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How long does it take for superficial acne scars to disappear?

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Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine
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In brief: Depends

The deeper the acne infection, the deeper the scar. Cystic acne can scar for life.
If it was a deep, bad pimple, theoretically, some scars can take up to a year to heal. Most acne scars will also pigment and that can be permanent. Usually if its superficial, will disappear in 2 weeks.

In brief: Depends

The deeper the acne infection, the deeper the scar. Cystic acne can scar for life.
If it was a deep, bad pimple, theoretically, some scars can take up to a year to heal. Most acne scars will also pigment and that can be permanent. Usually if its superficial, will disappear in 2 weeks.
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Dr. Anil Shah
Facial Plastic Surgery

In brief: Depends

Some acne scars fade , some stay forever. Redness will typically fade.
Deeper scars will linger and may require intervention to help fade.

In brief: Depends

Some acne scars fade , some stay forever. Redness will typically fade.
Deeper scars will linger and may require intervention to help fade.
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Dr. Anil Shah
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