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

Acne scar treatment: For shallow acne scarring, dermabrasion and co2 lasers can help smooth the skin. For deeper scarring, excision of the scars followed by closure with stitches is usually required. If redness is secondary to an acne outbreak, treating the outbreak should resolve it. For chronic redness, first see a dermatologist as you may have a treatable rash. Otherwise, hydroquinone cream can lighten the skin. ...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 is the best way to get rid of acne scarring and oil production?

What is the best way to get rid of acne scarring and oil production?

Depends.: That's a very broad question, as there are many mechanisms involved in the production of different aspects of acne, including oil production. A dermatologist can help you choose a regimen that will work best for your particular situation. As for scarring, the best way to prevent that is to get your acne under control. Again, a dermatologist can help you with that. ...Read more

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What's the best way to get rid of acne scars on arms?

What's the best way to get rid of acne scars on arms?

Acne scar tx: It depends.....If the scars are flat and discolored there are otc and prescription strength creams to help blend the pigment. If they are indented or look like divots that means there is some scar tissue in there and they will be harder to treat. You want to build up some collagen in the indented areas to " fill" them back out. Microneedling, lasers and injected dermal filler can help do this. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of deep acne scars without a skin graph?

What is the best way to get rid of deep acne scars without a skin graph?

Treaeting Acne Scars: Subcision and medical microneedling work well for improving depressed, off-colored scars although mature scars are, by definition, permanent, there are fortunately ways to significantly improve their appearance regardless of whether they resulted from injury, infection or surgery. When treating atrophic scars, i.e. Those that are depressed below the level of the skin surface, attention must be g. ...Read more

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

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

Surgery or laser: Pock marks or "ice pick scars should be removed with a dermal punch and closed with a few sutures. Shallow scars usually improve with dermabrasion. Laser treatment is often helpful as well. ...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. 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. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

Pimples are a kind of acne, and are a condition where oil gets trapped in a pore of the skin resulting in small area of ...Read more