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Will a chemical peel help with the pitted scars on my face from acne?

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Dr. Jason Hall
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree

In brief: A little

Deep acne scars are difficult to completely remove.
Chemical peeling will help some, but the best results are with fractional laser skin resurfacing. It usually takes 2-4 treatments depending on how bad the acne scars are, but the improvement gained with laser treatments can be impressive.

In brief: A little

Deep acne scars are difficult to completely remove.
Chemical peeling will help some, but the best results are with fractional laser skin resurfacing. It usually takes 2-4 treatments depending on how bad the acne scars are, but the improvement gained with laser treatments can be impressive.
Dr. Jason Hall
Dr. Jason Hall
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Dr. Robert Alexander
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Partially

Use of chemical peels follow the existing surface scars so cannot provide much smoothing effects.
Mechanical dermabrasion to plane the skin usually works better. Some strong laser resurfacing works. Each help stimulate new collagen under your skin to provide some additional smoothing of the scar sites.

In brief: Partially

Use of chemical peels follow the existing surface scars so cannot provide much smoothing effects.
Mechanical dermabrasion to plane the skin usually works better. Some strong laser resurfacing works. Each help stimulate new collagen under your skin to provide some additional smoothing of the scar sites.
Dr. Robert Alexander
Dr. Robert Alexander
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Dr. Todd Sisto
Breast Surgery

In brief: Not unless deep

Other options better.

In brief: Not unless deep

Other options better.
Dr. Todd Sisto
Dr. Todd Sisto
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Dr. Darab Hormozi
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: In some degree

Chemical peel can reduce the appearance of pits to some degree.
For deeper pits a minor surgical intervention can be needed to with injection of fat or fillers under the pits.

In brief: In some degree

Chemical peel can reduce the appearance of pits to some degree.
For deeper pits a minor surgical intervention can be needed to with injection of fat or fillers under the pits.
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Dr. Darab Hormozi
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