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Doctor insights on: What Is The Best Treatment For Dark Spots That Fade Over Time

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What's the best treatment for dark spots following acne that healed?

What's the best treatment for dark spots following acne that healed?

Nothing: Please forgive me. Trying to bleach each little dark spot will be frustrating, largely ineffective, potentially disfiguring, and cause you to spend too much time looking at your face when most people care more about how fit you are, how you move, what you have to say, what you can do well, and how you treat others. Leave them alone. They'll fade over the months. ...Read more

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What is the best OTC product for removing hyper pigmentation scars all over the legs?

What is the best OTC product for removing hyper pigmentation scars all over the legs?

Scars on legs: How deep is the scar and can you send a picture.? Depending on how deep the scar is over-the-counter steroids may not work. Likely IPL would be your best bet. Consult with us to determine if you need further evaluation. ...Read more

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So what is the best thing to clear pimples and all the dark spots?

So what is the best thing to clear pimples and all the dark spots?

Combination: Acne you need a good cleanser, moisturizer, topical treatment like benzoyl peroxide, and sunscreen. Dark spots can be treated with chemical peel, these are likely post inflammatory hyper pigmentation. See a doctor for an individualized treatment. ...Read more

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How to get rid of children birth mark. The marks spot are on entire body in dark and light colours. It is curable.

How to get rid of children birth mark. The marks spot  are on entire body  in dark and light colours.  It is curable.

Need to see: Skin problems, birth marks and other things as well, really need to be seen first hand in order to make a diagnosis and to answer your question. Some birth marks can also be a sign of another disease and so it is important for your doctor to see the child. ...Read more

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I have a scaly red patch on face after exfoliating and cleaning acne area, what is the best treatment to make it fade away quickly? Best regard.

I have a scaly red patch on face after exfoliating and cleaning acne area, what is the best treatment to make it fade away quickly? Best regard.

Follow With A Doctor: The topical medications used to treat Acne commonly cause skin redness, irritation, dryness. Exfoliating products and scrubbing can damage the skin and are not recommended. Suggest applying an oil-free moisturizer twice daily after washing. Approach to Acne entails use of multiple meds to control inflammation/infection. Best chances for successful therapy occur with close supervision by a doctor. ...Read more

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What is the best home remedies for fading scars?

What is the best home remedies for fading scars?

Scars & VitaminE: Life holds no guarantees as we know, but vitamin e oil placed directly on the scar regularly can help to fade or remove the scar. You can get a bottle of it in the drug store. It's inexpensive and worth a try; just be patient. ...Read more

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Does hydroquinone cause cancer? What is the best over-the-counter treatment to fade age spots on hands?

Does hydroquinone cause cancer? What is the best over-the-counter treatment to fade age spots on hands?

Consider Herbals: Azelaic, arbutin, kojic, licorice root extract are all herbal skin lighteners that will be a bit less potent than hydroquinone, but should help in the long run. Make sure you follow the recommended guidelines on the products you are using. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What is the best over the countet fade cream for people with lichen plantus?

What is the best over the countet fade cream for people with lichen plantus?

None: Lichen planus is notorious for causing hyperpigmentation (dark spots) on the skin after resolving. The residual pigment is too deep in the skin to be cleared by bleaching creams over the counter or even by prescription. Best bet is hope that with time the spots will fade to some extent. Meanwhile avoid sun to the affected areas. ...Read more

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What to do with red acne marks that has been in the skin for a long time?

What to do with red acne marks that has been in the skin for a long time?

Remove it: you can have your doctor remove it or shave it or burn it,all office procedure. or you apply make up on it and live with it. ...Read more

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What product is best for fading dark spots on dark?

What product is best for fading dark spots on dark?

Depends on the spot: Fading dark spots on dark skin is difficult and dependent on what caused the dark spot in the 1st place., how long it has been there, and where in the skin (depth) it is. Best advice is to see a dermatologist who can evaluate the pigmentary changes and help provide the best treatment options (bleaching agent, lasers, surgery, tincture of time etc..). Good luck. ...Read more

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What's the best solution for dark circles.I have them around the whole eye not only from below. What r the best creams ever that work best.?Advise please

What's the best solution for dark circles.I have them around the whole eye not only from below. What r the best creams ever that work best.?Advise please

Hydrate: Eat a well balanced meal, drink plenty of fluids and stay hydrated, get plenty of sleep about 7-8 hours a day, use sunscreen and use sunglasses when you go outside. You can use a cold compress or a bag of frozen peas or something to put on your eyes to constrict the blood vessels that can cause under eye darkness. You can try an eye cream which contains caffeine in it. Otherwise surgery or makeup. ...Read more

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Please what is the best treatment for black spots on the face and chest? Also, what is the best thing to do to improve hair growth? And prevent break

Comedones: These are most likely comedies and may be related to sebaceous activity which may be improved with retinoids or a skin care regimen with gentle exfoliation and a non-comedogenic moisturizer. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for red marks on face from acne? I get teased for it all the time.

What are some home remedies for red marks on face from acne? I get teased for it all the time.

Acne: Acne needs to be treated by a dermatologist. There are many prescription medications that dermatologists prescribe that can greatly improve the appearance of the skin, as a result of acne. ...Read more

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Are there any laser skin treatments for age spots? I'm looking for a way to get rid of the dark spots on my face for good. I stay out of the sun and exfoliate regularly, but nothing seems to help. I don't want a temporary solution. Would laser skin treatm

Are there any laser skin treatments for age spots? I'm looking for a way to get rid of the dark spots on my face for good. I stay out of the sun and exfoliate regularly, but nothing seems to help. I don't want a temporary solution. Would laser skin treatm

Yes: Intense pulsed light (ipl) is a quick and effective way to fade unwanted skin pigment with little downtime. Permanent removal of unwanted skin pigment is much more difficult without permanently affecting the rest of your skin's natural skin color. Ipl followed by good skin care, sun protection and use of hydroquinone can extend the results of treatment but periodic touch-ups will be necessary. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for brown color of teeth?

What is the best treatment for brown color of teeth?

Tooth bleaching: Yellow and brown color teeth respond better to bleaching than gray colored teeth. Check with you dentist to see what he/she would recommend for your teeth and your expectations ...Read more

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What is the best remedy for white heads on the nose and cheek (near the eyes ) . Good medicine or home remedy? Is better?

What is the best remedy for white heads on the nose and cheek (near the eyes ) .  Good medicine or home remedy?  Is better?

Cleanser: I would start with a gentle cleanser like cetaphil. Use that daily for a month and see if you notice an improvement. After that i might try an over the counter cream which contains a drug called benzoyl peroxide. If those things do not work then discuss with your doctor. Sometimes prescription creams or even oral medications can help. ...Read more