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What Is A Good Remedie For Acne Scars On Face
Salicylic acid: However, if you have real scars (depressed lesions), it won't be sufficient to clear you. You need to get with your personal physician before things get worse and worse. All acne can be managed, though it cannot be cured until it remits on its own. It is unrelated to lifestyle and only marginally to diet. ...Read more
How to get rid of it I have acne scars n lots of pores what face washes are good that actually work ?
None of them: Nothing you can do on your own is going to touch your acne scars. If you want them managed and less visible, you can get with a dermatologist or plastic surgeon who can offer microsurgery, fillers, or laser Rx. I'm sorry you got the scars in the first place and that you've been frustrated with products that offer misleading claims. ...Read more
Hi good day Dr.,
I have a scar problems on my face cause of teen acnes. My question is what is best vitamins for curing acne scar effectively? Thanks.
Dermatologist: Vitamins will not help. See a cosmetic dermatologist. ...Read more
I have lots of pimples and acne scars on my face and on my back shoulder. Please suggest me with some good remedy. Thanks?
Ask dermatologist: There are many good treatments for acne. For severe cases that cause major disfigurement or distress Accutane treatment can be a good long term solution. It is a medication that can only be administered under close supervision by your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've read good reviews about olive oil helping acne scars and redness on the face, and i want to use it but im not sure if i should?Do you recommend?
Myth but use if help: Many of my patients swear by the benefits of olive or bio-oil and so i generally don't dissuade them but there is very little science to support its use. It is probably the massage, (which we know helps scars) that is used to apply the oil, which is actually providing the improvements observed. Massage with any clean oil 3-4 times a day. Silicon gel trips are morel likely to improve the scar. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can only Improve: You cannot "erase" scars. Poor scars can be improved through the following methods: 1) scar massage 2) silicone sheeting (a kind of silicone tape you where over the scar) 3) steroid injections 4) laser treatment (helps remove coloring) 5) scar revision (removing the scar and starting over). Consult with a plastic surgeon to find out which combination of these would best work for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Acne treatments: Acne treatment depends on the severity. Mild acne can be treated with good skin care products such as Retin-A and topical benzoyl peroxide. Moderate acne can add topical antibiotic as well as peels and lasers. Severe acne may need short term antibiotics, retin-a, topical antibiotics, ala and laser followed by resurfacing for scars and or accutane. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer