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What is a good way to get rid of acne and acne scars ?

What is a good way to get rid of acne and acne scars ?

Laser is an option: Laser in an option that can reduce acne scars. Several treatments may be necessary. ...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 is a cost-effective and natural way to get rid of acne scarring?

What is a cost-effective and natural way to get rid of acne scarring?

Not a lot of options: 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

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What is a quick way to get rid of acne scars on my face?

What is a quick way to get rid of acne scars on my face?

No easy fix: Treatment varies according to the subtype of acne scars and the patient's skin type (pigmentation). Fractionated lasers (e.g. Fraxel) are effective in all but the darkest skin types. Filling agents benefit deperessed scars caused by loss of subcutaneous fat, while a facelift benefits patients with both acne scars and loose, inelastic skin. Vascular lasers can reduce any associated skin redness. ...Read more

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Is there a good way to get rid of severe acne on my face?

Is there a good way to get rid of severe acne on my face?

Scientific Rx: If you're a grown-up and you describe it as severe, it may be worth considering Accutane early. A trial of a systemic antibiotic that's right for you, plus topicals like Clindamycin and/or benzoyl peroxide, would be wise first. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of pimples and acne?

What is the best way to get rid of pimples and acne?

See Dermatologist: Best to be seen by a well experienced board-certified dermatologist; nothing replaces in person history and physical when it comes to good medical care/recommendations. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is a good way to get rid of adult acne?

What is a good way to get rid of adult acne?

Usually mild: If you have a major flare as an adult, you might visit your physician to be sure there's not an underlying endocrine cause. Topical benzoyl peroxide is your first line of treatment; if this fails, the topical or systemic rx's your physician can offer will clear you. ...Read more

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What is the quickest way to get rid of acne and blackheads?

Medspa: Your medspa doctor can help you with a laser skin care series that will help clear up your acne and she will recommend products appropriate for your skin. ...Read more

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What is best way to treat acne and get rid of wrinkles?

What is best way to treat acne and get rid of wrinkles?

Depends: Wrinkles come in many shapes and sizes. Deep seated wrinkles can be treated with fillers. Light wrinkles may be treated with peels or lasers. Sometimes surgery is the best option, ie a facelift. ...Read more

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Please advise what is the best way to get rid of acne scars and redness?

See a medspa doctor: Amedspa doctor will show you a co2 fractionated laser or erbium laser which can help you resurface your skin and get rid of scarring. Also available is a laser that will stimulate collagen to fill in any marks or dermal fillers. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get, rid of acne scars?

What is the best way to get, rid of acne scars?

Combination.: Usually need to combine a few treatments, but if you had to choose one, i would recommend fractionated laser co2 such as active fx. ...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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Please help! what is the best way to get rid of acne scars?

Please help! what is the best way to get rid of acne scars?

Serious Rx: I'm sorry your acne got neglected and you ended up with scars. The real scars (not just the brown marks, which fade with time) can be managed by a specialist with a laser, microsurgery or microinjection. Some hollywood stars keep their acne scars for the "tough guy" look. ...Read more

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What is best to use to get rid of acne scars/dark spots?

What is best to use to get rid of acne scars/dark spots?

Would consult: With your dermatologist for an individualized treatment plan. ...Read more

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What is an easy way to get rid of scars from acne?

What is an easy way to get rid of scars from acne?

No such thing: I see you are a 23 year old woman. I'm sorry your acne was neglected when you were a teenager, producing scars. All the "pop" remedies for scars you find on the internet are phony. The actual depressed scars can be managed by a dermatologist or plastic surgeon using fillers, laser and/or microsurgery. Please try to lose weight and have a competent physician rx the acne you presently have. ...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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Is there a good way to get rid of zits & acne scars naturally?

Healing scars: When our bodies sustain an injury, the immediate response is inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling). This is the body increasing the blood flow and bringing healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. As healing occurs, new tissues fill in that are different than normal and less elastic. This is a scar. Over time it will fade in color but always be there. ...Read more

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What is an effective way to get rid of acne marks?

What is an effective way to get rid of acne marks?

Need a specialist: Nothing that you or an ordinary physician can do will help. Some folks don't mind the scars, and some movie stars actually cultivate them to play tough-guy roles. Dermatologists can do dermabrasion, microsurgery, laser resurfacing, or temporary fillers. I'm sorry this happened to you, and i wish you luck in your search for what you want. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of acne marks?

What is the best way to get rid of acne marks?

Depends on the "mark: If these are only red and not depressed they will sometimes resolve naturally. The the marks are scars treatment depends on the nature of the scar. Depressec smooth scars respond to saline injections, laser resurfacing or fillers. Thickened red areas may do best with lasers or injectible cortisone. Evaluation by your dermatologist is the best idea. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of scars (not just acne scars, but scars in general)?

What is the best way to get rid of scars (not just acne scars, but scars in general)?

Improve, not remove: Scars are permanent. Having said that, there are ways to make them less noticeable. The first is time: scars mature over 6-18 months and don't assume their final form till then. Other methods are pressure, silicone sheeting, mederma, steroid injections or surgery. Surgery is a last resort for most scars, but many can be improved in this way if all else fails. ...Read more

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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