ...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

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What are the best ways to get rid of acne scars?

What are the best ways to get rid of acne scars?

Depends on severity: There are different lasers, from non-ablative to ablative, that can help a lot. The more severe acne scars require more invasive techniques. These include dermabrasion or even surgical excision for the deeper scars. ...Read more

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What are good products for getting rid of acne scarring?

What are good products for getting rid of acne scarring?

Nothing magical : There are no magic products and your specific condition may benefit form one product whereas other individuals will see improvement from other agents. I like silicone gel products but bleaching agents, sunscreen, anti-inflammatory agents and other ingredients are available in a variety of formulations that require trial and error. Consider scarzone for acne skin. ...Read more

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What are good treatments for getting rid of severe acne scars?

What are good treatments for getting rid of severe acne scars?

Multiple options: Acne scars come in several "flavors." there are ice pick scars, boxcar scars, rolling scars and atrophic scars. Acne scars are difficult to treat. There is no "magic bullet." scar excision/revision, injectable fillers/fat, subcision, laser, chem peel, dermabrasion, etc. Many treatments can "improve" the flatness of the scar, and/or texture of the skin, but it will not make your skin flawless. ...Read more

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What is the best way of getting rid of acne scars using home remedies?

What is the best way of getting rid of acne scars using home remedies?

No good ones: There are not any home remedies for acne scars that are both safe and effective. Even for experts, acne scars are a challenge. Don't try to do this yourself - go see a dermatologist or plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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What are the best treatments for acne scars?

What are the best treatments for acne scars?

Specialist: Get your acne under control. Acne that produced scars should have been managed by prescription-strength meds. If you sill need this, get it now. Nothing you can do will touch your scars. A dermatologist or plastic surgeon can treat you with a laser, filler, or microsurgery. Or you may decide like Jet Li and others that the scars give your face / body character. ...Read more

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What are the best ways to get rid of acne scars ?

What are the best ways to get rid of acne scars ?

Specialist care: A physician with a specialty focus can make them less visible, though not remove them, using dermabrasion, microsurgery, laser treatment or filler injection. I'm sorry this happened, as all acne can be managed today using evidence-based medicine. ...Read more

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What are the best ways to get rid of acne?

What are the best ways to get rid of acne?

Scientific Rx: As a young person, whoever is responsible for your health has a duty to make sure you are effectively treated. Acne is not a lifestyle or hygiene problem; it's a chronic disease that can be a grave social problem. Don't waste time on folk remedies; if benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in 2 weeks, get a physician's appointment for a topical or systemic antibiotic, topical retinoic acid etc. ...Read more

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Whats the best cream/lotion for getting rid of blackheads?

Whats the best cream/lotion for getting rid of blackheads?

Retinoid cream/gel: A form of acne--"Blackheads," are open comedones, which are blocked hair follicles and sebaceous glands with pigment. They are often inflamed. The best topical treatment is a retinoid-- they are all by prescription only in the U.S. Common names are Retin-A, Differin, (adapalene) Epiduo. See your primary care doctor and ask for a prescription-- be well! ...Read more

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What are products the help get rid of pimple scars?

What are products the help get rid of pimple scars?

Tincture of time: Most of the dark marks and red spots left when pimples go away are not scars, they are just marks. They go away by themselves, although they sometimes take their sweet time about it. True scars - depressions in the skin - are permanent, although dermatologists and plastic surgeons have a variety of techniques for making them less obvious. ...Read more

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What are the ways to make my skin clear and get rid of acne scars?

What are the ways to make my skin clear and get rid of acne scars?

Meds/ laser: Antibiotics/ retin a/ acutane bleacjing creams & laser may lessen the residual scar always use sunscreen. ...Read more

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What is the best cream/gel/ointment/herbal product for getting rid of acne marks?Thank you

What is the best cream/gel/ointment/herbal product for getting rid of acne marks?Thank you

Obagi, Dermesse: Depending on depth of scars, the Obagi & Dermesse (generic Obagi) skin rejuvenation program does an excellent job of treating fine lines, hyperpigmentation, and some scarring, depending on depth. Laser, and some chemical peels also help. Talk about your choices with a dermatologist, plastic surgeon, or PC doc with an interest in cosmetic dermatology. Other programs exist.. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment to get rid of acne scars?

What is the best treatment to get rid of  acne scars?

Acne Scar Treatment: There are a number of options for acne scars depending on their size, shape, depth, and skin type. Laser resurfacing, usually fractional, may help improve the texture of the skin but may require multiple treatments. If there is deep scarring, the scars can be excised or cut out. Subcision, releasing the scar underneath the skin, along with fillers or fat can also improve the skin texture. ...Read more

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What is the best remedy for getting rid of dark spots from acne?

What is the best remedy for getting rid of dark spots from acne?

They fade: Post-inflammatory pigmentation from acne fades on its on in a little white; if you want to speed it up, some quinone skin bleaches may help if you have the patience to apply them. The vast majority of people will not care whether you have a little post-inflammatory pigmentation from acne, or may consider it gives you character. It is your choice. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A very common skin condition that 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 ...Read more


Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more