Can acne scars/blackheads scar be permanent? Need expert opinions!

Yes. PhotoGuy is a quarterback who has major disfigurement because nobody cared enough to manage his acne when he was a teen. The same is true of actor Chris Pine -- he usually hides his scars with beard stubble. This remains a serious personal and professional liability. Please get treated effectively. Acne is not curable until it self-cures with time, but it is always manageable.

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What to do if I have acne scars ranging from 2007-2013 and blackhead scars that range from 2010-2013 can this be permanent?

Scarring. Some acne scars can shrink and fade over time on their own. However, some do not, and then treatment such as laser resurfacing or dermabrasion may be done. A doctor can provide evaluation and tell you what the options are. Read more...

How can I eliminate bodily acne scars and blackheads?

Laser and wash. Non-active acne scars can be treated by various types of laser which can do collateral thermal damage and enahnce healing- co2 laser being one of them. Although other lasers have proven benefits as well. Blackheads can be treated medically as well as surgically depending on the depth and size. Proper cleansing and some topical medications can be very helpful in eleminating/decreasing the formation. Read more...

How to get rid of blackheads and acne scars quickly?

Takes time. Use an otc salyclic acid topical product , either as a cleanser or as a topical gel. Read more...

How do I treat the acne on my back and prevent more scaring? I have some lumpy acne scaring on my back as well as new blackheads popping up. I know that I won’t be able to treat my acne scars until I get the current acne under control. I’m 18 and want thi

Sounds . Sounds like you have fairly severe acne and possibly need treatment with an oral anibiotic or possibly accutane. Accutane is an aggressive acne medication that can help improve severe nodulocystic acne (scarring acne). It is the best treatment to prevent scarring acne. I would recommend you visit a dermatologist who can evaluate you and determine if an antibiotic or possibly Accutane would be right for you. Read more...
Treating Acne differ. The cause of acne is poorly understood. However the consequences are well understood and may be devastating. While Accutane is one of the most effective treatments, therapy requires a full understanding of the risks. Once active cystic acne has occurred, practitioners differ in their treatment regimens. In the usa, medications & skin care are commonly recommended; in europe, surgery is more common. Read more...
This is serious. Acne on your back with scarring will require a minimium of both topical Rx (perhaps benzoyl peroxide) and some oral Rx, probably an antibiotic like tetraycline. It is likely that you are a candidate for isotretinoin. If offered this, I hope you will consider this -- you're an adult and can make your own decisions. I'm also sorry that your acne was neglected. Be tough and work to manage it. Read more...

How to get rid blackheads and some acnes? I've redish acne scar, can't make it fade, help? And anyone who know about nigella sativa (habbatus sauda)?

Facial first. Get a facial first but medications such as retinoids or salicylic acid may be beneficial to diminish recurrences. For this, seek the advice of a dermatologist. Read more...
Skin care. First see a qualified skin care specialist, such as an aesthetician. One affiliated with a physician will have access to skin care products that have stronger active ingredients. Drinking plenty of water, turning over your pillow case each night and cleansing agents with glycolic acids may assist. www.artofplasticsurgery.com. Read more...

How do you get rid of acne and acne scars. I also have blackheads on my arms and pimples on my back and neck too. I need a treatment that works fast?

Fractional Laser. Fractional laser can reduce the appearance of acne scars. This should be performed by a board certified dermatologist or plastic surgeon. Read more...
Acne vs scars. Acne treatment is a medical problem see your dermatologist scar removal is complex can be surgery lasar derm abrasion and a combo of these see your plastic surgeon. Read more...