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Does tazorac (tazarotene) help with acne scars?

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Dr. Anil Shah
Facial Plastic Surgery

In brief: Probably not

Acne scars are not likely to be treated with tazorac (tazarotene).
Tazorac (tazarotene) can improve skin texture however and skin discolorations.

In brief: Probably not

Acne scars are not likely to be treated with tazorac (tazarotene).
Tazorac (tazarotene) can improve skin texture however and skin discolorations.
Dr. Anil Shah
Dr. Anil Shah
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In brief: See below

Tazorac (tazarotene) does not treat acne scarring.
It is a topical retinoid similar to, but more potent that retin-a. It can help prevent new acne scars by preventing serious breakouts as part of an acne treatment regimen. Some patients (especially those with darker skin tones) can develop dark spots from acne. These are not actually scars and Retin-A can help improve them over the course of many months.

In brief: See below

Tazorac (tazarotene) does not treat acne scarring.
It is a topical retinoid similar to, but more potent that retin-a. It can help prevent new acne scars by preventing serious breakouts as part of an acne treatment regimen. Some patients (especially those with darker skin tones) can develop dark spots from acne. These are not actually scars and Retin-A can help improve them over the course of many months.
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