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How do I get rid of my facial pimples without leaving any scars?

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Dr. Frederick Coville
Surgery - Plastics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Treat early

You have to treat early and aggressively.
If you already have scars, then other things may have to be done. But if you treat before you develop scarring, you have won the game. Nowadays, there are many treatment options to shut down acne quickly and effectively. Topical retinoids, such as tretinoin, combined with topical antibiotics, light therapy and others all can work wonders. Dr fred coville, .

In brief: Treat early

You have to treat early and aggressively.
If you already have scars, then other things may have to be done. But if you treat before you develop scarring, you have won the game. Nowadays, there are many treatment options to shut down acne quickly and effectively. Topical retinoids, such as tretinoin, combined with topical antibiotics, light therapy and others all can work wonders. Dr fred coville, .
Dr. Frederick Coville
Dr. Frederick Coville
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Dr. Sejal Shah
Dermatology

In brief: Can't always prevent

It may not be possible to completely prevent scarring.
To minimize scarring: 1. Treat acne early and try to use treatments that can help prevent acne 2. Don't pick or pop pimples 3. Avoid anything that can cause more irritation such as harsh products or scrubbing if you are prone to scarring or get large/deep/cystic acne see a doctor right away to discuss treatment options.

In brief: Can't always prevent

It may not be possible to completely prevent scarring.
To minimize scarring: 1. Treat acne early and try to use treatments that can help prevent acne 2. Don't pick or pop pimples 3. Avoid anything that can cause more irritation such as harsh products or scrubbing if you are prone to scarring or get large/deep/cystic acne see a doctor right away to discuss treatment options.
Dr. Sejal Shah
Dr. Sejal Shah
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