Is there any way to get rid of acne scars once you have them?

Can be improved. Various treatments can be useful to treat acne scarring. Selection of treatment depends on various factors, including the type of scar, location, your skin type & other factors. Treatments include microdermabrasion, dermabrasion, fillers, surgical subcision, and lasers such as fraxel and fractionated co2 resurfacing.
Yes. Marks left behind by acne can range from skin discoloration to pitted scars. First, make sure to your acne is under control, so that you stop collecting new marks. Skin discoloration can fade with time (months) & sun protection. Other treatments include retin-a, dermabrasion, subscission, & lasers. Pitted scars & persistent skin discoloration often respond to lasers. Consult a dermatologist.

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Is there any way to get rid of acne scars, 100%? I mean are plastic surgeries done for acne scars removal?

Can improve scars. Plastic surgery can significantly IMPROVE acne scars with a wide variety of modalities, ranging from skin emolients to injectables, to dermabrasions or Laser resurfacing....Dr. Csaba L.Magassy. Read more...

Any way to get rid of acne scars at home? I have little holes and hyperpigmentation. It looks like red with a black "hole" in the middle

Unfortunately . Unfortunately I do not know of any way to remove acne scars at home. Other than giving them time. There are options for improving the scars though, just nothing I know of to try at home. Sorry. Read more...

Is there a quick way to get rid of acne scars?

No quick 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...

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

Different options. Are available... First, you need to get control of the acne itself, if you haven't already. Depending on the size, depth and number of scars you can consider peels, laser treatments, dermabrasion, etc. Seek consultation with a facial plastic surgeon. Read more...
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...
Scars are permanent. Like all scars, acne scars are permanent. There are things to improve the appearance: laser treatments, excision for ice pick type scars, or fillers are the most common form of treatment. Best to prevent acne. Read more...
Acne scars. There are a variety of treatments that vary according to the severity of scars: chemical peels, dermabrasion, laser resurfacing, fillers, fat grafting, excision, grafting, etc. Read more...

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...

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...

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...
No quick answer. Unfortunately, there is not a quick or easy solution. The best approaches are -laser treatements -tca cross treatments -excision of individual scars sometimes a combination of these approaches is best. Read more...

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...