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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

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 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 way to get rid of pimple scars?

A little bit of work: Facial scars from acne can be addressed with office based cosmetic procedures. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of acne?

What is the best way to get rid of acne?

Scientific Rx: I'm going to assume that topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated, a salicylic acid wash and topical retinoic acid have all failed. Ignore all "pop" advice. Your physician needs to add a prescription-strength Rx. You're female so the oral contraceptive pill or spironolaction are options. An antibiotic may be all that's required. If you need isotretinoin, don't worry about the scare stories. Cheers. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of facial scars (pimples)?

What is the best way to get rid of facial scars (pimples)?

Scar improvement: Is possible, but once a scar is present, it can never be totally removed. Options for treatment depend on the age of the scars, presence of active acne, depth of scars, other skin conditions which may be present, etc. Treatments can include lasers, peels, scar revision, dermabrasion, topical treatments, etc. Seek a facial plastic surgeon or dermatologist with experience in that area. ...Read more

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What exactly is the fastest and safest way to get rid of acne scars?

Laser: You know that you can't do it by yourself. From my reading, laser treatment's worked remarkably well for most folks. Injections, surgery, and dermabrasion are also used. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of blemishes?

What is the best way to get rid of blemishes?

Blemish: The treatment depends on the problem causing the blemish is it a hyperpigmented scar, a depression, an ice pick, a cyst, etc. Depending on the diagnosis treatments include: bleaching agents, peels, dermabrasion, laser resurfacing, skin needling, camouflage, tattoo, excision, grafting, fillers, fat grafting, puch grafting, soft tissue rearrangement, etc. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of ugly scars?

What is the best way to get rid of ugly scars?

Improve, not remove: All scars are permanent, and no surgeon or surgical technique presently in existence can completely remove or eliminate scars. Skilled plastic surgery can change the orientation, size, width, and bad texture of unsatisfactory scarring, but a new (hopefully better) scar will take its place. Sometimes the improved scar is so minimal it becomes essentially "invisible" but some scarring always remains. ...Read more

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

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

Pangea Organics: Try pangea products. They are plant based (not weird chemicals), organic, vegan, cruelty-free, gluten-free and fairtrade. The high antioxidant content found in these products supports collagen retention, helps stimulate micro-circulation, gently purifies, brightens skin tone and helps prevent discoloration and moisture loss. http://www.pangeaorganics.com/buffalo. ...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 quickest way to get rid of acne and blackheads?

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 the best way to get rid of acne fast?

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

Scientific Rx: Jhere's no quick fix. If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician. He/she may be able to add a topical antibiotic such as clindamycin, a retinoic acid derivative, a systemic antibiotic, topical sprionolactone or some other rx. All acne is manageable nowadays. Take advantage of what the 21st century offers. ...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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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 the best way to get rid of blackheads?

What is the best way to get rid of blackheads?

Exfoliate ; comedone: Extractor. Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day ; use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Exfoliate occasionally. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider otc products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > mild acne see dermatology (discuss meds, comedone extractor, pore strips, et. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of pimples?

What is the best way to get rid of pimples?

Rx: This is the 21st century and you shouldn't have to be troubled by these annoying lesions -- being a teen is difficult enough. I start with topical Clindamycin plus either benzoyl peroxide (over-the-counter) or a retinoic acid derivative (if there's lots of blackheads); a systemic antibiotic as appropriate is helpful if this fails and dermatologists have the big guns. Good luck. ...Read more

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

Butt Acne: Time may be the best healer for you. But things to live by are wearing clean underwear, bathing frequently. You may want to make sure you are not allergic to your soap or laundry detergent. If the acne is severe you may need prescription medication to get you back to fully normal skin. ...Read more

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What is the fastest way to get rid of pimple scars?

What is the fastest way to get rid of pimple scars?

No simple remedy: Minimizing inflammation but that is not an easy answer and no quick answer to to best of my knowledge. ...Read more

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What is the fastest way to get rid of acne?

Many things: Chemical peels are good, microneedling with prp, ipl or cosmetic laser works, proactive, and physician grade acne creams. ...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